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The NRL has confirmed plans to introduce a “Brain Bunker” for…

12-15-2018

The NRL has confirmed plans to introduce a “Brain Bunker” for 2019  Daily TelegraphThe NRL has confirmed plans to introduce a 'Brain Bunker' next year with concussion spotters studying every NRL game live next season. Their job will be to ...

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Erik Gustafsson ties it late, but Blackhawks fall to Jets 4-3…

12-15-2018

Erik Gustafsson ties it late, but Blackhawks fall to Jets 4-3 in overtime  Chicago Sun-TimesIf, down the line, we remember one thing about the Blackhawks' 4-3 overtime loss to the Jets on Friday at the United Center, it's sure to be Erik Gustafsson's long, ...

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Like a hit to the head - Albert Lea Tribune -…

12-15-2018

Like a hit to the head - Albert Lea Tribune  Albert Lea Tribuneow more than ever, head-related injuries — especially concussions — have come into the spotlight of the sporting world. High-contact sports, such as football ...

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Seahawks' Maurice Alexander: Stays in concussion protocol - CBSSports.com

12-15-2018

Seahawks' Maurice Alexander: Stays in concussion protocol  CBSSports.comSeahawks' Maurice Alexander: Stays in concussion protocol.

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Lions' rookie lineman Crosby expected to get first start Sunday -…

12-15-2018

Lions' rookie lineman Crosby expected to get first start Sunday  The Detroit NewsTyrell Crosby is expected to get his first career start on Sunday at Buffalo as right tackle Rick Wagner has been ruled out with a concussion.

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Lions' Rick Wagner: Still in concussion protocol - CBSSports.com

12-15-2018

Lions' Rick Wagner: Still in concussion protocol  CBSSports.comWagner (concussion) won't play in Sunday's game versus the Bills, Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press reports. Wagner will sit out for the first time this season ...

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Buccaneers' Isaiah Johnson: Questionable Week 15 - CBSSports.com

12-14-2018

Buccaneers' Isaiah Johnson: Questionable Week 15  CBSSports.comJohnson (concussion) is questionable for Sunday's game at Baltimore, Greg Auman of The Athletic reports. Johnson suffered the concussion Week 13 against ...

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Jordan Reed, Ryan Anderson and Tony Bergstrom ruled out for Redskins…

12-14-2018

Jordan Reed, Ryan Anderson and Tony Bergstrom ruled out for Redskins  The Washington PostThe Washington Redskins will be without tight end Jordan Reed, linebacker Ryan Anderson and guard Tony Bergstrom when they face the Jacksonville Jaguars ...

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Week 15 NFL injuries: James Conner, T.Y. Hilton, Matthew Stafford, Matt…

12-14-2018

Week 15 NFL injuries: James Conner, T.Y. Hilton, Matthew Stafford, Matt Breida questionable to play  CBS SportsPlus Odell Beckham and Zack Martin have been ruled out and more on the final injury reports for Week 15.

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Bills RB McCoy questionable with hamstring injury | National Sports -…

12-14-2018

Bills RB McCoy questionable with hamstring injury | National Sports  WSMV NashvilleORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy is questionable for Sunday's game against the Detroit Lions.

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Family will donate Richmond DB Gus Lee's brain to concussion research…

12-14-2018

Family will donate Richmond DB Gus Lee's brain to concussion research  Yahoo SportsThe family of University of Richmond defensive back Augustus “Gus” Lee will donate his brain to concussion research after he was found dead in his car earlier ...

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Bruins winger Jake DeBrusk in league's concussion protocol - 98.5 The…

12-14-2018

Bruins winger Jake DeBrusk in league's concussion protocol  98.5 The Sports HubJake DeBrusk is in the NHL concussion protocol, but it's not all bad, per Bruce Cassidy.

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Family of Richmond football player will donate his brain for concussion…

12-13-2018

Family of Richmond football player will donate his brain for concussion research  The Washington PostThe family of Augustus “Gus” Lee, the University of Richmond football player and Paul VI Catholic High School graduate who died early Tuesday morning, will ...

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Browns rookie CB Ward to miss second game with concussion -…

12-13-2018

Browns rookie CB Ward to miss second game with concussion  CitizentribuneCLEVELAND (AP) — The Browns will again be without rookie starting cornerback Denzel Ward, who will miss his second straight game Saturday at Denver with ...

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Looking like Senators will have Bobby Ryan back from a concussion…

12-13-2018

Looking like Senators will have Bobby Ryan back from a concussion for Red Wings game  Ottawa SunGetting Ryan back would take pressure off some of the young players who have seen their jobs expand pretty quickly.

