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MMA fighter detained after attacking employee in Moscow’s education department -…

02-21-2019

MMA fighter detained after attacking employee in Moscow’s education department  Bloody ElbowSeveral assailants attacked Ilya Guskov, an employee in Moscow's Department of Education, hospitalizing the government official. One of the assailants has ...

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Student athlete concussions and lack of certified athletic trainers - -…

02-21-2019

Student athlete concussions and lack of certified athletic trainers -  KUSISAN DIEGO (KUSI) – A new study published in the National Athletic Trainers' Association Journal of Athletic Training suggests student athletes who attended ...

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

02-21-2019

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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WHL Alumni Spotlight: Sheldon Kennedy - Western Hockey League

02-20-2019

WHL Alumni Spotlight: Sheldon Kennedy  Western Hockey LeagueSince retiring from professional hockey, WHL alumnus Sheldon Kennedy has dedicated his career to speaking out against child abuse, harassment and bullying ...

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To what extent are districts, schools liable for students' safety? -…

02-20-2019

To what extent are districts, schools liable for students' safety?  Education DiveWhile a school's primary goal is to educate students, another priority is providing a safe environment. It's a responsibility enforced in federal, state and local laws, ...

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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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Minister told about violence concerns at ACT school almost a year…

02-19-2019

Minister told about violence concerns at ACT school almost a year ago  Sydney Morning HeraldACT Education Minister Yvette Berry was contacted about violence and safety concerns at a Canberra school in early 2018 but the education directorate only ...

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Windsor school officials implement concussion protocols | Windsor - Journal Inquirer

02-14-2019

Windsor school officials implement concussion protocols | Windsor  Journal InquirerWINDSOR — School officials have implemented specific protocols for returning a student to learning after he or she has suffered a concession.

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Rugby concussions on the rise as players increase in size, studies…

02-12-2019

Rugby concussions on the rise as players increase in size, studies show  The Irish TimesExpert says findings indicate reducing concussion incidence is complex.

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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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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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Is Pac-12 football hurt by chill attitude of West Coast? Just…

02-01-2019

Is Pac-12 football hurt by chill attitude of West Coast? Just look at the recruiting talent pool  The Seattle TimesThe Pac-12 is facing numerous challenges as it attempts to keep pace with the SEC, Big Ten and other Power Five conferences, but there might 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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Curbing Concussions: Brain Injury Moves To The Forefront Of Sports Medicine…

01-31-2019

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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Virginia Lawmaker’s Bill Promotes Education Among Parents, Student-Athletes About Concussions -…

01-29-2019

Virginia Lawmaker’s Bill Promotes Education Among Parents, Student-Athletes About Concussions  The Republican StandardIn the decade since the effects of concussions in professional sports became widely and publicly known, younger athletes have been warned of the dangers ...

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Hawaii taps its culture of caring to battle head injuries -…

01-24-2019

Hawaii taps its culture of caring to battle head injuries  Pamplin Media GroupAthletic trainers' constant presence is considered an essential part of any school's athletic program and a key to preventing concussions.

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Patriot Perspective: When in doubt, sit them out - The Lake…

01-21-2019

Patriot Perspective: When in doubt, sit them out  The Lake Country EchoConcussions are an unfortunate part of high school athletics. Gone are the days of, "Get back in there!" or "He just got his bell rung; he'll be fine!" All levels of ...

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Brain vital signs detect neurophysiological impairments in players with concussions -…

01-18-2019

Brain vital signs detect neurophysiological impairments in players with concussions  News-Medical.netA team of Canadian and U.S. brain researchers have published results from a multi-year hockey concussion study, which tracked the brain function of young ...

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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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Athletes should build neck strength to reduce concussion risk, researchers recommend…

01-16-2019

Athletes should build neck strength to reduce concussion risk, researchers recommend  Science DailyResearchers have proposed a way to mitigate risk for football and soccer players and others at risk of concussion: Protect your head with neck-strengthening ...

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Quality of life in adolescents recovering from sports-related concussion or fracture…

01-15-2019

Quality of life in adolescents recovering from sports-related concussion or fracture  Science DailyResearchers studied health-related quality of life in adolescents with sports-related concussion or extremity fracture during their recovery periods.

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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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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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Alden-Conger basketball player shares story of her concussion - Albert Lea…

12-17-2018

Alden-Conger basketball player shares story of her concussion - Albert Lea Tribune  Albert Lea TribuneThank you for supporting local journalism and your community! We hope you enjoy 10 free stories each month and we invite you to subscribe to unlimited digital ...

