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Youth Football: Should It Continue? - International Policy Digest

06-16-2019

Youth Football: Should It Continue?  International Policy DigestFootball is an increasingly dangerous sport for young kids. So why do we keep letting kids play the sport?

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Hard work helps Chargers senior Thomas through tough transition - Champaign/Urbana…

06-15-2019

Hard work helps Chargers senior Thomas through tough transition  Champaign/Urbana News-GazetteCHAMPAIGN — The last time Jared Thomas was The News-Gazette's All-Area boys' tennis Player of the Year, the Centennial athlete posed for a photo at the ...

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Miami Marlins' Jose Urena, Martin Prado sidelined with injury - Miami…

06-14-2019

Miami Marlins' Jose Urena, Martin Prado sidelined with injury  Miami HeraldThe Miami Marlins moved Jose Ureña to the 60-day Injured List with a herniated disc in his lower back. Martin Prado (hamstring) is on the 10-day IL.

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Emmy champ ‘Real Sports’ goes beyond scores to look at issues…

06-14-2019

Emmy champ ‘Real Sports’ goes beyond scores to look at issues and injustices  Los Angeles Times'Real Sports' host Bryant Gumbel says the focus of the Emmy-winning investigative series is to 'take a serious and intelligent look at sports.'

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Sports Commentary: Football Ban Takes Away Right To Choose - CapeNews.net

06-14-2019

Sports Commentary: Football Ban Takes Away Right To Choose  CapeNews.netIt was supposed to be a light week—us sports writers look forward to the summer months as much as the students, after all. That was until around 1 PM on.

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Binnington’s next contract is a challenge for Blues - NBC Sports

06-13-2019

Binnington’s next contract is a challenge for Blues  NBC SportsAs the champagne is still drying for the St. Louis Blues, let's consider a good problem to have: how much will they pay Jordan Binnington, the 25-year-old goalie ...

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Ohio State basketball youth development camp just around the corner -…

06-13-2019

Ohio State basketball youth development camp just around the corner  Buckeyes WireThe Ohio State basketball program is all set to kick off its annual Youth Development Camp. Here's all the information you need to know.

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‘Hit. Stop. Sit’: Flyers Legend Eric Lindros Backing Canada’s New Anti-Concussion…

06-12-2019

‘Hit. Stop. Sit’: Flyers Legend Eric Lindros Backing Canada’s New Anti-Concussion Legislation  CBS PhillyTORONTO (AP) — Hockey Hall of Famer Eric Lindros is hoping a new campaign launched across Ontario will help amateur athletes, parents and coaches better ...

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Three youth sports programs saved from rising fees - The Galt…

06-12-2019

Three youth sports programs saved from rising fees  The Galt HeraldDiscussions heated up at the Tuesday, June 4, Galt City Council meeting as Council members were asked to raise participation fees for youth sports.

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A Gap in Teacher Training: Working With Students Who Have Concussions…

06-12-2019

A Gap in Teacher Training: Working With Students Who Have Concussions  Education WeekA growing number of students have experienced a brain injury that could affect their ability to learn in school. Yet most teachers aren't prepared to work with ...

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The Mighty Bucks: Pro-Football Dreams Lead Vermonters to a Humble Arena…

06-12-2019

The Mighty Bucks: Pro-Football Dreams Lead Vermonters to a Humble Arena  Seven DaysThe New England Premier Sportsplex, in Danvers, Mass., advertises itself as a place for batting practice and birthday parties. Its 200-foot-long indoor turf field ...

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Sports -- and life: Camps teach skills plus lessons - Shelbyville…

06-11-2019

Sports -- and life: Camps teach skills plus lessons  Shelbyville Times-GazetteWayne Buckingham is about town planning summer events and sports camps. Considering the list of anticipated sports celebrities planning to attend, he expects ...

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Don't pick on dodgeball. It's no more 'oppressive' or 'problematic' than…

06-10-2019

Don't pick on dodgeball. It's no more 'oppressive' or 'problematic' than any sport  National PostContrary to recently published opinions, inclusion is at the very heart of the sport, says the president of Dodgeball Canada, Duane Wysynski.

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BLOG: Tackling CTE requires changes in how we think about football…

06-07-2019

BLOG: Tackling CTE requires changes in how we think about football  HealioOptometry Blogs | The Neuro-Optometric Rehabilitation Association International | by Robert Cantu, MD Chronic traumatic encephalopathy is a progressive, ...

