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09-23-2018

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CDC releases new youth concussion management guidelines ahead of awareness day…

09-21-2018


WSYR
CDC releases new youth concussion management guidelines ahead of awareness day
WSYR
"He knew he had a headache but he wasn't necessarily aware or thought that it was a concussion so he continued to play and didn't say anything to anybody." Cuyler was quickly convinced that...

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To play or not to play: The ongoing football question for…

09-21-2018


Muncie Star Press
To play or not to play: The ongoing football question for Muncie-area youth
Muncie Star Press
The Muncie YMCA recently started a league for elementary school kids, and according to the TackleBar website, it is one of three such leagues in Indiana. Malik Perry...

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Concussions remain a concern. Here's how coaches are making youth football…

09-21-2018


Evansville Courier & Press
Concussions remain a concern. Here's how coaches are making youth football safer | Lindskog
Evansville Courier & Press
EVANSVILLE, Ind. — During the dog days of every summer, the War on Football re-enters the public consciousness and spurns a debate about the sport's...

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Concussions in youth sports: How to spot them and what to…

09-18-2018


Florida Today
Concussions in youth sports: How to spot them and what to do next
Florida Today
Most people automatically associate concussions with football. However, a recent study found that girls soccer has the highest rate of concussions and traumatic brain injuries among all injuries suffered. According...

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Concussions in sports - Herald-Mail Media

09-17-2018


Herald-Mail Media
Concussions in sports
Herald-Mail Media
Having a concussion during a sports season places athletes at a higher risk for having a subsequent concussion. The risk is most increased in the initial seven to 10 days following a concussion. Though there is some controversy, youth and...

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Oregon high school football player sues for $38 million after suffering…

09-14-2018


OregonLive.com
Oregon high school football player sues for $38 million after suffering concussion
OregonLive.com
The dangers posed by concussions in youth sports have become a much-debated issue in the past decade. From 2009 to 2016, U.S. high-school athletes suffered almost 2.7 million concussions, according to a study...

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New CDC recommendations impact doctors treating youth sports brain injuries -…

09-07-2018


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New CDC recommendations impact doctors treating youth sports brain injuries
13newsnow.com WVEC
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WVEC) — Medical professionals in Hampton Roads said the new research on brain injuries in youth sports is changing how they treat children with concussions. Earlier this week, the Centers...

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The Real Cost of Youth Sports - Forbes

09-06-2018


Forbes
The Real Cost of Youth Sports
Forbes
Editor's note: This column was co-authored by Chris Nowinski, Ph.D. and CEO of the Concussion Legacy Foundation. As parents we all want the best for our kids to be successful in the classroom, in sports, and in life. Protecting...

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Research Brief: Studies uncover flaws in youth sports concussion laws -…

09-06-2018


UMN News
Research Brief: Studies uncover flaws in youth sports concussion laws
UMN News
However, it also shows that there are elevated risks in collision sports and actual concussion incidence rates are likely underestimated. The first study, titled “How Dangerous Are Youth Sports for the Brain?” identified...

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Studies uncover flaws in youth sports concussion laws - Medical Xpress

09-06-2018


Medical Xpress
Studies uncover flaws in youth sports concussion laws
Medical Xpress
All 50 states have passed a youth sports concussion law to help athletes and parents. But two new studies from the University of Minnesota suggest these laws are not giving athletes and parents the information...

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