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Week 15 NFL injuries: Spencer Ware doubtful, Melvin Gordon and Tyreek…

12-13-2018

Week 15 NFL injuries: Spencer Ware doubtful, Melvin Gordon and Tyreek Hill questionable for Thursday  CBS SportsPlus more on the Wednesday injury reports for every team's Week 15 matchup.

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Youth football concussion rate is 5%, study finds - UW Medicine…

12-12-2018

Youth football concussion rate is 5%, study finds  UW Medicine NewsroomNew research from UW Medicine's Sports Health and Safety Institute and Seattle Children's Research Institute found concussion rates among football players ...

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Caps mailbag: Should Oshie begin worrying about his future? - NBCSports.com

12-12-2018

Caps mailbag: Should Oshie begin worrying about his future?  NBCSports.comIt's time for the weekly Capitals mailbag! Check out the Dec. 12 edition below. Have a Caps question you want answered for next week's mailbag? Send it on ...

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Redskins' Josh Doctson: Going through concussion protocol - CBSSports.com

12-12-2018

Redskins' Josh Doctson: Going through concussion protocol  CBSSports.comDoctson (concussion) didn't practice Wednesday, Kareem Copeland of The Washington Post reports. "I think Josh has a chance to be OK [for Sunday's game ...

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Tom Wilson doesn't have time for Ryan Reaves' shenanigans - NBCSports.com

12-12-2018

Tom Wilson doesn't have time for Ryan Reaves' shenanigans  NBCSports.comAs Tom Wilson continues to work his way from injury back into the lineup, he doesn't have time for Ryan Reaves or his shenanigans.

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Blackhawks put Artem Anisimov on injured reserve, call up top prospect…

12-12-2018

Blackhawks put Artem Anisimov on injured reserve, call up top prospect Dylan Sikura  Chicago TribuneThe reeling Blackhawks got more bad news Wednesday as center Artem Anisimov was placed on injured reserve three days after a big hit left him in the NHL's ...

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When Present, Athletic Trainers Can Improve Concussion Outcomes For Student-Athletes -…

12-12-2018

When Present, Athletic Trainers Can Improve Concussion Outcomes For Student-Athletes  WisContextThe gridiron is not the only venue where athletics-related concussions can occur — every sport includes some risk of fall or collision that can result in a blow to ...

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Hurricanes place Jordan Staal on IR with concussion - The Herald…

12-12-2018

Hurricanes place Jordan Staal on IR with concussion  The Herald BulletinRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Hurricanes have placed forward Jordan Staal on injured reserve with a concussion.

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Sensors can help monitor concussions, hits to head in real-time -…

12-11-2018

Sensors can help monitor concussions, hits to head in real-time  USA TODAY High School SportsSmall sensors that can be placed into mouth guards and headbands are giving trainers the ability to monitor hits to the head in real time.

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Capitals’ T.J. Oshie expected to play against Red Wings on Tuesday…

12-11-2018

Capitals’ T.J. Oshie expected to play against Red Wings on Tuesday night  The Washington PostWhen T.J. Oshie arrived at the Washington Capitals' practice facility Tuesday morning, a welcome sight greeted him: his number was listed on the board, ...

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Bills' Ryan Lewis: Suffers concussion - CBSSports.com

12-11-2018

Bills' Ryan Lewis: Suffers concussion  CBSSports.comLewis suffered a concussion during Sunday's game against the Jets and is under the league's concussion protocol, Mike Rodak of ESPN.com reports.

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49ers' Cassius Marsh: Enters concussion protocol - CBSSports.com

12-11-2018

49ers' Cassius Marsh: Enters concussion protocol  CBSSports.comMarsh has entered the league's concussion protocol, Matt Maiocco of NBC Sports Bay Area reports. It's unclear exactly as to where Marsh obtained the injury, ...

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Canes' Micheal Ferland returns from concussion but the head injury concerns…

12-10-2018

Canes' Micheal Ferland returns from concussion but the head injury concerns remain  The Charlotte ObserverCarolina Hurricanes forward Micheal Ferland has returned from a concussion, the second of his NHL career, but his concerns about concussions remain real.

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Capitals T.J. Oshie ‘hoping’ to play Tuesday after missing past 11…

12-10-2018

Capitals T.J. Oshie ‘hoping’ to play Tuesday after missing past 11 games due to concussion  The Washington PostWashington Capitals forward T.J. Oshie stepped onto the ice at the team's practice facility Monday in a familiar red practice jersey that signaled he had been ...

