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Head Cases: NFL to Add Concussion-Only Trainers to Games - TIME

Head Cases: NFL to Add Concussion-Only Trainers to Games - TIME | Concussion Prevention News | Scoop.it
CBSSports.comHead Cases: NFL to Add Concussion-Only Trainers to GamesTIMEThe NFL keeps saying it wants to take concussions seriously.
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Hornets coach Monty Williams slams NBA concussion policy, sounds dumb - Yahoo! Sports (blog)

Hornets coach Monty Williams slams NBA concussion policy, sounds dumb - Yahoo! Sports (blog) | Concussion Prevention News | Scoop.it
Yahoo! Sports (blog)Hornets coach Monty Williams slams NBA concussion policy, sounds dumbYahoo!
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QB Quinn admits trying to play through concussion - News 10NBC

San Francisco ChronicleQB Quinn admits trying to play through concussionNews 10NBCCollins helped design the ImPACT test now used by many professional sports leagues, including the NFL, to assess concussions and determine when an injured athlete can...
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NFL concerns over concussions, player safety extend to youth football - Washington Post

NFL concerns over concussions, player safety extend to youth football - Washington Post | Concussion Prevention News | Scoop.it
NFL concerns over concussions, player safety extend to youth footballWashington PostNFL concerns over concussions, player safety extend to youth football.
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Concussion Topic Takes Center Stage in NFL's Fall 2012 Health ...

The league wrote that “advocacy” is another “pillar,” pointing out that it is “a passionate advocate for the passage of youth concussion laws in every state. As of September 2012, 40 states and the District of Columbia have ...
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Concussions end girl's soccer career - The Tennessean

Concussions end girl's soccer careerThe TennesseanAfter suffering another concussion playing soccer, Amanda Torrez and her mother, Donna Torrez consult with Vanderbilt concussion expert, Dr.
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Head games still persist in sports

Head games still persist in sports | Concussion Prevention News | Scoop.it
Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Robert Griffin III are the latest to downplay or ignore concussions for the sake of staying in the game.
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Sports concussions don't vary by gender - Holy Kaw!

Sports concussions don't vary by gender - Holy Kaw! | Concussion Prevention News | Scoop.it
A new study contradicts the popular notion that girls are worse off after sports-related concussions. "Our hypothesis was that females would experience greater levels of acute, post-concussive, neurocognitive impairment than ...
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Purple Hearts for Combat Concussions Finally a Full Reality ...

In 2010, NPR reported that some Army commanders refused to award the Purple Heart to many troops who got concussions in combat because they didn't consider these "real" injuries. As a result of our story, the Army did its ...
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CBS: Study: Brain disease deaths high in NFL veterans

NEW YORK — A study of former NFL players finds they were unusually prone to dying from degenerative brain disease, the latest indication that repeated blows to the head may cause serious trouble later on.
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It's About Dang Time « The Concussion Blog

It's About Dang Time « The Concussion Blog | Concussion Prevention News | Scoop.it
While some products “claim” that they do not promote concussion prevention they feed emails and media enough information about its “possible” properties that a leap is natural. Heck some companies use “research” to tout ...
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297-lb Texas boy too big to play peewee football

297-lb Texas boy too big to play peewee football | Concussion Prevention News | Scoop.it
A suburban Dallas boy has been barred from playing peewee football because the league says he is just too big at nearly 300 pounds.
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SE Valley school districts tackle concerns about concussions - Arizona Republic

SE Valley school districts tackle concerns about concussions - Arizona Republic | Concussion Prevention News | Scoop.it
SE Valley school districts tackle concerns about concussionsArizona RepublicA 15-year-old high-school linebacker suffers a hit during a Friday-night football game. A week later, he is hit again and begins vomiting and becomes dizzy.
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New law to require concussion training for high school coaches - Sacramento Bee (blog)

New law to require concussion training for high school coaches - Sacramento Bee (blog) | Concussion Prevention News | Scoop.it
PR WebNew law to require concussion training for high school coachesSacramento Bee (blog)A study published in the Journal of Athletic Training found that U.S.
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Football Concussions Invisible, Debilitating - Hartford Courant

