Study finds no link in hot weather play, increased concussion risk

A five-year study on NCAA athletes found that there was no correlation between playing in hot weather and an increased risk of concussions, Health Day reported.

However, the study showed that dehydration could increase the likelihood of a concussion.

As for the heat factor, researchers could not find an increase in concussions during games played in high temperatures. The study has yet to be published in a peer-reviewed journal.

-- Bill Bradley, contributing editor

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