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North Attleboro's Montague weekend's NCAA gymnastics Championship for University of Illinois-Chicago…

04-20-2019

North Attleboro's Montague weekend's NCAA gymnastics Championship for University of Illinois-Chicago  The Sun ChronicleThe NCAA national individual gymnastics championship is there for the taking for North Attleboro High School graduate Sam Montague this weekend at the ...

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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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This Week In Hot Takes: Merril Hoge claims Boston University concussion…

04-19-2019

This Week In Hot Takes: Merril Hoge claims Boston University concussion researchers "cheat, lie, and abuse/suppress science"  Awful AnnouncingThe hottest take for April 12-19 came from former ESPN analyst Merril Hoge ranting about Boston University's concussion research.

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Alabama Spring Position Recap: Tight end - 247Sports

04-19-2019

Alabama Spring Position Recap: Tight end  247SportsWith spring practice and the A-Day Game still *fresh* on our minds, we recap what happened at each of Alabama's position groups this spring.

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New study shows preliminary possibility to diagnose CTE from concussions -…

04-19-2019

New study shows preliminary possibility to diagnose CTE from concussions  News8000.com - WKBTA new study shows doctors may soon be able to diagnose a common disease related to concussions. According to The New England Journal of Medicine, ...

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The 'brain is something that's forever': Concussions are major concern in…

04-18-2019

The 'brain is something that's forever': Concussions are major concern in youth soccer | Other Sports  Ravalli RepublicDALLAS - First came the knockout, the hit to the head from either an elbow or another person's head - really, he's still unsure - that left 17-year-old...

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Protesting bill to ban youth tackle football - Valdosta Daily Times

04-18-2019

Protesting bill to ban youth tackle football  Valdosta Daily TimesBOSTON – Popular legislation to ban tackle football in Massachusetts for kids through seventh grade has stirred vigorous opposition from youth league players, ...

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[BC-MCT-SPORTS-BJT] | National Sports - Valdosta Daily Times

04-18-2019

[BC-MCT-SPORTS-BJT] | National Sports  Valdosta Daily Times^Thursday's games

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Ban on tackle football sparks backlash - Sunbury Daily Item

04-18-2019

Ban on tackle football sparks backlash  Sunbury Daily ItemBOSTON — Popular legislation to ban tackle football in Massachusetts for kids through seventh grade has stirred vigorous opposition from youth league players, ...

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Drew: April is Youth Safety Month - Birmingham Times

04-18-2019

Drew: April is Youth Safety Month  Birmingham TimesApril has been designated as National Youth Sports Safety Month. It was initiated by a loving and devoted mother from Massachusetts whose daughter ...

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More Sports Experience May Reduce Impact of Concussions - Physician's Weekly

04-18-2019

More Sports Experience May Reduce Impact of Concussions  Physician's WeeklyApr 17, 2019 | HealthDay | 0 |. More Sports Experience May Reduce Impact of Concussions. WEDNESDAY, April 17, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Youth with a ...

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NFL Hall of Famer backs new concussion awareness program - Sportsnaut

04-17-2019

NFL Hall of Famer backs new concussion awareness program  SportsnautWhile recent years have seen an increase in concussion awareness and prevention at the higher levels, it's really something that will start at the youth level.

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UIL state soccer championship central: Schedules, stories, photos and more for…

04-17-2019

UIL state soccer championship central: Schedules, stories, photos and more for Dallas-area teams!  Dallas NewsHere's your one-stop shop for all things UIL state championship soccer.

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Are the Chargers seriously using Junior Seau to market their football…

04-17-2019

Are the Chargers seriously using Junior Seau to market their football team?  For The WinJunior Seau shot himself in the chest at age 43 after showing symptoms of CTE.

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Was Alex Ovechkin's knockout of Andrei Svechnikov just part of hockey?…

04-17-2019

Was Alex Ovechkin's knockout of Andrei Svechnikov just part of hockey?  The GuardianThe Washington Capitals star left a 19-year-old rookie in the concussion protocol after they came to blows. But fights in the NHL are not what they once were.

