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USA Football Kicks Off 2019 Protection Tour - PRNewswire

06-19-2019

USA Football Kicks Off 2019 Protection Tour  PRNewswireINDIANAPOLIS, June 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Offering the fun and fitness of football to young athletes, USA Football's 2019 Protection Tour kicks off its ...

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Attorney: Deputy in clash with Raptors exec has concussion - CityNews…

06-18-2019

Attorney: Deputy in clash with Raptors exec has concussion  CityNews CalgarySAN FRANCISCO — An attorney for a deputy involved in an altercation with the president of the Toronto Raptors as he tried to join his team on the court to ...

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Geraint Thomas fit for Tour de France after Tour de Suisse…

06-18-2019

Geraint Thomas fit for Tour de France after Tour de Suisse crash  The Irish TimesBritish rider set to lead Team Ineos in Tour after Chris Froome's crash last week.

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California Youth Football Alliance Improves Safety Education and Training for Youth…

06-18-2019

California Youth Football Alliance Improves Safety Education and Training for Youth Football  EIN NewsNew Partnership with the National Center for Sports Safety Makes First Aid Training More Affordable to Administrators and Coaches Across California.

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'It's something to be aware of.' Local teen athletes educate peers…

06-17-2019

'It's something to be aware of.' Local teen athletes educate peers on concussions  KSBY San Luis Obispo NewsA group of student-athletes wants their peers to know the signs and symptoms of concussions so that they can protect themselves if they get one. Together ...

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Youth Football: Should It Continue? - International Policy Digest

06-16-2019

Youth Football: Should It Continue?  International Policy DigestFootball is an increasingly dangerous sport for young kids. So why do we keep letting kids play the sport?

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'It's like everything - it can always get better': GAA can…

06-15-2019

'It's like everything - it can always get better': GAA can do more to educate on concussion says Donegal's Ryan McHugh  The Irish NewsHAVING been forced into two prolonged breaks last year, Ryan McHugh knows how important an issue concussion has become for the GAA.

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EWS publishes 3 year injury study & concussion guidelines - CyclingIndustry.News

06-14-2019

EWS publishes 3 year injury study & concussion guidelines  CyclingIndustry.NewsThe Enduro World Series (EWS) has shared the findings of a three year programme of research into enduro mountain biker health and injury.

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CU Boulder leading way on student-athlete health and wellness, panel tells…

06-13-2019

CU Boulder leading way on student-athlete health and wellness, panel tells regents  CU Boulder TodayCU Boulder, through its research and Athletic Department practices, is recognized as a national leader for student-athlete health and wellness programs, ...

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Pullman High School to use concussion detecting sensors - The Daily…

06-13-2019

Pullman High School to use concussion detecting sensors  The Daily EvergreenPullman's Community Investment Committee presented a $10000 grant to Pullman Regional Hospital and Pullman High School to help fund health and safety ...

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A Gap in Teacher Training: Working With Students Who Have Concussions…

06-12-2019

A Gap in Teacher Training: Working With Students Who Have Concussions  Education WeekA growing number of students have experienced a brain injury that could affect their ability to learn in school. Yet most teachers aren't prepared to work with ...

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EWS publish three year injury study & concussion guidelines | 12…

06-12-2019

EWS publish three year injury study & concussion guidelines | 12 June 2019  Enduro World SeriesThe Enduro World Series share the findings of the largest medical study ever undertaken in Mountain Biking. This is the culmination of a three-year program of ...

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Cormac Bane - ‘I am not functioning properly since I got…

06-11-2019

Cormac Bane - ‘I am not functioning properly since I got these two bangs’  Irish ExaminerThere is a total lack of education surrounding concussion at GAA club level, according to former Galway footballer Cormac Bane, who has been forced to hang ...

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WWE-Ashley Massaro Saga Continues as CTE Enters the Picture - Citizen…

06-11-2019

WWE-Ashley Massaro Saga Continues as CTE Enters the Picture  Citizen Truth“Concussion protocol doesn't cover that because sub-concussion doesn't show signs. That's where education comes in. That's where impact performance ...

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New partnership to tackle concussion in women's cycling - CyclingTips

06-11-2019

New partnership to tackle concussion in women's cycling  CyclingTipsA new partnership looks set to tackle the issue of concussion in the professional women's peloton. The Cyclists' Alliance (TCA), a group created to represent the ...

