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Concussion News - Youth Sports

Foundation buys data-tracking helmets for every OPS high school football player…

07-22-2017


Omaha World-Herald
Foundation buys data-tracking helmets for every OPS high school football player
Omaha World-Herald
Every OPS high school player — from freshmen to varsity starters — will be outfitted with new Riddell Speedflex helmets that could help coaches and athletic trainers monitor the severity of the...

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Miami Dolphins to fund concussion testing for Miami-Dade public schools -…

07-22-2017


Miami Herald (blog)
Miami Dolphins to fund concussion testing for Miami-Dade public schools
Miami Herald (blog)
At a time concussions and their effects have been the focus of professional and college sports, the Dolphins are helping expand the attention to local prep sports by helping fund parts...

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Kaiser Permanente to host Community Health and Sports Fair - TheReporter.Com

07-21-2017


Kaiser Permanente to host Community Health and Sports Fair
TheReporter.Com
“Prevention is the key and if the education is there to minimize the risk of concussions happening, it's something coaches and parents should really check out. There's a lot of parents pulling kids out of youth...

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Top orthopedic surgeon urges parents not to push young athletes too…

07-20-2017


Asbury Park Press
Top orthopedic surgeon urges parents not to push young athletes too hard
Asbury Park Press
“When done too often, it can lead to inflammation, ligament issues, and potentially surgery.” When talking about Pop Warner football, arguably the most worrisome of all youth sports, Tehrany...

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SCVNews.com | July 31: Youth Sports Concussion Seminar at ... -…

07-14-2017


SCVNews.com | July 31: Youth Sports Concussion Seminar at ...
SCVNEWS.com
In 2012, an estimated 329,290 children (age 19 or younger) were treated in U.S. emergency departments for sports and recreation-related injuries that included ...

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Sandy Springs Youth Sports hosting concussion events - MDJOnline.com

07-14-2017


MDJOnline.com
Sandy Springs Youth Sports hosting concussion events
MDJOnline.com
Sandy Springs Youth Sports Football and Cheer at Morgan Falls Athletic Complex is teaming up with Children's Healthcare of Atlanta to provide baseline concussion testing, education and prevention to the participants of its youth sports program. It will...

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Notes from Town Square: Concussions in youth sports - Green River…

07-13-2017


Notes from Town Square: Concussions in youth sports
Green River Star
In response to mounting evidence that concussions have the potential to cause long-term damage and have a devastating effect on young brains, a major focus has been given to concussions in youth sports. Specifically, causes...

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Girl Scout provides concussion workshops to earn Gold Award - The…

07-13-2017


The San Diego Union-Tribune
Girl Scout provides concussion workshops to earn Gold Award
The San Diego Union-Tribune
Hundreds of youth sports coaches, parents and athletes are more aware of concussions due to a local Girl Scout's efforts. Ambassador Girl Scout Miranda Hernandez led workshops on how to...

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Montana Governor Steve Bullock signs concussion protocol law for youth sports…

07-11-2017


MontanaSports
Montana Governor Steve Bullock signs concussion protocol law for youth sports
MontanaSports
MISSOULA – Those fighting for years to see better concussion prevention and treatment in Montana celebrated Monday. Governor Steve Bullock signed House Bill 487 in Missoula. The new law will set up a more...

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Comprehensive sports concussion team aims to advance care and education -…

06-25-2017


Fairfield Daily Republic
Comprehensive sports concussion team aims to advance care and education
Fairfield Daily Republic
That's why Kaiser Permanente in Napa Solano assembled a multidisciplinary team dedicated to the management of youth sports concussions. The integrated team includes specialists in family/pediatrics, sports-medicine, neuropsychology, vestibular therapy ...

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