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Marc Buoniconti tells AP it's time to ban youth football -…

09-23-2017


FOXSports.com
Marc Buoniconti tells AP it's time to ban youth football
FOXSports.com
”This is my personal opinion, I don't even have any evidence to suggest that is what happens with children who play football,” Buoniconti says. ”It's just my opinion that children playing football, continually hitting their...

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New helmet, new app address concerns about CTE, football and concussions…

09-23-2017


New helmet, new app address concerns about CTE, football and concussions
KOMO News
... in football," said Dr. Samuel Browd. a professor of neurosurgery at the University of Washington. "But hockey, girls' soccer and a variety of other sports that have high concussion rates. These are...

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Coaches Could Face Liability on Student Concussions, Appeals ... - Education…

09-22-2017


Education Week (subscription) (blog)
Coaches Could Face Liability on Student Concussions, Appeals ...
Education Week (subscription) (blog)
A federal appeals court rules that coaches may be liable when they expose students to harm by having them return to play after a suspected concussion.

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Some youth football drills raise head-impact risk more than others -…

09-22-2017


Some youth football drills raise head-impact risk more than others
Reuters
Modifying and eliminating certain high-intensity drills could reduce head hits, concussions and injuries at both the youth and professional levels of football, the study authors write in the Journal of Neurosurgery: Pediatrics. “The majority of...

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A Boston University neurologist is at odds with his own school's…

09-21-2017


Boston.com
A Boston University neurologist is at odds with his own school's ...
Boston.com
Dr. Peter Cummings picked a conspicuous day to explain why he lets his 11-year-old son play tackle football. In an essay Tuesday for Yahoo Sports, the Boston ...

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Playing Tackle Football Before 12 Is Tied to Brain Problems Later…

09-19-2017


New York Times
Playing Tackle Football Before 12 Is Tied to Brain Problems Later
New York Times
In phone interviews and online surveys, the researchers found that players in all three groups who participated in youth football before the age of 12 had a twofold “risk of...

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Wake Forest concussion study shows impact of football drills | News…

09-15-2017


News & Observer
Wake Forest concussion study shows impact of football drills | News ...
News & Observer
During 30 practices over the course of a recent football season, nine youth players sustained a combined total of 2125 head impacts while participating in ...

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Repetitive hits, concussions, and a mother's long goodbye to youth football…

09-12-2017


Washington Post
Repetitive hits, concussions, and a mother's long goodbye to youth football
Washington Post
“There is never a good enough reason to hit a child in the head 500 times for a sport.” The brutal honesty in Chris Nowinski's words slaps me across the face. A...

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Youth football participation declines as worries mount about ... - Chicago…

09-05-2017


Chicago Tribune
Youth football participation declines as worries mount about ...
Chicago Tribune
The Addison Cowboys youth football program is down to four teams from 12, a decline that mirrors the uneasy state of football in the Chicago area and beyond.

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GBMC: Concussions in youth sports - ABC2News.com - ABC2 News

08-25-2017


ABC2 News
GBMC: Concussions in youth sports - ABC2News.com
ABC2 News
It's a new sports season for kids as they head back to school. But with the new season comes the risk of new injuries. According to the American Academy of ...

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