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NCAA Concussion Protocol for Mom and Dad - FishDuck

06-09-2019

NCAA Concussion Protocol for Mom and Dad  FishDuckConcussions are a simple fact in competitive sports. Every athlete is in danger of getting hit by a another athlete, the ball or the ground each time they step…

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People for June 7, 2019 - Concord Monitor

06-06-2019

People for June 7, 2019  Concord MonitorColleen Easler recently graduated from Phillips Exeter Academy in Exeter. She will attend Occidental College in Los Angeles, Calif., in the fall. Concord.

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. On the Importance of Opening up About His…

06-03-2019

Dale Earnhardt Jr. On the Importance of Opening up About His Concussions  JalopnikLate afternoon sun melts through the wall-sized windows of the Manhattan Car Club, a members-only establishment that gives you access to any beautiful ...

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UO research helps kids get their lives back after a concussion…

06-03-2019

UO research helps kids get their lives back after a concussion  AroundtheOA concussion management team that includes UO faculty speeds treatment on head injuries.

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Thurrock footballers advised on concussion - YOURTHUROCK

06-02-2019

Thurrock footballers advised on concussion  YOURTHUROCKFOR former Reading and Ireland striker Kevin Doyle, “it happened in training.” With Chelsea and England defender, Millie Bright, “it was an aerial duel between ...

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Ashley Massaro wanted to donate her brain to CTE research. Here's…

06-02-2019

Ashley Massaro wanted to donate her brain to CTE research. Here's what we know about head trauma in pro wrestling  CNNAfter former WWE star Ashley Massaro died last month, her lawyer announced that she wanted her brain donated to CTE research, rekindling the conversation ...

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FA raising awareness of concussion problems with new film 'Concussion for…

05-31-2019

FA raising awareness of concussion problems with new film 'Concussion for Players: Lessons from the Pitch' | Football  Barking and Dagenham PostFor former Reading and Ireland striker Kevin Doyle 'it happened in training' while Chelsea and England defender Millie Bright reveals 'it was an aerial...

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Study points to higher rate of concussions in youth boys lacrosse…

05-31-2019

Study points to higher rate of concussions in youth boys lacrosse than in high school or college  Baltimore SunMale youths who play lacrosse suffer more injuries and concussions than their counterparts in high school and college, a recently published national study ...

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Former UCLA Players Sue Over Concussions, Other Injuries - MyNewsLA.com

05-30-2019

Former UCLA Players Sue Over Concussions, Other Injuries  MyNewsLA.comShare this article: Facebook · twitter · google_plus · reddit · pinterest · linkedin · mail. Three former UCLA players are suing the University of California regents, ...

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Concussions in elite soccer not assessed according to expert recommendations: study…

05-30-2019

Concussions in elite soccer not assessed according to expert recommendations: study  EurekAlertAn average of at least one potential concussive event occurred per game during the 2016 UEFA European Championship and nearly three quarters of the head ...

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Coordination improves student concussion care | Colorado Arts and Sciences Magazine…

05-29-2019

Coordination improves student concussion care | Colorado Arts and Sciences Magazine  CU Boulder TodayThe CU Medical *Service*.

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Pennsylvania Athletic Trainers' Society Hall of Fame Class 2019 - PR…

05-28-2019

Pennsylvania Athletic Trainers' Society Hall of Fame Class 2019  PR WebAt the 2019 annual Pennsylvania Athletic Trainers' Society (PATS) symposium in Gettysburg, two deserving individuals will be inducted into the Pennsylvania ...

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'Scrambled and smashed brains' activity teaches youth about concussion prevention -…

05-26-2019

'Scrambled and smashed brains' activity teaches youth about concussion prevention  The CountyHuman brains are much more fragile than one might think, despite the brain being protected by a hard skull and head. That's the lesson seventh-graders from ...

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CCSD asst. principal suffers memory loss, concussion from student assault -…

05-23-2019

CCSD asst. principal suffers memory loss, concussion from student assault  ABC NEWS 4Charleston County School District officials say two Liberty Hill Academy staff members were injured Wednesday, May 22, when they tried to prevent a fight ...

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Faces of concussions: NHL's head-on battle with an epidemic - CT…

05-23-2019

Faces of concussions: NHL's head-on battle with an epidemic  CT PostHOMER GLEN, Ill. (AP) — Wearing a black shirt with "Fight for your happiness" on the front and "Sick not weak" on the back, Daniel Carcillo eats an apple as his ...

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Study paves way for better treatment of lingering concussion symptoms -…

05-16-2019

Study paves way for better treatment of lingering concussion symptoms  Science DailyThe results of the studyshow that significant levels of fatigue and poorer brain function can persist for months, or even years, following concussion.

