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5 Facts to Help Parents Feel Safe About Your Child Playing…

12-15-2018

5 Facts to Help Parents Feel Safe About Your Child Playing Football  FanbuzzWhen deciding if your child is safe to play football, there's a lot of conflicting info. Here are 5 facts to help make that decision easy.

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No Days Off For Mike - Bengals.com

12-15-2018

No Days Off For Mike  Bengals.comIt is a Tuesday, a Bengals' off day. But that is when Michael Johnson is always on top of his game. Then again, it's always been more than a game for Johnson ...

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'Three courageous women' and a potentially game-changing... - The Athletic

12-15-2018

'Three courageous women' and a potentially game-changing...  The AthleticThe lawsuit will send a shockwave through Canadian amateur sport not because of the cover-up allegations or the crimes involved, but because of the way the ...

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What to watch as Georgia begins Sugar Bowl practices - 247Sports

12-14-2018

What to watch as Georgia begins Sugar Bowl practices  247SportsDawgs247 reels off five areas to keep an eye on as Georgia starts bowl practices on Friday.

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Area excelling on football field with safer game despite drop in…

12-14-2018

Area excelling on football field with safer game despite drop in numbers  New Jersey HeraldThe scene at Newton High School on Nov. 16 had the feel of something special taking place.

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QB Mayfield flexing rocket arm for streaking Browns - GoErie.com

12-13-2018

QB Mayfield flexing rocket arm for streaking Browns  GoErie.comBaker Mayfield completed 79 percent of his passes (54 of 68) for 712 yards with eight TDs and no interceptions in Cleveland's past 3 wins.

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Irvington Resident Joins Phelps Hospital Staff - River Journal Staff

12-13-2018

Irvington Resident Joins Phelps Hospital Staff  River Journal StaffDr. Mark Herceg, a neuropsychologist specializing in brain injury and concussion, has joined Phelps Hospital in Sleepy Hollow. Formerly, Dr. Herceg, was the ...

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Experience, youth clash in the Robeson County Shootout girls bracket -…

12-13-2018

Experience, youth clash in the Robeson County Shootout girls bracket  The RobesonianJonathan Bym| The Robesonian Representatives from the 16 teams participating in the 2018 Robeson County Shootout pose for a group shot after the opening ...

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Youth football concussion rate is 5%, study finds - UW Medicine…

12-12-2018

Youth football concussion rate is 5%, study finds  UW Medicine NewsroomNew research from UW Medicine's Sports Health and Safety Institute and Seattle Children's Research Institute found concussion rates among football players ...

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When Present, Athletic Trainers Can Improve Concussion Outcomes For Student-Athletes -…

12-12-2018

When Present, Athletic Trainers Can Improve Concussion Outcomes For Student-Athletes  WisContextThe gridiron is not the only venue where athletics-related concussions can occur — every sport includes some risk of fall or collision that can result in a blow to ...

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Sensors can help monitor concussions, hits to head in real-time -…

12-11-2018

Sensors can help monitor concussions, hits to head in real-time  USA TODAY High School SportsSmall sensors that can be placed into mouth guards and headbands are giving trainers the ability to monitor hits to the head in real time.

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St. Luke's selected as sports medicine provider for Montgomery County Community…

12-11-2018

St. Luke's selected as sports medicine provider for Montgomery County Community College athletics  The IntelligencerAs part of the agreement, the health system will provide the college with a full-time on-campus athletic trainer to oversee all seven varsity sports, team physician ...

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New technology from Senaptec improves eye-brain connectivity - Healio

12-11-2018

New technology from Senaptec improves eye-brain connectivity  HealioSenaptec, an Oregon-based start-up, is bringing new visual training technology to the public to help both athletes and patients improve eye-brain connectivity.

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Arkansas High Schools Get VR Concussion Training from TeachAids - Reality…

12-11-2018

Arkansas High Schools Get VR Concussion Training from TeachAids  Reality TechnologiesIn 2012 alone, kids aged 19 and younger made up an estimated 329,290 cases of traumatic brain injuries. This involved concussion from sports and other ...

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Rob Hunt column: A few wishes for a healthy Christmas season…

12-10-2018

Rob Hunt column: A few wishes for a healthy Christmas season  The Herald BulletinAs the holiday season approaches, I thought I'd revisit my youth and make something of a Christmas wish list.