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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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Column: Football has no place at institutions of higher education -…

12-04-2018

Column: Football has no place at institutions of higher education  The ManeaterUniversity of Missouri - Columbia's student-run newspaper since 1955.

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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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Ryan McHugh says more education needed on concussion issue - Irish…

12-01-2018

Ryan McHugh says more education needed on concussion issue  Irish ExaminerA bleed on the brain and two concussions in the space of seven months convinced Ryan McHugh to take a complete break from football. Donegal's two-time ...

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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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Head Smart: Wisconsin Researchers Make Concussions a Priority - Shepherd Express

11-27-2018

Head Smart: Wisconsin Researchers Make Concussions a Priority  Shepherd ExpressIn October, the world's most comprehensive concussion study received a new infusion of $22.5 million to continue its work examining the impact of head injuries ...

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DC Children's Hospital Turns to mHealth for Concussion Treatment - mHealthIntelligence.com

11-21-2018

DC Children's Hospital Turns to mHealth for Concussion Treatment  mHealthIntelligence.comNovember 21, 2018 - A Washington, DC-based pediatric hospital will be using an mHealth platform to improve concussion treatment for children and ...

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The Concussion Gap: Head injuries in girls soccer are an 'unpublicized…

11-14-2018

The Concussion Gap: Head injuries in girls soccer are an 'unpublicized epidemic'  InvestigateWestWhen it comes to concussion in sports, all eyes are on football, or so it seems. But it's not just football that causes a high number of head injuries among young ...

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Don’t be brainwashed by new book that rejects sound football-CTE research…

11-14-2018

Don’t be brainwashed by new book that rejects sound football-CTE research  Idaho StatesmanA new book that rejects the research connecting football concussions to neurodegenerative diseases is circulating some dangerous marketing that people need ...

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Whistler hockey mom calls for more education on concussion, stricter penalties…

11-13-2018

Whistler hockey mom calls for more education on concussion, stricter penalties for dangerous plays  CBC SportsAs the NHL reached a tentative settlement with retired players over a concussion lawsuit, a Whistler woman and self-described "hockey mom" is calling for ...

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New concussion recommendations for kids: Light activity, electronics OK during recovery…

11-12-2018

New concussion recommendations for kids: Light activity, electronics OK during recovery, study suggests  Science DailyThe American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has updated its concussion recommendations to support children and teens engaging in light physical activity and ...

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Bob Costas Supports CLF Initiative to Educate Media Members on Concussions…

11-09-2018

Bob Costas Supports CLF Initiative to Educate Media Members on Concussions  Sports IllustratedHow should announcers treat the issue of concussions during live broadcasts? Honestly, says Bob Costas.

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NFL Announcers Need to Talk About Concussions. Someone’s Teaching Them. -…

11-08-2018

NFL Announcers Need to Talk About Concussions. Someone’s Teaching Them.  The RingerFootball announcers care about brain injuries. But they often lack the vocabulary to talk about them. Chris Nowinski has a new program that's trying to help them.

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Concussion Impact: Are Football’s Days Numbered? - NBC Connecticut

11-04-2018

Concussion Impact: Are Football’s Days Numbered?  NBC ConnecticutAlthough football is still the top boys sport at high schools across the country, fewer students are playing, according to the National Federation of High School ...

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NCAA and Department of Defense expand concussion study with $22.5 million…

10-31-2018

NCAA and Department of Defense expand concussion study with $22.5 million in new funding  IU NewsroomNearly $22.5 million in new funds from the U.S. Department of Defense and NCAA will expand the world's most comprehensive study on concussions and injury ...

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Douglas eighth-grader's sports concussions project in national science competition - MDJOnline.com

10-24-2018

Douglas eighth-grader's sports concussions project in national science competition  MDJOnline.comA Douglas County student known for figuring out how to make things work is using her natural curiosity to address a growing concern in youth sports.

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Pop Warner Partners With Concussion Education Program CrashCourse - SportTechie

10-22-2018

Pop Warner Partners With Concussion Education Program CrashCourse  SportTechieAll Pop Warner participants will receive access to CrashCourse, an interactive program providing concussion education.

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Stanford concussion education initiative partners with Pop Warner - The Stanford…

10-22-2018

Stanford concussion education initiative partners with Pop Warner  The Stanford DailyOn Oct. 18, the concussion awareness initiative known as CrashCourse, developed by Stanford researchers and student-athletes, announced that it has ...

