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Hockey sees steep decline in fighting as focus turns to speed…

04-19-2019

Hockey sees steep decline in fighting as focus turns to speed, skill and safety  Charleston Post CourierFighting in professional hockey is on the decline, down 70 percent in the NHL over the last 10 years. But players and coaches say it will always be a...

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Army diagnosing brain injuries through partnerships - United States Army

04-18-2019

Army diagnosing brain injuries through partnerships  United States ArmyThe U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command maintains various teams of subject matter experts and funds extramural investigators devoted to ...

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Churchill Announces Safety Initiatives Ahead of Derby - BloodHorse.com

04-18-2019

Churchill Announces Safety Initiatives Ahead of Derby  BloodHorse.comChurchill Downs announced April 18 significant initiatives to improve safety protocols and procedures ahead of the May 4 Kentucky Derby Presented by ...

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CMU fires gymnastics coach for urging athlete to lie about concussion…

04-18-2019

CMU fires gymnastics coach for urging athlete to lie about concussion  The Detroit NewsCentral Michigan University has fired long-time and highly decorated women's gymnastics coach Jerry Reighard after a lengthy internal investigation into ...

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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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Brain scans may reveal concussion damage in living athletes - YourErie

04-10-2019

Brain scans may reveal concussion damage in living athletes  YourErieResearchers may be closing in on a way to check athletes while they're alive for signs of a degenerative brain disease that's been linked to frequent head blows.

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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  EurekAlertTORONTO, April 4, 2019 - More years in sports - not less - may help protect the brains of children who have had a concussion, against future concussions, a new ...

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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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'I'm definitely thankful:' Maine athlete says serious concussion threatened his future…

03-28-2019

'I'm definitely thankful:' Maine athlete says serious concussion threatened his future  NewsCenterMaine.com WCSH-WLBZHARTFORD, Maine — Shane St. Pierre was just minutes into a semifinal soccer game when a chance at scoring a goal changed his life. “The only thing ...

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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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Fabian Schar Knocked Unconscious But Allowed to Continue in Swiss Euro…

03-25-2019

Fabian Schar Knocked Unconscious But Allowed to Continue in Swiss Euro 2020 Qualifier  90minFabian Schar was left unconscious after a clash of heads but was allowed to continue in Switzerland's 2-0 win over Georgia.

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Georgia Player Saves Fabian Schar's Life After He Was KO'd -…

03-24-2019

Georgia Player Saves Fabian Schar's Life After He Was KO'd  SPORTbibleSwitzerland defender Fabian Schar was knocked unconscious in a European Championship qualifier against Georgia this weekend after a brutal clash of heads ...

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Windsor football coach gets help after concussion | Sports - Gillette…

03-23-2019

Windsor football coach gets help after concussion | Sports  Gillette News RecordFORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — Chris Jones strained to put one foot in front of the other. His steely stare was laser-focused on an X on a board he held at arm's ...

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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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New recommendations suggested for treating children with concussions - Sun Sentinel

03-21-2019

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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Professor's study helps athletic trainers improve concussion management - 2019 -…

03-20-2019

Professor's study helps athletic trainers improve concussion management - 2019 - School of Health Sciences - News - OU Magazine  News at OUA new study by Daniel J. Goble, Ph.D., associate professor of exercise science, has been published in the Journal of Athletic Training. The...

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Comprehensive and innovative medical standards set for Rugby World Cup 2019…

03-20-2019

Comprehensive and innovative medical standards set for Rugby World Cup 2019  LawInSportPress Release 20th March 2019 World Rugby continually striving to further best-practice player welfare standards New premium standards for elite competitions ...

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National concussion guidelines announced for high performance sport in Canada -…

03-18-2019

National concussion guidelines announced for high performance sport in Canada  Around the RingsCALGARY (March 18, 2019) - Canada's high performance sport community has announced national sport-related concussion guidelines designed to protect its ...

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Virginia student-athletes to receive further concussion protection - WTKR News 3

03-15-2019

Virginia student-athletes to receive further concussion protection  WTKR News 3A new state law will require Virginia schools to regularly update their policies on educating coaches, student-athletes and parents about concussions and on ...

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ETSU's concussion management program expanding its services - Johnson City Press…

03-15-2019

ETSU's concussion management program expanding its services  Johnson City Press (subscription)East Tennessee State University's concussion management program has expanded its testing protocol and increased its services for the university's student ...

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Virginia student-athletes receive further concussion protection - WWBT NBC12 News

03-13-2019

Virginia student-athletes receive further concussion protection  WWBT NBC12 NewsBy Andrew Gionfriddo | Capital News *Service*. RICHMOND -- A new state law will require Virginia schools to regularly update their policies on educating ...

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Gov. Northam signs off on concussion study legislation - WHSV

03-12-2019

Gov. Northam signs off on concussion study legislation  WHSVGovernor Ralph Northam approved legislation which will require state and local education officials to update guidelines related to concussions every two years.