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MVP: Hagens Berman's Steve W. Berman - Law360

12-10-2018

MVP: Hagens Berman's Steve W. Berman  Law360Steve W. Berman of Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro LLP has been involved in several high-profile class action cases, including a $25 million settlement with ...

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Youth Football Changes Nerve Fibers in Brain - https://ryortho.com/

12-10-2018

Youth Football Changes Nerve Fibers in Brain  https://ryortho.com/A new study, “Longitudinal Strain Measures of White Matter Tracts in Youth Football Players,”based on MRI scans presented at the recent annual meeting of the ...

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Sports - DoorCountyDailyNews.com

12-10-2018

Sports  DoorCountyDailyNews.comSTATION is a radio station located in CITY, STATE, in the the United States. The station broadcasts on FREQUENCY, and is popularly known as BRAND ...

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Sports - Door County Daily News - DoorCountyDailyNews.com

12-10-2018

Sports - Door County Daily News  DoorCountyDailyNews.comSTATION is a radio station located in CITY, STATE, in the the United States. The station broadcasts on FREQUENCY, and is popularly known as BRAND ...

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Repetitive blows to head can cause brain changes in youth football…

12-10-2018

Repetitive blows to head can cause brain changes in youth football players, Wake Forest study finds  Winston-Salem JournalThe latest Wake Forest School of Medicine study on youth football and brain impact has determined that repetitive blows to the head can result in changes even ...

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Anthony York, Jed York's younger brother, dies at 35 - NBCSports.com

12-08-2018

Anthony York, Jed York's younger brother, dies at 35  NBCSports.comSANTA CLARA — Anthony John York, younger brother of 49ers CEO Jed York, died Friday at the age of 35, the team announced Saturday. York, an ...

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Tackling is optional in some Colorado prep football programs - The…

12-08-2018

Tackling is optional in some Colorado prep football programs  The News TribuneHe's 27. An old 27. After seven surgeries, it's gotten to the point where Sam Stratton's knee and ankle take turns getting funky on him when the weather turns ...

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Grand Falls-Windsor Minor Hockey takes a stand against dressing room activity…

12-08-2018

Grand Falls-Windsor Minor Hockey takes a stand against dressing room activity resulting in concussions  The TelegramGRAND FALLS-WINDSOR, N.L.. After years of worrying about what could happen on the ice, Mark Gill, parent and president of the Grand Falls-Windsor Minor ...

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Durbin Tackling School Sports Concussions | Alton Daily News - Alton…

12-03-2018

Durbin Tackling School Sports Concussions | Alton Daily News  Alton Daily NewsU.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) has introduced legislation to improve concussion safety in youth sports. The bill outlines procedures for schools and teams to ...

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Ninth Circuit Holds that Repeated Concussions Are Not an "Inherent Risk"…

12-03-2018

Ninth Circuit Holds that Repeated Concussions Are Not an "Inherent Risk" in Return-to-Play Case and Revives Class Action Claims Against USA Water Polo  JD SupraRecently, the Ninth Circuit held that secondary head injuries suffered after a potential concussion are not “inherent in the sport” of...

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Report: Days in a dark room no longer recommended treatment for…

12-03-2018

Report: Days in a dark room no longer recommended treatment for youth sports-related concussions  WRAL.comDays or weeks in a dark room away from friends, screens and video games no longer is the recommended treatment for sports-related concussions in children ...

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Docs Say Kids With Concussions Don't Have To Stay In The…

12-03-2018

Docs Say Kids With Concussions Don't Have To Stay In The Dark For Days : Shots - Health News  NPRNo longer do kids with concussions need to sit in dark rooms for days on end. For the first time in nearly a decade, the nation's...

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Partnership unveils program to identify, head off youth sports injuries -…

12-01-2018

Partnership unveils program to identify, head off youth sports injuries  AZCentral.comThe test was developed in a partnership between Mayo, U.S. Youth Soccer, InjureFree and the U.S. Center for SafeSport.

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Cause of Death: Sports - Vision Insights and New Horizons

11-30-2018

Cause of Death: Sports  Vision Insights and New HorizonsThat sports, conventionally seen as promoting health, should be deemed a cause of death raises serious ethical questions. In the face of mounting evidence that ...

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Detroit Lions players honor causes on cleats: SEALs, cancer and soccer…

11-30-2018

Detroit Lions players honor causes on cleats: SEALs, cancer and soccer  Detroit Free Press19 Detroit Lions players and coach Matt Patricia will wear special cleats in Sunday's game against the Los Angeles Rams.