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Blackhawks' Artem Anisimov: Enters concussion protocol - CBSSports.com

12-10-2018

Blackhawks' Artem Anisimov: Enters concussion protocol  CBSSports.comAnisimov is in concussion protocol, having absorbed a heavy hit from Shea Weber in Sunday's 3-2 home loss to the Canadiens, Tracey Myers of NHL.com ...

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Rams' John Sullivan: Undergoing concussion testing - CBSSports.com

12-10-2018

Rams' John Sullivan: Undergoing concussion testing  CBSSports.comSullivan exited Sunday's game against the Bears and is being evaluated for a concussion. Sullivan was injured in the first quarter and replaced by Brian Allen.

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Texans' DeAndre Carter: Concussion confirmed - CBSSports.com

12-09-2018

Texans' DeAndre Carter: Concussion confirmed  CBSSports.comA concussion forced Carter from Sunday's game against the Colts. With Carter now out and Keke Coutee still sidelined by a hamstring injury, the Texans depth ...

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Texans' DeAndre Carter ruled out with concussion - Houston Chronicle

12-09-2018

Texans' DeAndre Carter ruled out with concussion  Houston ChronicleTexans wide receiver and kick returner DeAndre Carter suffered a concussion and was ruled out for the remainder of the game.

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Capitals' Tom Wilson to miss second straight game with concussion -…

12-08-2018

Capitals' Tom Wilson to miss second straight game with concussion  The Washington PostCOLUMBUS, Ohio — The Washington Capitals will be without forward Tom Wilson for a second straight game after he suffered a concussion in Tuesday night's ...

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Senators forward Bobby Ryan has concussion, out indefinitely - USA TODAY

12-08-2018

Senators forward Bobby Ryan has concussion, out indefinitely  USA TODAYOttawa forward Bobby Ryan has concussion, joins Matt Duchene on Senators injured reserve.

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Concussion Reporting Workshop at SU hopes to change the way we…

12-07-2018

Concussion Reporting Workshop at SU hopes to change the way we view sports injuries  WSYRTrying to change the culture of concussions, the Newhouse School launched a pilot program, teaching students how to recognize a concussion and the right ...

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Hurricanes' Jordan Staal: Out Friday with concussion - CBSSports.com

12-06-2018

Hurricanes' Jordan Staal: Out Friday with concussion  CBSSports.comHurricanes' Jordan Staal: Out Friday with concussion.

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Carr might not have his longest-tenured receiver vs. Steelers - NBCSports.com

12-06-2018

Carr might not have his longest-tenured receiver vs. Steelers  NBCSports.comThe Raiders' receiving corps has taken a lot of hits over the course of the season. Now, Seth Roberts may not ba available on Sunday.

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Capitals forward Tom Wilson to miss Thursday’s game with concussion -…

12-06-2018

Capitals forward Tom Wilson to miss Thursday’s game with concussion  The Washington PostGLENDALE, Ariz. — Washington Capitals forward Tom Wilson will not play against the Arizona Coyotes Thursday night after he sustained a concussion in ...

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Durbin Tackling School Sports Concussions | Alton Daily News - Alton…

12-03-2018

Durbin Tackling School Sports Concussions | Alton Daily News  Alton Daily NewsU.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) has introduced legislation to improve concussion safety in youth sports. The bill outlines procedures for schools and teams to ...

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Blues' Alexander Steen: Diagnosed with concussion - CBSSports.com

12-03-2018

Blues' Alexander Steen: Diagnosed with concussion  CBSSports.comSteen is day-to-day with a concussion, Tom Timmermann of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports. Steen has a history of concussions, which suggests the team will ...

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Browns rookie CB Denzel Ward in concussion protocol - FOXSports.com

12-03-2018

Browns rookie CB Denzel Ward in concussion protocol  FOXSports.comBrowns rookie cornerback Denzel Ward remains in concussion protocol after being injured in Sunday's loss at Houston.

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Steelers' Ryan Switzer: Exits with possible concussion - CBSSports.com

12-03-2018

Steelers' Ryan Switzer: Exits with possible concussion  CBSSports.comSteelers' Ryan Switzer: Exits with possible concussion.

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Report: Days in a dark room no longer recommended treatment for…

12-03-2018

Report: Days in a dark room no longer recommended treatment for youth sports-related concussions  WRAL.comDays or weeks in a dark room away from friends, screens and video games no longer is the recommended treatment for sports-related concussions in children ...

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Docs Say Kids With Concussions Don't Have To Stay In The…

12-03-2018

Docs Say Kids With Concussions Don't Have To Stay In The Dark For Days : Shots - Health News  NPRNo longer do kids with concussions need to sit in dark rooms for days on end. For the first time in nearly a decade, the nation's...