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Football players, coaches protest anti-tackling bill | Merrimack Valley - Eagle-Tribune

04-16-2019

Football players, coaches protest anti-tackling bill | Merrimack Valley  Eagle-TribuneBOSTON — Dozens of youth football players, coaches and parents gathered outside the Statehouse on Tuesday to protest a proposed ban on tackle football for ...

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Column: If you see signs of a concussion, don't hesitate to…

04-16-2019

Column: If you see signs of a concussion, don't hesitate to alert athletic trainer or coach  nwitimes.comAs Mychal Thompson has demonstrated, parents are usually pretty reliable at spotting signs of a concussion.

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PCA and TeachAids Team Up to Provide CrashCourse Concussion Education -…

04-15-2019

PCA and TeachAids Team Up to Provide CrashCourse Concussion Education  Physical Therapy ProductsPublished on April 15, 2019. Concussion-photo1. Positive Coaching Alliance (PCA) announces a new partnership with TeachAids. Together, they will provide ...

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news Dolphins Host More Than 800 Participants At Fourth Annual Coaches…

04-15-2019

news Dolphins Host More Than 800 Participants At Fourth Annual Coaches Clinic Presented By Nike  MiamiDolphinsMIAMI GARDENS, Fla. – The Miami Dolphins today hosted more than 800 local youth and high school coaches at their fourth annual Coaches Clinic presented ...

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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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Twin sisters go from lab to legislature in their fight against…

04-12-2019

Twin sisters go from lab to legislature in their fight against concussions  News@UofTThe reason for identical twins Sandhya and Swapna Mylabathula's visit to Parliament was no joke – even if they were carrying a life-size brain made of Jell-O on ...

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Running to Help Others | BU Today - BU Today

04-12-2019

Running to Help Others | BU Today  BU TodayA round-up of some of the BU students and alums who are running the 123rd Boston Marathon to raise funds for local charities.

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NHRMC hosts Heads Up on Concussions seminar - WWAY NewsChannel 3

04-12-2019

NHRMC hosts Heads Up on Concussions seminar  WWAY NewsChannel 3WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY)–Youth sports have been played for ages, but recently there has been an increased concern with concussion. The concussion ...

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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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Youth football contact a difficult issue to tackle - California Democrat

04-10-2019

Youth football contact a difficult issue to tackle  California DemocratThe majority of U.S. parents support minimum ages for tackling in youth football, according to a new report by the American Academy of Pediatrics.

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Coach charged after allegedly punching referee at Kentucky basketball event. Outrage…

04-08-2019

Coach charged after allegedly punching referee at Kentucky basketball event. Outrage follows  Lexington Herald LeaderA KY referee was injured Saturday after allegedly being assaulted by a Michigan youth basketball coach at Sports Plex in Paducah. The referee was knocked ...

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Olympic Cyclist Kelly Catlin Seemed Destined for Glory. Then She Killed…

04-08-2019

Olympic Cyclist Kelly Catlin Seemed Destined for Glory. Then She Killed Herself.  The New York TimesWABASHA, Minn. — In the weeks before the Olympic cyclist Kelly Catlin killed herself, she felt her mind slipping. She could not focus on her schoolwork at ...

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Why Neck Training is a Must For Every Athlete—Not Just Football…

04-08-2019

Why Neck Training is a Must For Every Athlete—Not Just Football Players  STACK NewsEvery strength coach or trainer feels they have the best and most well-balanced program when it comes to preparing their athletes for the demands of their sport.

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SA Rugby rolls out blue card concussion system - Sport24

04-08-2019

SA Rugby rolls out blue card concussion system  Sport24The blue card - which signals players who need to be removed from the field due to a concussion or suspected concussion - will be rolled out across SA in the ...

