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08-20-2018

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College Crosse Prospectus - August 20, 2018: New Seasons Crossecast; Vancouver…

08-20-2018


College Crosse (blog)
College Crosse Prospectus - August 20, 2018: New Seasons Crossecast; Vancouver Canucks Target Youth Lacrosse ...
College Crosse (blog)
Dr. Michael O'Brien, director of the Sports Concussion Clinic at the Micheli Center for Sports Injury Prevention in Massachusetts, joined Bill Littlefield to explain why...

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Hall of Famer Eric Lindros' idea to eliminate body contact from…

08-19-2018


USA TODAY
Hall of Famer Eric Lindros' idea to eliminate body contact from NHL should be commended
USA TODAY
... the NHL to remove body contact from the sport. Lindros, whose 13-year career was cut short by multiple concussions, offered his position in a talk at the...

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Do the benefits of youth sports outweigh the risks? - The…

08-19-2018


Do the benefits of youth sports outweigh the risks?
The Keene Sentinel
Participation in youth sports has declined over the past decade for a variety of reasons: an increased interest in video games and other activities, a growing concern about the long term effects of injuries...

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Barrow Institute: More parents, teen athletes worried about concussions - KTAR.com

08-18-2018


KTAR.com
Barrow Institute: More parents, teen athletes worried about concussions
KTAR.com
“These numbers indicate parents and student-athletes are more informed but more fearful of sport-related concussion and its possible long-term health effects,” says Dr. Javier Cárdenas, director of the Barrow Concussion and Brain Injury Center at ...

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Do youth sports benefits outweigh risks? - New Jersey Herald

08-17-2018


New Jersey Herald
Do youth sports benefits outweigh risks?
New Jersey Herald
Participation in youth sports has declined over the past decade for a variety of reasons: an increased interest in video games and other activities, a growing concern about the long-term effects of injuries, and the...

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Our view: Parents still lack enough guidance on youth football brain…

08-17-2018


Press of Atlantic City
Our view: Parents still lack enough guidance on youth football brain injuries
Press of Atlantic City
In light of opposition from sports officials and other lawmakers, she hopes later this year to revise the bill to give parents more options, according to NJ...

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Sports governing bodies have developed concussion policies, protocols - Volleyball Magazine

08-16-2018


Volleyball Magazine
Sports governing bodies have developed concussion policies, protocols
Volleyball Magazine
Many organizations' protocols reference materials from two initiatives: the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's HEADS UP Concussion in Youth Sports and the Consensus Statement on Concussion in Sport by the International Conference on ...

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The concussion question: Youth football faces challenges to maintain safe play…

08-15-2018


Madison.com
The concussion question: Youth football faces challenges to maintain safe play
Madison.com
Former University of Wisconsin and NFL linebacker Chris Borland, who retired due to the potential long-term effects of head trauma, is among those who feel strongly that tackle football is not appropriate as a...

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More people are being diagnosed with concussions. Here are some things…

08-06-2018


Tampa Bay Times
More people are being diagnosed with concussions. Here are some things you should know.
Tampa Bay Times
As kids across the Tampa Bay area prepare to return to school, physicians are gearing up for the start of the fall sports season and the head...

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OPINION: Keeping your head over concussions - MyCentralJersey.com

07-31-2018


MyCentralJersey.com
OPINION: Keeping your head over concussions
MyCentralJersey.com
Concerns about sports concussions have been growing rapidly in New Jersey and across the country amid stories of a high percentage of deceased former football players found to have suffered from Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE), ... Scolaro Moser ...

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