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Steelers' Ryan Switzer: Lands in concussion protocol - CBSSports.com

12-03-2018

Steelers' Ryan Switzer: Lands in concussion protocol  CBSSports.comSwitzer is in the concussion protocol, Chris Adamski of TribLive.com reports. Switzer was forced out of Sunday's 33-30 loss to the Chargers in the fourth quarter, ...

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Penguins' Patric Hornqvist: Back from concussion - CBSSports.com

12-02-2018

Penguins' Patric Hornqvist: Back from concussion  CBSSports.comHornqvist (concussion) is in the lineup Saturday against the Flyers. Hornqvist will be seeing his first game action since Nov. 23. He'll skate in a second-line role ...

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T.J. Oshie making progress on concussion recovery but won't travel with…

12-02-2018

T.J. Oshie making progress on concussion recovery but won't travel with Capitals on road trip  The Washington PostWashington Capitals forward T.J. Oshie, who suffered a concussion on Nov. 14, won't travel with the team on its upcoming three-game road trip. He hasn't ...

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BSU star’s hit is a reminder: Concussions are ‘unlike any other…

12-02-2018

BSU star’s hit is a reminder: Concussions are ‘unlike any other injury that we have’  Idaho StatesmanBoise State running back Alexander Mattison wobbled while getting up from a helmet-to-helmet hit Saturday night against Fresno State. Some TV viewers were ...

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Baylor Scott & White's concussion program in Frisco expanding to better…

12-02-2018

Baylor Scott & White's concussion program in Frisco expanding to better help student athletes  Dallas NewsLast school year, a neuropsychologist was stationed on the sidelines at nearly every varsity football game in Frisco ISD. Efforts to help student...

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Ravens QB Lamar Jackson returns to game after being placed in…

12-02-2018

Ravens QB Lamar Jackson returns to game after being placed in concussion protocol  USA TODAYLamar Jackson's exit from the Ravens was brief, as he returned to the field after being placed in concussion protocol.

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Partnership unveils program to identify, head off youth sports injuries -…

12-01-2018

Partnership unveils program to identify, head off youth sports injuries  AZCentral.comThe test was developed in a partnership between Mayo, U.S. Youth Soccer, InjureFree and the U.S. Center for SafeSport.

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Titans CB Butler out of concussion protocol | Sports - The…

12-01-2018

Titans CB Butler out of concussion protocol | Sports  The Union LeaderTennessee Titans cornerback Malcolm Butler is out of the NFL's concussion protocol and available to play against the New York Jets today.

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Cause of Death: Sports - Vision Insights and New Horizons

11-30-2018

Cause of Death: Sports  Vision Insights and New HorizonsThat sports, conventionally seen as promoting health, should be deemed a cause of death raises serious ethical questions. In the face of mounting evidence that ...

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Hurricanes' Micheal Ferland: Out with concussion - CBSSports.com

11-30-2018

Hurricanes' Micheal Ferland: Out with concussion  CBSSports.comFerland is dealing with a concussion that will prevent him from playing Friday night against the visiting Ducks, Chip Alexander of The Raleigh News & Observer ...

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Titans CB Malcolm Butler cleared from concussion protocol - FOXSports.com

11-30-2018

Titans CB Malcolm Butler cleared from concussion protocol  FOXSports.comTennessee cornerback Malcolm Butler has been cleared from the NFL's concussion protocol and is expected to play Sunday when the Titans host the New York ...

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Capitals center Evgeny Kuznetsov returns to the lineup after concussion -…

11-30-2018

Capitals center Evgeny Kuznetsov returns to the lineup after concussion  The Washington PostWashington Capitals center Evgeny Kuznetsov will play his first game in more than two weeks Friday night, returning to the lineup against the visiting New ...

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Bills' Derek Anderson: Still working through concussion - CBSSports.com

11-30-2018

Bills' Derek Anderson: Still working through concussion  CBSSports.comBills' Derek Anderson: Still working through concussion.

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Pediatric Concussion: Current Trends and New Frontiers - Neurology Times

11-30-2018

Pediatric Concussion: Current Trends and New Frontiers  Neurology TimesExperts provide new insights about the challenges of concussion care for pediatric patients, including management, diagnosis, and return to a normal lifestyle.

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Saints' Zach Line: Being evaluated for concussion - CBSSports.com

11-30-2018

Saints' Zach Line: Being evaluated for concussion  CBSSports.comLine is being evaluated for a concussion during Thursday's game against the Cowboys, Josh Katzenstein of NOLA.com reports. Line was dinged up in the third ...