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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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Study: Impact of concussions reduced in children with more years of…

04-04-2019

Study: Impact of concussions reduced in children with more years of sport experience  Medical XpressMore years in sports—not less—may help protect the brains of children who have had a concussion, against future concussions, a new study says.

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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.comI would know — I'm a CTE expert and former college football player.

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Concussion symposium set for April 6 in Dover - News -…

04-03-2019

Concussion symposium set for April 6 in Dover - News  Milford BeaconKirill Alekseyev, medical director of the newly-opened Post Acute Medical Rehabilitation Hospital of Dover, will lead the second annual Concussion Grand ...

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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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Parents support age limits for tackling in youth football - Kent…

04-01-2019

Parents support age limits for tackling in youth football  Kent ReporterMore than 60 percent of 1,025 parents surveyed in the United States reported they would support age restrictions for tackling in youth football, similar to limits in ...

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Most parents want age limits on football tackling - Medical Xpress

04-01-2019

Most parents want age limits on football tackling  Medical Xpress(HealthDay)—With concern over concussion dangers rising, most U.S. parents now say that they would support bans on tackling in youth football, a new survey ...

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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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Gaskell Cup organizers aim to raise $250K or more at Peterborough…

03-31-2019

Gaskell Cup organizers aim to raise $250K or more at Peterborough tournament  ThePeterboroughExaminer.comHockey legend Bob Gainey, honorary captain for the event, discussed the dangers of concussions.

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Brainstorm: How my 'mild concussion' became a dizzying, year-long ordeal -…

03-29-2019

Brainstorm: How my 'mild concussion' became a dizzying, year-long ordeal  The Globe and MailAt right is what the brain and skull of Kathryn Blaze Baum (pictured at left) looked like in an MRI on March 24, 2017, nearly five months after she suffered a ...

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Football age limit bill thankfully falls flat in Augusta - Bangor…

03-28-2019

Football age limit bill thankfully falls flat in Augusta  Bangor Daily NewsState policymakers and experts should take a closer look at concussions in youth sports. But banning football under a certain age would have been excessive.

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How to recognize traumatic brain injuries as spring activities resume -…

03-28-2019

How to recognize traumatic brain injuries as spring activities resume  KMSP-TVST. PAUL, Minn. (FOX 9) - Youth sports season is about to kick into overdrive and before your young one steps up to the plate or hits the soccer field, ...

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New study links brain injuries to youth sports - KVIA El…

03-27-2019

New study links brain injuries to youth sports  KVIA El PasoEl Paso, TEXAS - A new report from the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention pinpoints several contact sports as top causes behind emergency ...

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New Rules and Smart Tech in Youth Sports Concussion Prevention -…

03-25-2019

New Rules and Smart Tech in Youth Sports Concussion Prevention  Legal Talk NetworkDavid Kracke tells us about CBIRT's great work in concussion prevention management, and what is being done to make sports safer with smart technology.

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World Rugby to consider potential law trial proposals following productive player…

03-22-2019

World Rugby to consider potential law trial proposals following productive player welfare symposium  LawInSportPress Release 22nd March 2019 Productive and positive symposium sees rugby's major stakeholders united in commitment to tackle injuries Delegates ...

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Researchers release youth football helmet safety ratings - The Boston Globe

03-21-2019

Researchers release youth football helmet safety ratings  The Boston GlobeParents concerned about their children's safety while playing youth football can now be more proactive: Virginia Tech has started a youth football helmet rating.

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Professor's study helps athletic trainers improve concussion management - Medical Xpress

03-21-2019

Professor's study helps athletic trainers improve concussion management  Medical XpressA new study by Daniel J. Goble, Ph.D., associate professor of exercise science, has been published in the Journal of Athletic Training. The study examined more ...

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First ratings for youth football helmets address sport's largest pool of…

03-20-2019

First ratings for youth football helmets address sport's largest pool of athletes  Science DailyWith the release of youth football-helmet ratings -- consumers can see which helmets best reduce concussion risk.

