In the study of the brain, impact and injury are just two events that can alter cognitive function. Pink Concussions is a non-profit organization that is intent on increasing the awareness of concussions in women and girls. This organization discusses the current research has had increased focus on men and boys because of their involvement in contact sports. However, women who are involved in sports have an increased incidence of sports-related injuries. The Pink Concussion organization found that female athletes report a higher number and severity of symptoms than their male counterparts.
The mission of this non-profit organization is to educate the general public on pre-injury factors and post-injury medical care. The following video shows an interview of Brittni Souder, a woman who played college-level soccer, and her experiences with concussions. Check out Pink Concussions at https://www.pinkconcussions.com/.