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CrashCourse Uses VR To Teach High School Students About Concussions -…

03-11-2019

CrashCourse Uses VR To Teach High School Students About Concussions  UploadVRBy using cutting-edge virtual reality practices, CrashCourse is able to teach students about concussions in real life settings.

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Rugby and concussions: When will the sport come to its senses…

03-09-2019

Rugby and concussions: When will the sport come to its senses and tackle this serious problem?  The IndependentConcussion continues to be a major issue for rugby, and not just at the high-profile professional level. However, as Sam Peters discovers, any effective solution ...

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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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FDA OKs mHealth Platform to Help Care Providers Treat Concussions -…

03-06-2019

FDA OKs mHealth Platform to Help Care Providers Treat Concussions  mHealthIntelligence.comThe FDA has granted breakthrough device status to an mHealth platform that uses virtual reality glasses to improve care management for people suffering from a ...

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Concussion protocol protects OSU athletes | The Daily Barometer: Oregon State…

03-04-2019

Concussion protocol protects OSU athletes | The Daily Barometer: Oregon State University Student Newspaper, Breaking News and Beaver Sports  The Daily BarometerConcussions, a problem among college athletes in particular, are defined as a traumatic force-induced process affecting the brain, and if treated improperly can ...

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Landmark Concussion Study May Change Standard of Care - Jacobs School…

02-27-2019

Landmark Concussion Study May Change Standard of Care  Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences NewsJacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences researchers have published results of the first randomized clinical trial of a treatment in the acute phase ...

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Northam signs student athlete concussion bill - FairfaxNews.com

02-24-2019

Northam signs student athlete concussion bill  FairfaxNews.comGovernor Ralph Northam has signed legislation designed to improve concussion safety measures for student athletes. House Bill 1930 passed the General ...

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Northam signs bill on concussions and student-athletes - CBS19 News

02-23-2019

Northam signs bill on concussions and student-athletes  CBS19 NewsGovernor Ralph Northam has signed a bill that requires updates to the guidelines concerning student-athletes and concussions every two years.

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Park City High School students coordinate survey to understand public knowledge…

02-22-2019

Park City High School students coordinate survey to understand public knowledge about concussions  The Park RecordFour students from Park City High School spent months drafting a survey, gathering responses and analyzing the data. The result? Parkites don't know as much ...

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American Youth Football & Cheer Enlists TeachAids VR CrashCourse to Educate…

02-21-2019

American Youth Football & Cheer Enlists TeachAids VR CrashCourse to Educate Athletes About Concussions  Reality TechnologiesStudent-athletes are using their brains to absorb subjects like sponges so they can excel in school. But what happens to their brain when impacts, falls, ...

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Ontario government’s repeal of sex-ed material also removed explicit mention of…

02-20-2019

Ontario government’s repeal of sex-ed material also removed explicit mention of concussions  The Globe and MailThe repeal of a controversial sex-ed curriculum by the Progressive Conservative government in Ontario last summer took with it any explicit mention of ...

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Stanford concussion education initiative partners with American Youth Football - The…

02-19-2019

Stanford concussion education initiative partners with American Youth Football  The Stanford DailyThe concussion awareness initiative CrashCourse announced on Tuesday its partnership with American Youth Football & Cheer, a sports organization ...

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Bob Costas Accuses NBC of Retaliating for His Remarks on Concussions…

02-11-2019

Bob Costas Accuses NBC of Retaliating for His Remarks on Concussions in N.F.L.  The New York TimesBob Costas, the longtime sportscaster and prime-time host on NBC, alleged in an interview that aired on Sunday that the network's executives abruptly removed ...

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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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Hawaii goes all-in on healing concussions: Athletic trainers placed in every…

02-07-2019

Hawaii goes all-in on healing concussions: Athletic trainers placed in every high school  InvestigateWestHawaii is the only U.S. state to ensure that at least two athletic trainers work at every public high school. High schools that have athletic trainers are much more ...

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Step up concussion prevention, NHL Hall of Famer Eric Lindros tells…

02-07-2019

Step up concussion prevention, NHL Hall of Famer Eric Lindros tells subcommittee  iPolitics.caEric Lindros wants the federal government to set a baseline for childhood concussion education to increase prevention in Canada. The NHL Hall of ...

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UB study finds moderate exercise speeds concussion recovery - WBFO

02-05-2019

UB study finds moderate exercise speeds concussion recovery  WBFOA landmark study at the University at Buffalo has found young people who have suffered a concussion can continue to exercise moderately as part of their.

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UB concussion study hailed as 'landmark' likely to influence treatment worldwide…

02-04-2019

UB concussion study hailed as 'landmark' likely to influence treatment worldwide  Buffalo NewsTeens who suffer a sports-related concussion are likely to improve more quickly if they start aerobic exercise within a few days under the guidance of a health ...

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Kinesiology researcher partners with Université Laval on free concussion course -…

02-04-2019

Kinesiology researcher partners with Université Laval on free concussion course  UCalgary NewsConcussions are a serious public health concern. One in five Canadians report a sport-related concussion in their lifetime and an estimated one in 10 youth ...

