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Grade 7 students on P.E.I. get lesson in concussions - CBC.ca

06-19-2019

Grade 7 students on P.E.I. get lesson in concussions  CBC.caGrade 7 students on P.E.I. have been getting a lesson on the dangers of concussions.

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Tuesday Sports in Brief - Washington Post

06-19-2019

Tuesday Sports in Brief  Washington PostSOCCER. PARIS — Former UEFA president Michel Platini was arrested in relation to the awarding of the 2022 World Cup to Qatar, a judicial official said ...

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Cleveland remains in grip of ‘Mayfield Mania’ - Muskogee Daily Phoenix

06-19-2019

Cleveland remains in grip of ‘Mayfield Mania’  Muskogee Daily PhoenixGus Angelone had a massive pumpkin pulled over his head just like he does every time the Cleveland Browns play.

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Local sports briefs | Sports - The Salem News

06-19-2019

Local sports briefs | Sports  The Salem NewsCOACHING VACANCIES. Essex North Shore Agricultural & Technical School (Essex Tech) seeks a boys JV soccer coach as well as a freshmen football coach.

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Coach Bumpus: ‘There’s definitely a trend going on’ as youth sports…

06-18-2019

Coach Bumpus: ‘There’s definitely a trend going on’ as youth sports decline  MyNorthwest.comObservations about a decline in youth sports are anecdotal, but noticeable. High School Football Coach Michael Bumpus says "There's definitely a trend going ...

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NFL, NCAA come together in football safety session aimed to make…

06-18-2019

NFL, NCAA come together in football safety session aimed to make the sport safer  CBS SportsThe NFL and NCAA wrapped up a two-day football safety session in Indianapolis on Tuesday aimed at improving player safety practices across all levels of the ...

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Recognizing the patterns of truth - American Medical Association

06-18-2019

Recognizing the patterns of truth  American Medical AssociationYou may have seen the movie based on the life of Bennet I. Omalu, MD, MBA, MPH. Find out the real story behind what he has discovered, in CTE and in letting ...

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California Youth Football Alliance Improves Safety Education and Training for Youth…

06-18-2019

California Youth Football Alliance Improves Safety Education and Training for Youth Football  EIN NewsNew Partnership with the National Center for Sports Safety Makes First Aid Training More Affordable to Administrators and Coaches Across California.

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Gov. Ricketts Presents Inaugural Medicaid Provider Awards - KLKN

06-17-2019

Gov. Ricketts Presents Inaugural Medicaid Provider Awards  KLKNThe awards recognized three outstanding providers within Heritage Health, Nebraska's Medicaid managed care program.

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Seeing Stars: Combating Concussions in Youth Soccer - Spectrum News

06-17-2019

Seeing Stars: Combating Concussions in Youth Soccer  Spectrum NewsStudies show girls are at the highest risk for head injuries.

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Escrow tops NHL players' list of concerns ahead of CBA talks…

06-16-2019

Escrow tops NHL players' list of concerns ahead of CBA talks  The Associated PressRight now, it's not that simple. Under terms of the collective bargaining agreement, NHL owners and players divide hockey-related revenue 50/50, and if player ...

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

06-15-2019

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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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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Heartache turns to triumph for St. Louis sports fans - NBC…

06-14-2019

Heartache turns to triumph for St. Louis sports fans  NBC SportsAt age 100, Marge Kirchhoefer is among the oldest St. Louis Blues fans and now that they are Stanley Cup champions, she knows exactly how she will ...

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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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High school baseball: Berks/Lancaster wins Carpenter Cup opener - Reading Eagle

06-13-2019

High school baseball: Berks/Lancaster wins Carpenter Cup opener  Reading EagleLuke Holman and six relievers combined on a seven-hit shutout and Berks/Lancaster turned five double plays in a 3-0 victory over Delaware County in a ...

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Yates kids program receives $25,000 grant - News - Penn Yan…

06-13-2019

Yates kids program receives $25,000 grant - News  Penn Yan Chronicle-ExpressRochester Area Community Foundation is awarding a $25000 grant to support four youth sports and coaching initiatives organized by Yates Cultural ...

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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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Fulton County mom testifies before lawmakers after son's heat-related death -…

06-10-2019

Fulton County mom testifies before lawmakers after son's heat-related death  FOX 5 AtlantaATLANTA (FOX 5 Atlanta) - State lawmakers heard emotional testimony Monday from the mother of a 12-year-old boy who died after collapsing during football ...

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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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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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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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Louisiana Bill Could Give Jail Time For Yelling At Officials in…

06-03-2019

Louisiana Bill Could Give Jail Time For Yelling At Officials in Youth Sports  SwimSwamA bill currently in the Louisiana Senate would create a misdemeanor crime for harassing refs and officials at youth athletic events. Being convicted of the crime ...

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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: study…

05-30-2019

Concussions in elite soccer not assessed according to expert recommendations: study  EurekAlertAn 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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Sadler Sports & Recreation Insurance Announces Release of 2019 Youth Football…

05-24-2019

Sadler Sports & Recreation Insurance Announces Release of 2019 Youth Football Insurance Program  PR WebSadler Sports & Recreation Insurance has announced its 2019 insurance program for football teams, associations and conferences. Almost any youth football ...

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Clinical Program / Research Highlights from Upcoming 2019 ACSM Annual Meeting…

05-24-2019

Clinical Program / Research Highlights from Upcoming 2019 ACSM Annual Meeting  NewswiseIf you're looking for new story ideas, here is a selection of the more than 100 talks on clinically based topics that will be presented at ACSM's 66th Annual ...

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Browns Pro Bowler Denzel Ward vows to change tackling technique after…

05-22-2019

Browns Pro Bowler Denzel Ward vows to change tackling technique after suffering two concussions as rookie  Massillon IndependentBEREA — Pro Bowl cornerback Denzel Ward has changed his tune about tackling.After former Browns interim coach and defensive coordinator Gregg Williams ...

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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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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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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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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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High Impact - Pinnacle

05-02-2019

High Impact  PinnacleImagine if the sport your child loves to play could cause a lifetime of irreversible mental issues. For some that might sound like an irrational fear, but for others it's ...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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