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Remembering the Kraut line: D-Day heroes and Stanley Cup champs -…

06-07-2019

Remembering the Kraut line: D-Day heroes and Stanley Cup champs  NBC SportsThe childhood friends played for the Boston Bruins and when war broke out, they enlisted.

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Statistics Regarding Concussions Among Youth Athletes in Canada - NB Herard

06-04-2019

Statistics Regarding Concussions Among Youth Athletes in Canada  NB HerardCanada, Ontario, Toronto – 06-04-2019 (PRDistribution.com) — When we speak about concussions, we often think about athletes; football players, rugby ...

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What Exactly Is Sport-Specific Training? - STACK News

06-03-2019

What Exactly Is Sport-Specific Training?  STACK NewsSport-specific training has become one of the trendiest buzzwords in sports performance. Parents now constantly ask trainers if they offer it. In response to that ...

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Woman's Doctor: Girls more likely to get concussions - WBAL TV…

06-03-2019

Woman's Doctor: Girls more likely to get concussions  WBAL TV BaltimoreDr. Jessalyn Adam said new statistics show girls are more likely to get concussions while playing sports than boys.

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UO research helps kids get their lives back after a concussion…

06-03-2019

UO research helps kids get their lives back after a concussion  AroundtheOA concussion management team that includes UO faculty speeds treatment on head injuries.

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Baker Mayfield hosts youth football camp in Mayfield Heights - News…

06-01-2019

Baker Mayfield hosts youth football camp in Mayfield Heights  News 5 ClevelandAll weekend, youngsters aspiring to tackle like Baker Mayfield are learning the tricks of the trade through his youth football camp in Mayfield Heights.

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Study points to higher rate of concussions in youth boys lacrosse…

05-31-2019

Study points to higher rate of concussions in youth boys lacrosse than in high school or college  Baltimore SunMale youths who play lacrosse suffer more injuries and concussions than their counterparts in high school and college, a recently published national study ...

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Concussions in elite soccer not assessed according to expert recommendations -…

05-30-2019

Concussions in elite soccer not assessed according to expert recommendations  Science DailyAn average of at least one potential concussive event occurred per game during the 2016 UEFA European Championship and nearly three quarters of the head ...

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Pennsylvania Athletic Trainers' Society Hall of Fame Class 2019 - PR…

05-28-2019

Pennsylvania Athletic Trainers' Society Hall of Fame Class 2019  PR WebAt the 2019 annual Pennsylvania Athletic Trainers' Society (PATS) symposium in Gettysburg, two deserving individuals will be inducted into the Pennsylvania ...

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'Scrambled and smashed brains' activity teaches youth about concussion prevention -…

05-26-2019

'Scrambled and smashed brains' activity teaches youth about concussion prevention  The CountyHuman brains are much more fragile than one might think, despite the brain being protected by a hard skull and head. That's the lesson seventh-graders from ...

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Healthy Living: Concussions, the invisible injury - Colorado Springs Gazette

05-22-2019

Healthy Living: Concussions, the invisible injury  Colorado Springs GazetteThe soccer game was tied 1-1, with five minutes left in the period. The opposing team had earned a corner kick and kicked the ball high, setting up the ...

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Daily Briefing: eNASCAR Starts at Coca Cola 600, NeuroSport to Use…

05-21-2019

Daily Briefing: eNASCAR Starts at Coca Cola 600, NeuroSport to Use Eye-Sync Analysis  SportTechieTuesday, May 21, 2019 – A roundup of some of the key sports technology stories you need to know, including SportTechie's own *content* and stories from ...

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Awareness and information changing mindset on sports-related concussions - OurQuadCities

05-17-2019

Awareness and information changing mindset on sports-related concussions  OurQuadCitiesConcussions in youth sports have been a popular topic in recent years as more information is being gathered about the possible rammifications later in life.

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10 years ago: Lystedt concussion law made U.S. sports safer -…

05-14-2019

10 years ago: Lystedt concussion law made U.S. sports safer  UW Medicine NewsroomToday marks the 10th anniversary of the Zackery Lystedt Law, the first comprehensive mandate in the United States aimed to reduce concussion risk and protect ...