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Changes In Brain Scans Seen After A Single Season Of Football…

11-30-2018

Changes In Brain Scans Seen After A Single Season Of Football For Young Players  NPRMRI scans of the brains of young football players suggest that repeated blows to the head can change the shape of nerve fibers in the corpus callosum, which ...

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Evergreen Physical Therapy hosting free youth sports clinic - Midland Daily…

11-30-2018

Evergreen Physical Therapy hosting free youth sports clinic  Midland Daily NewsMidland's Evergreen Physical Therapy is hosting a free class at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 5, to promote performance and reduce the likelihood of an injury.

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PATRIOTS NOTEBOOK: Burkhead anxious to get back in the running -…

11-29-2018

PATRIOTS NOTEBOOK: Burkhead anxious to get back in the running  Taunton Daily GazetteSidelined since the team's Sept. 30 game in Detroit, running back Rex Burkhead is anxious to suit up for the Patriots against the Minnesota Vikings at Gillette ...

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Pamplin Media Group - Concussions not limited to football players -…

11-29-2018

Pamplin Media Group - Concussions not limited to football players  Pamplin Media GroupConcussions not limited to football players, Local News, Newberg local News, Breaking News alerts for Newberg city.

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Middle School Football Players Show Changes in Key Brain Area -…

11-29-2018

Middle School Football Players Show Changes in Key Brain Area  HealthDayThere's more evidence that football may be changing the brains of adolescent players, and not in a good way.

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UBC researchers among several investigating concussion through NFL-funded initiative - Ubyssey…

11-29-2018

UBC researchers among several investigating concussion through NFL-funded initiative  Ubyssey OnlineIt's one of the hottest topics in sport currently, and UBC researchers are getting support with studying the controversial issue thanks to National Football League ...

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SyncThink Partners With DC Children's Hospital to Study Concussions - SportTechie

11-28-2018

SyncThink Partners With DC Children's Hospital to Study Concussions  SportTechieNeurotechnology company SyncThink has partnered with the Children's National Medical Center in Washington, D.C. to examine ocular motor deficits in youths ...

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Commonly used concussion test useful in confirming—but not making—diagnosis for pro…

11-27-2018

Commonly used concussion test useful in confirming—but not making—diagnosis for pro athletes  Medical XpressOne of the more prominent sideline concussion assessment tools being piloted in professional sports may be useful as a tool to confirm, not make, clinical ...

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Preventing sports concussions in women's soccer - WJLA

11-26-2018

Preventing sports concussions in women's soccer  WJLAWASHINGTON (Sinclair Broadcast Group) – Football season has arrived and with it, renewed interest in the concussion debate surrounding that sport. There is ...

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Mayo Clinic Arizona, US Youth Soccer lead partnership to identify sports…

11-26-2018

Mayo Clinic Arizona, US Youth Soccer lead partnership to identify sports concussions & injuries  Becker's Orthopedic & SpineRochester, Minn.-based Mayo Clinic and U.S. Youth Soccer partnered to launch a data collection program for brain injuries called The Athlete Incident ...

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Arizona doctor launches program to identify, head off youth sports injuries…

11-26-2018

Arizona doctor launches program to identify, head off youth sports injuries  KTAR.comDr. Jennifer Wethe was in Washington recently to launch a national collaborative project aimed at preventing youth sports injuries across the board – not just ...

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Playing youth football could affect brain development - Science Daily

11-26-2018

Playing youth football could affect brain development  Science DailyYoung football players may experience a disruption in brain development after a single season of the sport, according to a new study.

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Georgia Student Invents Cap That Could Save Kids From Football Concussions…

11-24-2018

Georgia Student Invents Cap That Could Save Kids From Football Concussions  InverseEighth grader Kennedy Rogers isn't a football fan, but she still spent months developing a device that she hopes will make the game safe for athletes. This fall ...

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Youth football bucking trend here | High schools | Journal Gazette…

11-22-2018

Youth football bucking trend here | High schools | Journal Gazette  Fort Wayne Journal GazetteIn northeast Indiana, youth football is at the core of producing some of the top talent in the state.

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NFL Hands Off $35 Million to Concussion Researchers - Insurance Journal

11-21-2018

NFL Hands Off $35 Million to Concussion Researchers  Insurance JournalThe National Football League is awarding more than $35 million in funding to five organizations conducting research into diagnosis and treatment of brain.

