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04-23-2018

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Austin-Area Sports Medicine Team Provides Concussion-Related “Youth Sports Safety Month” Tips…

04-23-2018


PR Web (press release)
Austin-Area Sports Medicine Team Provides Concussion-Related “Youth Sports Safety Month” Tips
PR Web (press release)
Sports injuries among young athletes are on the rise. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), high school athletes account for an estimated 2 million...

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Former athlete leading the effort to solve sports concussion crisis -…

04-22-2018


Santa Ynez Valley News
Former athlete leading the effort to solve sports concussion crisis
Santa Ynez Valley News
One concussive brain injury is too many and yet thousands of players have sustained far more during the course of their youth, high school, college and pro careers. “We...

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Rising concussion awareness leads one high school to invest in high-tech…

04-22-2018


Bend Bulletin
Rising concussion awareness leads one high school to invest in high-tech football helmets
Bend Bulletin
From 2012 to 2017, the number of children participating in the Bend Park & Recreation District tackle football league dropped by more than one-third while many other park district youth...

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Making an impact: Concussions and student athletes - Portland Tribune

04-19-2018


Portland Tribune
Making an impact: Concussions and student athletes
Portland Tribune
... InvestigateWest has contacted every public high school in Oregon, requesting concussion records for the 2015-16 and 2016-17 academic years. In announcing the initiative last fall, InvestigateWest Managing Director Lee van der Voo acknowledged that ...

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High school journalists assisting on statewide investigation of concussions - InvestigateWest

04-19-2018


InvestigateWest
High school journalists assisting on statewide investigation of concussions
InvestigateWest
If there's one thing adults just don't understand, it's probably the world and culture of high school. So when we started talking about a series on head injuries in youth sports, we thought: “Why not ask...

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Concussion project spurs student journalists, too - Portland Tribune

04-19-2018


Portland Tribune
Concussion project spurs student journalists, too
Portland Tribune
Van der Voo introduced the Rattled project and talked about sports concussions. She also joined me at a NextGen Media workshop for editors of high school newspapers at the University of Oregon's School of Journalism in downtown...

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Concussion: Video Education Program for High School Football Players - United…

04-17-2018


United States Sports Academy Sports Journal
Concussion: Video Education Program for High School Football Players
United States Sports Academy Sports Journal
Specifically, educating high school football players helped us target behaviors within the sport that are innate to an athlete playing football. While planning the program, we...

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Elbin to Receive Early Career Award for Research on Sport-related Concussion…

04-17-2018


Elbin to Receive Early Career Award for Research on Sport-related Concussion
University of Arkansas Newswire
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – R.J. Elbin, a University of Arkansas faculty member who studies sport-related concussion, will receive the first Early Career Award given by the Sport Neuropsychology Society. The award recognizes...

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Only 40% of Youth Concussions Caused by Contact Sports - Medscape

04-11-2018


Medscape
Only 40% of Youth Concussions Caused by Contact Sports
Medscape
"This study tells us that we need to extend traumatic brain injury prevention and management outside of youth sports to ensure all children who sustain a concussion receive the necessary care to return to daily childhood...

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It's Not Just Contact Sports: Youth Concussions Result from Broad Range…

04-04-2018


It's Not Just Contact Sports: Youth Concussions Result from Broad Range of Activities
PR Newswire (press release)
"Clinicians and school-based personnel need to be aware of the fact that concussions also happen in life and not just sports and must also have the appropriate index of...

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