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Concussion News - Youth Sports

Will the new Zero1 helmet solve football's concussion problem? - Charleston…

05-25-2017


Will the new Zero1 helmet solve football's concussion problem?
Charleston Post Courier
Sam Browd, a neurosurgeon who heads up the Seattle Sports Concussion Program, partnered with Per Reinhall, the chair of mechanical engineering at the University of Washington, and businessman Dave Marver to bring technological innovation...

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A neurosurgeon challenges George Diaz on kids' concussions: Letters - Orlando…

05-23-2017


Orlando Sentinel
A neurosurgeon challenges George Diaz on kids' concussions: Letters
Orlando Sentinel
Diaz's linkage of chronic traumatic encephalopathy in college and professional athletes to contacts that occur during youth tackle football lacks scientific evidence. Few children will ever play football at the collegiate or professional level;...

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Hiding a concussion helps no one, hurts everyone from youth leagues…

05-23-2017


AL.com
Hiding a concussion helps no one, hurts everyone from youth leagues to the NFL
AL.com
The most alarming comments of the last week about football players and concussions didn't come from Tom Brady's supermodel wife. They came from current NFL quarterback Drew Brees and recently retired...

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Coaches: Concussion risk low with NYO football - MDJOnline.com

05-23-2017


Coaches: Concussion risk low with NYO football
MDJOnline.com
The two longtime NYO coaches said parents should not compare the youth football leagues at Chastain Park in Buckhead to the NFL or major-college football, especially when it comes to concussions. The NYO's traditional league has seen a...

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Wilmington company makes headway in concussion diagnostics - Port City Daily

05-21-2017


Port City Daily
Wilmington company makes headway in concussion diagnostics
Port City Daily
Overall attention to youth concussion has increased, since the implementation of youth sports' traumatic brain injury laws in 2010. Certain sports regulating bodies, such as the U.S. Soccer Federation, have also implemented guidelines, like...

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Study: Female athletes more likely than males to report concussion symptoms…

05-19-2017


USA TODAY High School Sports
Study: Female athletes more likely than males to report concussion symptoms
USA TODAY High School Sports
With new knowledge about the impact and cause of concussions being shared with young athletes themselves, one point of emphasis in youth sports is the self-reporting...

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Exercise programme 'can reduce concussion' in youth rugby - BBC News

05-18-2017


BBC News
Exercise programme 'can reduce concussion' in youth rugby
BBC News
A 20-minute exercise programme for young rugby players to improve their strength and balance could help to reduce concussion injuries, according to a study from the University of Bath. In a study of 14- to...

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Matt Hasselbeck, Leonard Marshall pledge to donate brains to ... -…

05-17-2017


Washington Post
Matt Hasselbeck, Leonard Marshall pledge to donate brains to ...
Washington Post
For Matt Hasselbeck, football was always the family business. Don Hasselbeck played tight end in the NFL for nine seasons, mostly with the New England ...
Former Giant Leonard Marshall to donate brain in support...

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USA Football Dodges Youth League Concussion Claims - Bloomberg BNA

05-16-2017


USA Football Dodges Youth League Concussion Claims
Bloomberg BNA
Concussion claims against USA Football, the governing body of youth football leagues nationwide, must be dismissed for lack of jurisdiction, the Central District of California ruled May 12 ( Archie v. Pop Warner Little Scholars, Inc. ...

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Research On Sports-Related Concussions Has Boomed. Here's What Doctors Have Learned…

04-26-2017


KERA News
Research On Sports-Related Concussions Has Boomed. Here's What Doctors Have Learned
KERA News
In 2010, former Texas governor Rick Perry signed the state's youth sports concussion safety law, which required students be removed from practice or competition if a coach, health care professional or parent...

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