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Concussion News - Youth Sports

A Boston University neurologist is at odds with his own school's…

09-21-2017


Boston.com
A Boston University neurologist is at odds with his own school's ...
Boston.com
Dr. Peter Cummings picked a conspicuous day to explain why he lets his 11-year-old son play tackle football. In an essay Tuesday for Yahoo Sports, the Boston ...

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Baltimore County football programs addressing concerns over the sport's potential for…

09-20-2017


Baltimore Sun
Baltimore County football programs addressing concerns over the sport's potential for head injury
Baltimore Sun
Today's gridiron warriors, starting in youth leagues as young as age 5 and continuing through high school and beyond, are learning how to play a kinder and gentler version of...

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I'm a brain scientist and I let my son play football…

09-19-2017


Yahoo Sports
I'm a brain scientist and I let my son play football
Yahoo Sports
As a result of the media attention, people are now saying there should be no more youth football; there are even people who are insinuating I am abusing my son by allowing...

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Playing Tackle Football Before 12 Is Tied to Brain Problems Later…

09-19-2017


New York Times
Playing Tackle Football Before 12 Is Tied to Brain Problems Later
New York Times
In phone interviews and online surveys, the researchers found that players in all three groups who participated in youth football before the age of 12 had a twofold “risk of...

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Wake Forest concussion study shows impact of football drills | News…

09-15-2017


Wake Forest concussion study shows impact of football drills | News ...
News & Observer
During 30 practices over the course of a recent football season, nine youth players sustained a combined total of 2125 head impacts while participating in ...

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Repetitive hits, concussions, and a mother's long goodbye to youth football…

09-12-2017


Washington Post
Repetitive hits, concussions, and a mother's long goodbye to youth football
Washington Post
On this night, Nowinski was a guest on my sports radio talk show in Chicago, and what had begun as a conversation about the latest research in CTE in NFL players had...

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Head games: Keeping an eye on concussions in NH youth football…

09-10-2017


Concord Monitor
Head games: Keeping an eye on concussions in NH youth football
Concord Monitor
Teri Sanborn stood on the sideline, watching her son play football, torn by recent events. It was just four days after 12-year-old Matt Sanborn took a shoulder to his helmet during the...

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Youth football participation declines as worries mount about ... - Chicago…

09-05-2017


Chicago Tribune
Youth football participation declines as worries mount about ...
Chicago Tribune
The Addison Cowboys youth football program is down to four teams from 12, a decline that mirrors the uneasy state of football in the Chicago area and beyond.

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Bad Brains: Inside football's concussion crisis - WTOP

08-29-2017


Bad Brains: Inside football's concussion crisis
WTOP
But the data is pretty clear that football players suffer brain injury at a higher rate than other sports. A 2011-12 study of youth football showed that concussions comprised 54 percent of all severe injuries suffered over two seasons...

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GBMC: Concussions in youth sports - ABC2News.com - ABC2 News

08-25-2017


ABC2 News
GBMC: Concussions in youth sports - ABC2News.com
ABC2 News
It's a new sports season for kids as they head back to school. But with the new season comes the risk of new injuries. According to the American Academy of ...

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