Football Concussions Invisible, Debilitating - Hartford Courant | Concussion Prevention News | Scoop.it
Football Concussions Invisible, DebilitatingHartford CourantThe injury on the inside of the athlete's skull, however, remains unseen, unlike a broken leg.
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Youth sports safety - 5 tips to help protect your little athlete - Clay-Times Journal

Youth sports safety - 5 tips to help protect your little athlete - Clay-Times Journal | Concussion Prevention News | Scoop.it
Youth sports safety - 5 tips to help protect your little athleteClay-Times JournalIn fact, data indicates that emergency room visits of school-age athletes for serious injuries like concussions have significantly increased in recent years.
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More kids heading to ERs with concussions - abc13.com

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abc13.comMore kids heading to ERs with concussionsabc13.comHOUSTON (KTRK) -- The NFL is taking a closer look at head injuries and concussions. They can happen in all sports. NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt, Jr.
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NFL, union try to change culture on concussions - Huffington Post

NFL, union try to change culture on concussions - Huffington Post | Concussion Prevention News | Scoop.it
NFL, union try to change culture on concussionsHuffington PostNEW YORK — A high-profile rookie quarterback gets slammed in the side of the head and his Super Bowl-winning coach describes him as "shaken up." An All-Pro receiver admits to getting "my...
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Redskins fined $20000 for Robert Griffin III concussion announcement - Washington Post (blog)

Redskins fined $20000 for Robert Griffin III concussion announcement - Washington Post (blog) | Concussion Prevention News | Scoop.it
TSNRedskins fined $20000 for Robert Griffin III concussion announcementWashington Post (blog)The NFL fined the Washington Redskins $20,000 for the manner in which they announced information about the concussion suffered by rookie quarterback Robert...
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Athletic trainers play heads-up role at area high schools - Middletown Press

Athletic trainers play heads-up role at area high schoolsMiddletown Press“When a student-athlete gets a concussion, I will notify the school that night.
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Ivies and Big Ten to tackle concussions together

Ivies and Big Ten to tackle concussions together. The Ivy League and Big Ten conferences are entering a partnership to research concussions. By Eli Schultz. Spectator Staff Writer. Published September 4, 2012.
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NFL Communications - National Football League Grants $30 Million ...

NFL Communications - National Football League Grants $30 Million ... | Concussion Prevention News | Scoop.it
The league also collaborates with state legislatures to push for passage of youth concussion laws. Through funding for medical studies, collaboration with the military on their research and the work of the NFL's medical ...
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California Governor Jerry Brown Signs Concussion Training Bill ...

California Governor Jerry Brown Signs Concussion Training Bill ... | Concussion Prevention News | Scoop.it
The law requires a school district to immediately remove an athlete from a school-sponsored athletic activity if he or she is suspected of sustaining a concussion or head injury. Students are prohibited from returning to play ...
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Concussions: Is Your Child Safe Playing Youth Athletics? - Huffington Post

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Vermont Public RadioConcussions: Is Your Child Safe Playing Youth Athletics?Huffington PostIt is late August in Texas and a steamy 100 degrees in the shade. It can only mean one thing: football!
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After short lived football career, former Husker Blake Lawrence pushes ... - Daily Nebraskan

After short lived football career, former Husker Blake Lawrence pushes ... - Daily Nebraskan | Concussion Prevention News | Scoop.it
After short lived football career, former Husker Blake Lawrence pushes ...Daily Nebraskan“He sat me down after my third concussion and told me that I had to start thinking seriously about whether I wanted to play football again.
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Questions in Pittsburgh « The Concussion Blog

Questions in Pittsburgh « The Concussion Blog | Concussion Prevention News | Scoop.it
The handling of concussions in professional sports have been the easy target of people like me in the past. The hope was that with more stringent safeguards and protocols that this would not be an issue for much longer.
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