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'We have a concussion problem' in Canada: Ken Dryden - Toronto…

11-20-2018

'We have a concussion problem' in Canada: Ken Dryden  Toronto SunBig bad Soviets? Broadstreet Bullies? Boston Bruins?Throughout the 1970s Ken Dryden famously protected Team Canada and Montreal Canadiens nets from ...

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Youth Football Programs Beginning To Put Safety First, Turning To Flag…

11-19-2018

Youth Football Programs Beginning To Put Safety First, Turning To Flag Football  CBS MiamiFollow CBSMIAMI.COM: Facebook | Twitter. MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Parents of children who want to play tackle football face a tough choice these days. Football ...

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Editorial: Take lacrosse threat seriously - Newsday

11-19-2018

Editorial: Take lacrosse threat seriously  NewsdayIf the sport of lacrosse causes brain damage, Long Island, with the highest concentration of youth and high school players in the nation, would be the epicenter ...

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Tim Green’s ALS Announcement Leaves Us Once Again Pondering Football’s Toll…

11-19-2018

Tim Green’s ALS Announcement Leaves Us Once Again Pondering Football’s Toll  Sports IllustratedAs the football renaissance man announces he, too, has been stricken by the incurable ailment, we're left once again to wonder about the game's cost, and its ...

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AAP Updates Management of Sport-Related Concussion - Monthly Prescribing Reference

11-19-2018

AAP Updates Management of Sport-Related Concussion  Monthly Prescribing ReferenceHealthDay News — Recommendations have been developed for the diagnosis and management of pediatric sport-related concussion (SRC), according to a ...

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Tim Green: Former NFL player coping with the ALS he thinks…

11-18-2018

Tim Green: Former NFL player coping with the ALS he thinks was caused by football - 60 Minutes  CBS NewsIn football circles, Tim Green has always been known as a Renaissance man. He was an All-American defensive lineman at Syracuse University and an English ...

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Youth Soccer Body Renews Safety, Compliance Focus - Associations Now

11-16-2018

Youth Soccer Body Renews Safety, Compliance Focus  Associations NowUS Youth Soccer announced this week that it would launch a sport safety initiative that aims to create safe environments for children in youth soccer leagues, ...

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NFL gives significant funding to help youth 'SHRed' the burden of…

11-16-2018

NFL gives significant funding to help youth 'SHRed' the burden of concussion  UCalgary NewsAsh Kolstad was 12 years old when his head hit the boards after he was checked from behind during a hockey game, resulting in a severe concussion and ...

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Timeout: Lord family's mission to promote safety in sports continues -…

11-16-2018

Timeout: Lord family's mission to promote safety in sports continues  Lewiston Sun JournalJake Lord was a three-sport high school athlete who loved baseball. (Submitted photo). A courageous Jenna Winokur overcame mind-numbing grief and found ...

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Playing high school football changes the teenage brain - Medical Xpress

11-16-2018

Playing high school football changes the teenage brain  Medical XpressA single season of high school football may be enough to cause microscopic changes in the structure of the brain, according to a new study by researchers at ...

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Concussion Concerns: Tackle Football vs Flag - WLTX.com

11-16-2018

Concussion Concerns: Tackle Football vs Flag  WLTX.com"The more we learn about a child's brain the more we realize that preventing and avoiding injury early on would be beneficial," says Dr. Jeffrey Holloway from ...

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Football gave Joey Harrington so much, but he’s not sure he’d…

11-16-2018

Football gave Joey Harrington so much, but he’s not sure he’d let his boys play  KGW.comWhen it comes to letting his own sons play football, Harrington is torn.

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NFL awarding more than $35M to brain injury studies - Sharonherald

11-15-2018

NFL awarding more than $35M to brain injury studies  SharonheraldNEW YORK (AP) — The NFL is awarding more than $35 million in funding to five organizations conducting research into diagnosis and treatment of brain ...

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The end of high school football in Oregon? Coaches worry about…

11-15-2018

The end of high school football in Oregon? Coaches worry about declining numbers  ABC10.com KXTVThe 2018/2019 participation records obtained by KGW Investigates show a steady decline in the number kids playing high school football in Oregon. Experts ...

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Parents, players rethinking youth football nationwide - Washington Times

11-15-2018

Parents, players rethinking youth football nationwide  Washington TimesKevin Donalson has an enviable football pedigree. The high school sophomore's father played college ball at Morehouse in Atlanta and worked as an assistant ...

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