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Scientists teach machines to predict recovery time from sports-related concussions -…

03-07-2019

Scientists teach machines to predict recovery time from sports-related concussions  Science DailyDeciding when an athlete can return to the game after a head injury makes managing the treatment of sports-related concussions very complicated. Scientists ...

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More Pop Warner Safety Changes Come As The Battle For Football's…

03-04-2019

More Pop Warner Safety Changes Come As The Battle For Football's Soul Intensifies  ForbesTo paraphrase Yogi Berra, football has come to a fork in the road, and is taking it. On one side are organizations trying to address safety concerns to mollify ...

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Concussion risks raise the stakes for sports organizations - Insurance Business

03-01-2019

Concussion risks raise the stakes for sports organizations  Insurance BusinessIn recent years, the world of sports has been shaken up by an increased awareness of concussions and their long-term consequences, especially after a ...

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State lawmakers consider youth sports concussion bill - KXLY Spokane

02-26-2019

State lawmakers consider youth sports concussion bill  KXLY SpokaneWhen you think of concussions, your mind might go straight to football, but state lawmakers are trying to change that through a new Senate bill focused on ...

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Brain Injury Association of Missouri hosting seminar on sports concussions -…

02-23-2019

Brain Injury Association of Missouri hosting seminar on sports concussions  Columbia MissourianThe Brain Injury Association of Missouri will be hosting a seminar on concussions in sports March 11 at the Missouri State High School Activities Association at 1 ...

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Concussion laws: How does your state stack up? - Reveal

02-09-2019

Concussion laws: How does your state stack up?  RevealNearly a decade ago, lawmakers in Oregon and Washington state enacted the first laws on how to handle student-athlete concussions, in reaction to severe ...

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Playing to Win: Using Sports to Develop Evidence-Based Arguments - New…

02-07-2019

Playing to Win: Using Sports to Develop Evidence-Based Arguments  New York TimesFrom honing arguments on current sports controversies to making a case for the G.O.A.T. to proposing needed rules changes, here are some ideas for using ...

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Editorial: UB research duo makes leap forward in treating concussions -…

02-06-2019

Editorial: UB research duo makes leap forward in treating concussions  Buffalo NewsConcussions have become a scourge of youth sports. According to a 2017 report in the Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine, roughly 300000 high school ...

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Concussion treatment: Adolescent athletes 'prescribed' aerobic exercise recovered faster: Study is…

02-04-2019

Concussion treatment: Adolescent athletes 'prescribed' aerobic exercise recovered faster: Study is the first randomized clinical trial on treatment of acute concussion  Science DailyAdolescent athletes who sustained concussions while playing a sport recovered more quickly when they underwent a supervised, aerobic exercise regimen.

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Amid concussion fears, Minnesota couple's invention aims to change youth football…

02-04-2019

Amid concussion fears, Minnesota couple's invention aims to change youth football  Star TribuneBrigid Ling remembers being the only girl at Minnesota Vikings camps growing up. Yet Ling and her husband, Jeremy, a fellow football lover, faced a difficult ...

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Poor Students More Likely To Play Football, Despite Brain Injury Concerns…

02-03-2019

Poor Students More Likely To Play Football, Despite Brain Injury Concerns  NPRFears of brain injuries has deterred many parents and their children from choosing to play football. After years of publicity about how dangerous football can be, ...

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Seattle Children’s studies concussion risk in youth sports - KING5.com

01-31-2019

Seattle Children’s studies concussion risk in youth sports  KING5.comThe fears of parents about concussions has led to a nationwide decrease of kids participating in contact sports like youth football. Seattle Children's has ...

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Football and Concussions: What to Know About Research, Helmets, Symptoms -…

01-31-2019

Football and Concussions: What to Know About Research, Helmets, Symptoms  NBC Southern CaliforniaHigh school football participation numbers are down across the state of California. The problem is so bad, some schools are forced to eliminate teams all ...

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