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06-25-2018

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Tony Romo believes youth should play flag football, not tackle -…

06-25-2018


247Sports
Tony Romo believes youth should play flag football, not tackle
247Sports
Himself having an eight-year-old grandson, don't hold your breath hoping the legendary QB -- who himself has suffered several concussions -- will push the sport onto his own bloodline. It's a thought that he simply...

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i9 Sports Expansive Franchise Growth Initiative Adds New Franchisee in East…

06-25-2018


i9 Sports Expansive Franchise Growth Initiative Adds New Franchisee in East Charlotte
Franchising.com
Given the impact of i9 Sports in communities coast to coast, franchisees and their leadership teams are often regarded as youth sports experts, consulted on safe play trends, including the best ways to...

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Former Packer Brett Favre Backs Illinois Bill Banning Youth Tackle Football…

06-25-2018


Wisconsin Public Radio News
Former Packer Brett Favre Backs Illinois Bill Banning Youth Tackle Football
Wisconsin Public Radio News
The WIAA has a concussion policy on its website that states, "When in Doubt, Sit Them Out," encouraging coaches to err on the side of caution when it...

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Arkansas No. 1 in percentage of students at risk - Arkansas…

06-25-2018


Arkansas Online
Arkansas No. 1 in percentage of students at risk
Arkansas Online
The state was also No. 1 in the percentage of students who were considered obese, had ever been diagnosed with asthma or had suffered sports-related concussions in the previous year. Those were just some...

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Concussion research takes center stage at inaugural sports medicine summit -…

06-25-2018


Winston-Salem Journal
Concussion research takes center stage at inaugural sports medicine summit
Winston-Salem Journal
Since 2012, the group of researchers has studied concussions and head contact in football, ranging in kids ages 9-18, to find noticeable brain decomposition through head MRIs before, during and after the fall...

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Tony Romo on concussions: 'I don't see the benefit' of playing…

06-24-2018


Dallas News (blog)
Tony Romo on concussions: 'I don't see the benefit' of playing tackle football before age 12
Dallas News (blog)
As more is learned about football-related concussions and the degenerative brain disease known as CTE, more athletes continue to advocate for protective measures with regards...

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Concussion discussion comes to Faribault, focusing on lesser-known issue - Southernminn.com

06-22-2018


Southernminn.com
Concussion discussion comes to Faribault, focusing on lesser-known issue
Southernminn.com
Ruth Holm suffered a concussion when she was 15 years old after hitting the top of a door frame while running down some stairs. She said she was out of school for more than two weeks...

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Concussions Among High School Athletes Reported at 15% - MedPage Today

06-21-2018


MedPage Today
Concussions Among High School Athletes Reported at 15%
MedPage Today
Concussion odds also grew with the number of team sports played. The findings are part of the Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS), a cross-sectional study of 14,765 public and private school students in grades 9...

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Brett Favre on Youth Tackle Football: 'They Look Like They're Going…

06-21-2018


Sports Illustrated
Brett Favre on Youth Tackle Football: 'They Look Like They're Going to Break in Half'
Sports Illustrated
Quarterback Brett Favre discussed concussions and ending youth tackle football in an interview with the Daily Mail on Wednesday. Favre has a Super Bowl ring and three NFL...

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CONCUSSION AWARENESS: Youth leagues using city school facilities must know their…

06-19-2018


Fall River Herald News
CONCUSSION AWARENESS: Youth leagues using city school facilities must know their stuff
Fall River Herald News
The School Committee is requiring organizations using school department athletics facilities for youth sports to be able to show they have provided athletics concussion education to their...

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