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N.B. doctors push for education in the advancements of concussion treatments…

10-22-2018

N.B. doctors push for education in the advancements of concussion treatments  Global News HalifaxWATCH: A group of doctors and therapists in New Brunswick are trying to help other health care professionals learn the most up to date information relating to ...

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Youth Sports Leagues Admit to Dodging Concussion Safety Laws - NBC…

10-21-2018

Youth Sports Leagues Admit to Dodging Concussion Safety Laws  NBC Bay AreaThe Investigative Unit surveyed hundreds of youth sports leagues across the Bay Area to find out if teams are adhering to California's concussion safety laws.

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Tackling concussion - Stanford University News

10-19-2018

Tackling concussion  Stanford University NewsDoctors, brain scientists and coaches alike used to think a concussion was no big deal – you get knocked out for a second, then you get it back together and ...

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Pop Warner football is offering 'crash course' on concussion conundrum -…

10-18-2018

Pop Warner football is offering 'crash course' on concussion conundrum  USA TODAYPop Warner will offer a concussion education initiative to its 325000 participants nationwide — roughly 225000 football players and 100000 more in cheer and ...

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With Dangers of Everyday Concussions Revealed, Scientists Race to Find Solutions…

10-17-2018

With Dangers of Everyday Concussions Revealed, Scientists Race to Find Solutions  UCSF News ServicesUCSF scientists are working to understand how concussions cause long-term cognitive damage – and how they might be treated.

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Concussion researchers study head motion in high school football hits -…

10-15-2018

Concussion researchers study head motion in high school football hits  Stanford Medical Center ReportThree Bay Area high school football teams have been outfitted with mouthguards that measure head motion. Stanford scientists hope to use the data to better ...

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Sahuarita helps students ease back into studies after a concussion -…

10-10-2018

Sahuarita helps students ease back into studies after a concussion  Arizona Education News ServiceWhen a high school student suffers a concussion it takes time for them to return to their normal level of physical and cognitive functioning, and a Sahuarita ...

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Rethinking concussion education for a new generation of athletes - Stanford…

09-28-2018

Rethinking concussion education for a new generation of athletes  Stanford University NewsBrandon Simmons, a captain for the Stanford Cardinal football team, remembers sustaining his first concussion during a high school game in Arlington, Texas.

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Rowan's Law Day marked in Thunder Bay with concussion workshop for…

09-25-2018

Rowan's Law Day marked in Thunder Bay with concussion workshop for students  CBC.caStudents in Grade 7 to 10 in Thunder Bay, Ont., are taking part in a special one-day workshop Tuesday focusing on concussions and the importance of reporting ...

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Local coaches, players combating concussions with technique, exercises - Press of…

09-24-2018

Local coaches, players combating concussions with technique, exercises  Press of Atlantic CityMainland girls soccer coach Alex Weidman watches two of his players stretch their neck muscles by using a rolled-up practice jersey as resistance.

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Parents and health care providers welcome CDC guidelines on concussions -…

09-21-2018

Parents and health care providers welcome CDC guidelines on concussions  NJTV NewsThe Brain Injury Alliance of New Jersey and other public health groups and health care providers convened to discuss the recently published guidelines by the ...

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South Florida Doctor Explores 'Concussion Pill' To Help High School Football…

09-20-2018

South Florida Doctor Explores 'Concussion Pill' To Help High School Football Players  WLRNThe University of Miami's Sports Medicine Institute concussion program is testing a medical marijuana pill for high school football players.

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Study shows how head, neck positioning affects concussion risk - Stanford…

09-19-2018

Study shows how head, neck positioning affects concussion risk  Stanford Medical Center ReportThe way the head and neck are positioned during a head-on impact may significantly affect the risk of concussion, but tensed up neck muscles seem to offer far ...

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Oregon high school football player sues for $38 million after suffering…

09-13-2018

Oregon high school football player sues for $38 million after suffering concussion  OregonLive.comThe parents of 17-year-old Connor Martin claims that the Hermiston School District failed to follow state law regarding concussion response, and now their son is ...

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The Concussion Discussion: Understanding the risks facing today's athletes - KTAR.com

09-12-2018

The Concussion Discussion: Understanding the risks facing today's athletes  KTAR.comWe have entered an age of enlightenment on the topic of concussions. Advancements in technology and research have changed the game for everyone, from ...

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