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Abbott, Military To Test mHealth Platform for Concussion Diagnosis - mHealthIntelligence.com

05-15-2019

Abbott, Military To Test mHealth Platform for Concussion Diagnosis  mHealthIntelligence.comMay 15, 2019 - Defense Department researchers are joining forces with Abbott to test an mHealth platform designed to diagnose a concussion within minutes ...

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10 years ago: Lystedt concussion law made U.S. sports safer -…

05-14-2019

10 years ago: Lystedt concussion law made U.S. sports safer  UW Medicine NewsroomToday marks the 10th anniversary of the Zackery Lystedt Law, the first comprehensive mandate in the United States aimed to reduce concussion risk and protect ...

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Communication scholars create messages to improve concussion reporting in student-athletes -…

05-10-2019

Communication scholars create messages to improve concussion reporting in student-athletes  Arizona State UniversityTo that end, a team of Arizona State University social scientists led by Professor Steve Corman of the Hugh Downs School of Human Communication spent three ...

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Pens Foundation and UPMC Announce Sign-Up for Heads UP Concussion Testing…

05-09-2019

Pens Foundation and UPMC Announce Sign-Up for Heads UP Concussion Testing  NHL.comThe Heads UP program is an innovative concussion awareness and baseline testing initiative for young athletes in the Pittsburgh region.

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What makes athletes report or hide concussion symptoms? - Science Daily

05-08-2019

What makes athletes report or hide concussion symptoms?  Science DailyWhether or not an NCAA Division I athlete is likely to report concussion symptoms depends on factors including their vested interests, their understanding of ...

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Concussion summit focuses on science behind brain injury - Scope

05-01-2019

Concussion summit focuses on science behind brain injury  ScopeThe Stanford Sports Concussion Summit was held on campus recently to discuss advances in the diagnosis and treatment for mild traumatic brain injury.

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When it comes to handling athletes' concussions, NJ high schools not…

04-29-2019

When it comes to handling athletes' concussions, NJ high schools not on same page  NorthJersey.comNorthJersey.com and the USA TODAY NETWORK New Jersey looks at 20 area schools that reported 1170 concussions among athletes from 2014 to 2018.

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CIF, Dignity Health to offer concussion assistance - Register Pajaronian

04-28-2019

CIF, Dignity Health to offer concussion assistance  Register PajaronianSAN FRANCISCO — The California Interscholastic Federation and Dignity Health announced this week it teamed up to help nearly one million high school ...

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California Youth Football Alliance Partners With Concussion Ed Program - SportTechie

04-23-2019

California Youth Football Alliance Partners With Concussion Ed Program  SportTechieA portion of CrashCourse provides *content* recorded in virtual reality to create an immersive learning experience.

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

04-16-2019

The 'brain is something that's forever': Concussions are major concern in youth soccer – here's what is being done to combat them  Dallas NewsFirst came the knockout, the hit to the head from either an elbow or another person's head -- really, he's still unsure...

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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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FDA warns public not to use unapproved or uncleared medical devices…

04-10-2019

FDA warns public not to use unapproved or uncleared medical devices to help assess or diagnose a concussion  FDA.govToday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning the public not to use medical devices marketed to consumers that claim to help assess, diagnose or ...

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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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Researchers outline possible role of a deep brain structure in concussion…

04-03-2019

Researchers outline possible role of a deep brain structure in concussion  Stanford Medical Center ReportConcussion researchers have long suggested that damage to the corpus callosum, a thick bundle of nerves that connects the brain's two halves, could result in ...

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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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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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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 IndependentIt is hard to pinpoint precisely when rugby admitted it had a concussion problem. In 2011, 14-year-old Northern Ireland schoolboy Ben Robinson died after being ...

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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 NewsShare This. Print. Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences researchers have published results of the first randomized clinical trial of a treatment in ...

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A Former Football Player Told Congress How The NCAA Misleads The…

02-26-2019

A Former Football Player Told Congress How The NCAA Misleads The Public On Concussions  DeadspinFormer linebacker Chris Borland, who retired after one NFL season because of concerns about repetitive brain trauma, testified this afternoon at a hearing ...

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Concussion education program collaborates with youth sports organization - Radiology Business

02-21-2019

Concussion education program collaborates with youth sports organization  Radiology BusinessCrashCourse—a virtual reality concussion education program—announced a new partnership with the sports organization American Youth Football and Cheer ...

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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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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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