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Understand the danger of concussion as winter sports begin - Medical…

11-29-2018

Understand the danger of concussion as winter sports begin  Medical XpressYouth winter sports are underway, and with a recent increase in national attention on the possible dangers of head trauma for athletes, it is important for coaches ...

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Bears' Aaron Lynch: Clears concussion protocol - CBSSports.com

11-29-2018

Bears' Aaron Lynch: Clears concussion protocol  CBSSports.comLynch (concussion) was a full participant in Wednesday's practice, Colleen Kane of the Chicago Tribune reports. Lynch has cleared the league-mandated ...

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Pamplin Media Group - THE CONCUSSION GAP - Pamplin Media Group

11-29-2018

Pamplin Media Group - THE CONCUSSION GAP  Pamplin Media GroupTHE CONCUSSION GAP, Local News, Lake Oswego local News, Breaking News alerts for Lake Oswego city.

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How rugby and the NFL found common ground on concussion -…

11-28-2018

How rugby and the NFL found common ground on concussion  The GuardianBoth rugby and American football have discovered that when it comes to head trauma, it is the tackler who is most in danger.

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SyncThink Partners With DC Children's Hospital to Study Concussions - SportTechie

11-28-2018

SyncThink Partners With DC Children's Hospital to Study Concussions  SportTechieNeurotechnology company SyncThink has partnered with the Children's National Medical Center in Washington, D.C. to examine ocular motor deficits in youths ...

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Penguins' Patric Hornqvist: Remains out with concussion - CBSSports.com

11-28-2018

Penguins' Patric Hornqvist: Remains out with concussion  CBSSports.comHornqvist (concussion) won't play Tuesday versus the Jets, Jason Mackey of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports. Hornqvist was hot before suffering his injury, ...

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The Medical Minute: Understand the danger of concussion as winter sports…

11-28-2018

The Medical Minute: Understand the danger of concussion as winter sports begin  Penn State NewsYouth winter sports are underway, and with a recent increase in national attention on the possible dangers of head trauma for athletes, it is important for coaches ...

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British MPs call for standard sport concussion protocol - ESPN.co.uk

11-27-2018

British MPs call for standard sport concussion protocol  ESPN.co.ukTom Watson, the deputy Labour leader, has called for sports governing bodies to introduce a single unified concussion protocol after accusing football of ...

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Titans' Malcolm Butler: Leaves with possible concussion - CBSSports.com

11-27-2018

Titans' Malcolm Butler: Leaves with possible concussion  CBSSports.comButler left Monday's game against the Texans with an apparent head injury, John Glennon of The Athletic reports. Butler will have to enter the league's ...

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Better concussion protocols needed in sport, say MPs - BBC Sport

11-26-2018

Better concussion protocols needed in sport, say MPs  BBC SportMPs are calling on the government to introduce better concussion rules in sport, with one saying "there will be fatalities" if the situation does not improve.

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New rules for pediatricians say light exercise, phone use OK for…

11-26-2018

New rules for pediatricians say light exercise, phone use OK for children with concussions  St. Louis Public RadioChildren with concussions should be able to continue exercising and using electronics, according to new treatment guidelines from the American Academy of.

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Mayo Clinic Arizona, US Youth Soccer lead partnership to identify sports…

11-26-2018

Mayo Clinic Arizona, US Youth Soccer lead partnership to identify sports concussions & injuries  Becker's Orthopedic & SpineRochester, Minn.-based Mayo Clinic and U.S. Youth Soccer partnered to launch a data collection program for brain injuries called The Athlete Incident ...

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Grant to Support Sports-Related Concussion Research - Diverse: Issues in Higher…

11-26-2018

Grant to Support Sports-Related Concussion Research  Diverse: Issues in Higher EducationWinston-Salem State University (WSSU) was awarded grant funding to support the university's involvement in the largest-ever study of sports-related ...

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Preventing sports concussions in women's soccer - WJLA

11-26-2018

Preventing sports concussions in women's soccer  WJLAWASHINGTON (Sinclair Broadcast Group) – Football season has arrived and with it, renewed interest in the concussion debate surrounding that sport. There is ...

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Capitals’ Evgeny Kuznetsov skates for the first time since suffering concussion…

11-26-2018

Capitals’ Evgeny Kuznetsov skates for the first time since suffering concussion  The Washington PostNEW YORK — Washington Capitals center Evgeny Kuznetsov skated Monday morning, his first time on the ice since he suffered a concussion against the ...

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