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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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Young football players need to see and hear the dangers of…

01-31-2019

Young football players need to see and hear the dangers of head injuries  Charleston Post CourierNFL players don't seem to be well-versed on concussions and CTE, so it seems a certainty that young kids playing football don't understand the risks.

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Pamplin Media Group - Concussion focus shifts to classrooms - Pamplin…

01-17-2019

Pamplin Media Group - Concussion focus shifts to classrooms  Pamplin Media GroupConcussion focus shifts to classrooms, Local Education, Lake Oswego local Education, Breaking Education alerts for Lake Oswego city.

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Painful concussion stories lead to change on the playing field -…

01-16-2019

Painful concussion stories lead to change on the playing field  Pamplin Media GroupPainful concussion stories lead to change on the playing field , Local News, Portland local News, Breaking News alerts for Portland city.

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News - Hollis leads new neuropsychology concussion clinic - UAB News

01-16-2019

News - Hollis leads new neuropsychology concussion clinic  UAB NewsSean Hollis, Ph.D.A new concussion clinic will support people who are recovering from a mild traumatic brain injury. The Spain Rehabilitation Neuropsychology ...

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Colorado's concussion approach combines education, medicine, a team approach - InvestigateWest

01-15-2019

Colorado's concussion approach combines education, medicine, a team approach  InvestigateWestThe death of a high school football player after back to back concussions inspired a Colorado school psychologist to develop a holistic program to ensure that ...

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High School football participation rates down, safety among top concerns -…

01-10-2019

High School football participation rates down, safety among top concerns  KATUHigh school football participation rates are down again, falling a few thousand since the 2015-2016 season. Safety is among the top concerns for students and ...

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Schools struggle with concussion 'return to learn' strategies - Pamplin Media…

01-08-2019

Schools struggle with concussion 'return to learn' strategies  Pamplin Media GroupSchools struggle with concussion 'return to learn' strategies, Local News, Hillsboro, Aloha local News, Breaking News alerts for Hillsboro, Aloha city.

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The NHL concussion litigation – a second-class settlement? - LawInSport

12-31-2018

The NHL concussion litigation – a second-class settlement?  LawInSportOn 12 November 2018, it was announced[1] that the National Hockey League (NHL or League) had agreed a tentative settlement with several hundred former ...

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Curbing Concussions: Brain Injury Moves To The Forefront Of Sports Medicine…

12-26-2018

Curbing Concussions: Brain Injury Moves To The Forefront Of Sports Medicine  amppob.comWhen talking about sports medicine, broken bones, sprained joints and ligament damage — the realm of orthopedists — have dominated the conversation, but a ...

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Former NHL player Dan Carcillo is fighting for better concussion protection…

12-21-2018

Former NHL player Dan Carcillo is fighting for better concussion protection, education for players  SB NationDan Carcillo retired from the NHL three years ago at the age of 30. During his nine-year career, he was one of hockey's most notorious agitators. You loved him ...

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Concussion concerns prompt more Badgers to leave football - Madison.com

12-16-2018

Concussion concerns prompt more Badgers to leave football  Madison.comThe hit that put Walker Williams' brain over the edge — leaving him with ongoing headaches, mood swings, ringing in his ears, depression, anxiety and ...

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Arkansas High Schools Get VR Concussion Training from TeachAids - Reality…

12-11-2018

Arkansas High Schools Get VR Concussion Training from TeachAids  Reality TechnologiesIn 2012 alone, kids aged 19 and younger made up an estimated 329,290 cases of traumatic brain injuries. This involved concussion from sports and other ...

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Arkansas high schoolers are using VR to learn about concussions -…

12-09-2018

Arkansas high schoolers are using VR to learn about concussions  VentureBeatKids in Arkansas are set to strap VR headsets on to learn about the damage they can do to their noggin'. CrashCourse is a new interactive education program ...

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NFL Grant Propels Colby Concussion Research to Next Level - Colby…

12-07-2018

NFL Grant Propels Colby Concussion Research to Next Level  Colby CollegeThe Maine Concussion Management Initiative (MCMI), based at Colby, will receive $475,000 from the National Football League to continue cutting-edge study ...

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Kids In Arkansas Are Using VR To Learn About Concussions -…

12-06-2018

Kids In Arkansas Are Using VR To Learn About Concussions  UploadVRKids in Arkansas are set to strap VR headsets on to learn about the damage they can do to their noggin'. CrashCourse is a new interactive education program ...

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Arkansas Launches Statewide mHealth Program for Concussion Education - mHealthIntelligence.com

12-03-2018

Arkansas Launches Statewide mHealth Program for Concussion Education  mHealthIntelligence.comArkansas high school athletes will soon have access to an mHealth program that uses VR technology to teach them about the causes and effects of a ...

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Raiders Legend Jim Plunkett Wants To End Concussion Stigma Through Education…

11-27-2018

Raiders Legend Jim Plunkett Wants To End Concussion Stigma Through Education  ForbesRaiders legend Jim Plunkett wants every football player to know more about concussions, preventing injury.

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