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Healthy Living: 10 years since Washington State passed first return-to-play law…

05-13-2019

Healthy Living: 10 years since Washington State passed first return-to-play law for youth sports  Q13 News SeattleIt's been 10 years since Washington State passed the Zack Lystedt Law, the nation's first return-to-play law to address and safely manage concussions in youth ...

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Younger lacrosse players have more concussions than older players - Reuters

05-10-2019

Younger lacrosse players have more concussions than older players  Reuters(Reuters Health) - Younger boys who play lacrosse are more likely to get injured and sustain concussions than high school or college players, a U.S. study ...

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Doctor shared his expertise on concussions during NorthBay Healthcare symposium -…

05-07-2019

Doctor shared his expertise on concussions during NorthBay Healthcare symposium  Vallejo Times HeraldAs a standout collegiate goalkeeper, Pete Zopfi spent his time making saves on the soccer pitch. Today, J. Peter Zopfi, D.O., makes very different saves — in the ...

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Serious Brain Injury: How Coaches and Game Announcers Can Impact Athletes…

05-07-2019

Serious Brain Injury: How Coaches and Game Announcers Can Impact Athletes' Health  WAERAn estimated 3.8 million concussions occur in the U-S each year, and around half of those go unreported. For viewers of sports, the injury can be.

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Youth sports in the U.S. are time-consuming, expensive and stressful. Here's…

05-01-2019

Youth sports in the U.S. are time-consuming, expensive and stressful. Here's why Norway may have the answer  Deseret NewsIn Norway, 93 percent of children grow up playing organized sports because the costs are low, and "joy of sport for all,” rather than competition, is the...

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Concussion legislation for youth sports proposed by Liberals - CBC.ca

04-26-2019

Concussion legislation for youth sports proposed by Liberals  CBC.caDwight Ball visited a packed house at the Paradise Double Ice Complex Thursday evening.

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Youth football programs lean on crowdfunding to afford Vicis’ high-tech helmet…

04-24-2019

Youth football programs lean on crowdfunding to afford Vicis’ high-tech helmet  GeekWireFootball is still America's game in U.S. high schools, drawing more than a million athletes each year. But concerns over the lasting effects of concussions have ...

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California Youth Football Alliance Partners With Concussion Ed Program - SportTechie

04-23-2019

California Youth Football Alliance Partners With Concussion Ed Program  SportTechieA portion of CrashCourse provides *content* recorded in virtual reality to create an immersive learning experience.

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The Slow Drip of Football's Youth Participation Decline Continues Apace -…

04-19-2019

The Slow Drip of Football's Youth Participation Decline Continues Apace  ForbesMore numbers are released showing fewer kids playing the sport and more parents supporting youth tackle football bans.

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The 'brain is something that's forever': Concussions are major concern in…

04-16-2019

The 'brain is something that's forever': Concussions are major concern in youth soccer – here's what is being done to combat them  Dallas NewsFirst came the knockout, the hit to the head from either an elbow or another person's head -- really, he's still unsure...

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Know how to spot concussion symptoms, get the right help -…

04-12-2019

Know how to spot concussion symptoms, get the right help  Cherry Hill Courier PostUsually caused by an impact to the head or body, many concussions are sports related but can also be sustained from falls, fights, or abuse.

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Apps Can't Diagnose a Concussion: What Parents Need to Know -…

04-12-2019

Apps Can't Diagnose a Concussion: What Parents Need to Know  HealthlineThe Food and Drug Administration is urging people to steer clear of apps that claim to evaluate, diagnose or treat head injuries including concussions.

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Concussion in Youth Sports | Health | union-bulletin.com - Walla Walla…

04-12-2019

Concussion in Youth Sports | Health | union-bulletin.com  Walla Walla Union-BulletinIf you are the parent of a middle-school or high-school athlete, you are probably aware of the intensified concerns involving sports concussions.

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Avoid rushing to specialize your kids in a sport too early…

04-11-2019

Avoid rushing to specialize your kids in a sport too early  Charleston Post CourierMatt Hansen's daughter competes as a high-level gymnast, having fallen in love with the sport after she first learned how to tumble. She skips birthday parties ...

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Horse racing is more dangerous than football for concussions. Why US…

04-10-2019

Horse racing is more dangerous than football for concussions. Why US tracks are so far behind on safety  Courier JournalJockeys have high rates of concussions, but US horse racing lags behind other sports and other countries in dealing with them.

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Impact of concussions reduced in children with more years of sport…

04-04-2019

Impact of concussions reduced in children with more years of sport experience  Science DailyResearch found that children who have played in a performance sport for at least seven years, and have a history of concussion, recover better from ...

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Kids should not be allowed to play tackle football - Vox.com

04-03-2019

Kids should not be allowed to play tackle football  Vox.comPart of Hindsight 2070: We asked 15 experts, “What do we do now that will be considered unthinkable in 50 years?” Here's what they told us.

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Opinion: NFL and its 'Legends' hit the mark with investment in…

04-02-2019

Opinion: NFL and its 'Legends' hit the mark with investment in youth and high school football  USA TODAYWillie McGinest and Michael Robinson both are helping the NFL with its bid to improve instruction, technique and safety in youth football.

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Most parents would support age restrictions for tackle football - Reuters

04-01-2019

Most parents would support age restrictions for tackle football  Reuters(Reuters Health) - Even though there are no age restrictions on tackling in youth football in the U.S., a new survey suggests most parents would support rules ...

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Head Injuries in Soccer - U.S. News & World Report

04-01-2019

Head Injuries in Soccer  U.S. News & World ReportConcussions are an issue at every play level and in every age group.

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Football age limit bill thankfully falls flat in Augusta - Bangor…

03-28-2019

Football age limit bill thankfully falls flat in Augusta  Bangor Daily NewsState policymakers and experts should take a closer look at concussions in youth sports. But banning football under a certain age would have been excessive.

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New study links brain injuries to youth sports - KVIA El…

03-27-2019

New study links brain injuries to youth sports  KVIA El PasoEl Paso, TEXAS - A new report from the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention pinpoints several contact sports as top causes behind emergency ...

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New recommendations suggested for treating children with concussions - Sun Sentinel

03-27-2019

New recommendations suggested for treating children with concussions  Sun SentinelThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has reviewed all the research and made recommendations to help guide us as we care for children with ...

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First ratings for youth football helmets address sport's largest pool of…

03-20-2019

First ratings for youth football helmets address sport's largest pool of athletes  Science DailyWith the release of youth football-helmet ratings -- consumers can see which helmets best reduce concussion risk.

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These sports are most likely to send kids to ER with…

03-14-2019

These sports are most likely to send kids to ER with brain injuries  CNNAlmost 2 million children and teens -- an average of 283000 each year -- were seen in emergency rooms across the United States for traumatic brain injuries ...

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Scientists teach machines to predict recovery time from sports-related concussions -…

03-07-2019

Scientists teach machines to predict recovery time from sports-related concussions  Science DailyDeciding when an athlete can return to the game after a head injury makes managing the treatment of sports-related concussions very complicated. Scientists ...

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More Pop Warner Safety Changes Come As The Battle For Football's…

03-04-2019

More Pop Warner Safety Changes Come As The Battle For Football's Soul Intensifies  ForbesTo paraphrase Yogi Berra, football has come to a fork in the road, and is taking it. On one side are organizations trying to address safety concerns to mollify ...

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Concussion risks raise the stakes for sports organizations - Insurance Business

03-01-2019

Concussion risks raise the stakes for sports organizations  Insurance BusinessIn recent years, the world of sports has been shaken up by an increased awareness of concussions and their long-term consequences, especially after a ...

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State lawmakers consider youth sports concussion bill - KXLY Spokane

02-26-2019

State lawmakers consider youth sports concussion bill  KXLY SpokaneWhen you think of concussions, your mind might go straight to football, but state lawmakers are trying to change that through a new Senate bill focused on ...

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Sport-Related Concussion in Children and Adolescents | From the American Academy…

02-25-2019

Sport-Related Concussion in Children and Adolescents | From the American Academy of Pediatrics  AAP NewsSport-related concussion is an important topic in nearly all sports and at all levels of sport for children and adolescents. Concussion knowledge and approaches ...

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Concussion education program collaborates with youth sports organization - Radiology Business

02-21-2019

Concussion education program collaborates with youth sports organization  Radiology BusinessCrashCourse—a virtual reality concussion education program—announced a new partnership with the sports organization American Youth Football and Cheer ...

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Concussion laws: How does your state stack up? - Reveal

02-09-2019

Concussion laws: How does your state stack up?  RevealNearly a decade ago, lawmakers in Oregon and Washington state enacted the first laws on how to handle student-athlete concussions, in reaction to severe ...

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