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Orthopedics Conference: Northside Hospital Sports Medicine Network ASPIRE Sports Summit -…

02-21-2019

Orthopedics Conference: Northside Hospital Sports Medicine Network ASPIRE Sports Summit - Alpharetta February 22, 2019  MD LinxNorthside Hospital Sports Medicine Network is bringing together some of the country's leading experts in concussion, sports medicine, and performance therapy ...

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Buster Posey, Pablo Sandoval and others will have a different look…

02-21-2019

Buster Posey, Pablo Sandoval and others will have a different look at plate | NBCS Bay Area  NBCSports.comSCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- After 10 days of watching him take batting practice and do catching drills, the Giants fully expect Buster Posey to be in the lineup on...

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Report: Phillies 'confident' they'll win Harper sweepstakes - NBCSports.com

02-21-2019

Report: Phillies 'confident' they'll win Harper sweepstakes  NBCSports.comWe have an update in the latest edition of the MLB's daily reality show: "Where on earth will Bryce Harper sign?

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Devils' lines, pairings vs. Senators (2/21/19) | No plans to sit…

02-21-2019

Devils' lines, pairings vs. Senators (2/21/19) | No plans to sit Marcus Johansson, others ahead of trade deadline  NJ.comHow the New Jersey Devils will line up against the Ottawa Senators on Thursday, February 21, 2019 (2/21/19) at Prudential Center in Newark, N.J..

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AAF 2019: From the NFL to Wall Street and back, A.J…

02-21-2019

AAF 2019: From the NFL to Wall Street and back, A.J. Tarpley isn't done with football  CBS SportsThe San Diego Fleet linebacker is ready to give professional football another try.

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Maple Leafs' Nazem Kadri: Won't see game ice Thursday - CBSSports.com

02-21-2019

Maple Leafs' Nazem Kadri: Won't see game ice Thursday  CBSSports.comMaple Leafs' Nazem Kadri: Won't see game ice Thursday.

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Nylander moves to centre with Kadri out - Toronto Star

02-21-2019

Nylander moves to centre with Kadri out  Toronto StarWilliam Nylander will get the call at centre with Maple Leafs' Nazem Kadri expected to miss Thursday night's game against the Washington Capitals.

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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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Rob Van Dam Speaks Openly About Dealing with Concussion Symptoms -…

02-21-2019

Rob Van Dam Speaks Openly About Dealing with Concussion Symptoms  eWrestlingNewsRob Van Dam was recently interviewed by Sports Illustrated about his new documentary, Headstrong. Van Dam speaks candidly.

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Canucks Game Day: Coyotes aim to make noise in howl of…

02-21-2019

Canucks Game Day: Coyotes aim to make noise in howl of the wild-card chase  National PostEven after four days off, the Canucks still find themselves in a battle for NHL playoff berths.

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Head injuries in collision sport: A silent killer? - Palatinate

02-21-2019

Head injuries in collision sport: A silent killer?  PalatinateBy Emma Lucia Felisi. Two of the roughest sports out there are currently all over the media. With the Super Bowl having just passed, and the Six Nations ...

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Running interference on youth football injuries - Winter Guide - Guides…

02-21-2019

Running interference on youth football injuries - Winter Guide - Guides - February 21, 2019  Reno News & ReviewBy Kris Vagner. Youth football has fewer players and more safety measures. Published on February 21, 2019 as Winter Guide in the Guides section of the Reno...

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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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Sautner, Schenn bring future, past to Canucks' blue-line - The Province

02-21-2019

Sautner, Schenn bring future, past to Canucks' blue-line  The ProvinceTwo defencemen, not that far apart in age, but carrying vastly different narratives to the Canucks defence.

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Westport rep's bill would ban tackle football for preteens - SouthCoastToday.com

02-21-2019

Westport rep's bill would ban tackle football for preteens  SouthCoastToday.comFALL RIVER — Tackle football may be a thing of the past for Massachusetts' preteen children if a bill recently filed in the state Legislature gets signed into law.

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Blackhawks notes: More twists in Corey Crawford mystery - Chicago Sun-Times

02-21-2019

Blackhawks notes: More twists in Corey Crawford mystery  Chicago Sun-TimesBlackhawks notes on Corey Crawford, the struggling defense and some lineup changes against Detroit.

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Pocock injury raises concussion specter in Super Rugby - Arizona Daily…

02-21-2019

Pocock injury raises concussion specter in Super Rugby  Arizona Daily StarWELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — The danger of concussions and rugby's often muddled efforts to counter their threats were evident in the first round of the ...

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Jalen Hurd opens up about his departure from Tennessee - 247Sports

02-20-2019

Jalen Hurd opens up about his departure from Tennessee  247SportsJalen Hurd explains what happens at the end of his time in Knoxville.

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Bears reportedly will cut ties with tight end Dion Sims to…

02-20-2019

Bears reportedly will cut ties with tight end Dion Sims to create salary-cap space  Chicago TribuneThe Bears are expected to terminate the contract of tight end Dion Sims, freeing up $6 million in salary-cap space. Sims suffered two concussions last season ...

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The Week in Wrestling: Rob Van Dam Honestly Confronts Concussion Issues…

02-20-2019

The Week in Wrestling: Rob Van Dam Honestly Confronts Concussion Issues in New Documentary  Sports IllustratedRob Van Dam's new documentary didn't capture what it set out to, but he embraces the brutal honesty.

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Former CFL’er Angus Reid says parents shouldn’t fear safety concerns in…

02-20-2019

Former CFL’er Angus Reid says parents shouldn’t fear safety concerns in youth football  Global NewsA former CFL offensive lineman is making the case that parents should not be leery of enrolling their children in youth football.

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Blackhawks' Corey Crawford: Won't dress Wednesday - CBSSports.com

02-20-2019

Blackhawks' Corey Crawford: Won't dress Wednesday  CBSSports.comCrawford (concussion) traveled to Detroit for Wednesday's game against the Red Wings, but he won't be available for the upcoming contest, Jason Lieser of the ...

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Blackhawks confirm Crawford has another concussion - NBCSports.com

02-20-2019

Blackhawks confirm Crawford has another concussion  NBCSports.comThe Blackhawks confirmed that Corey Crawford has a concussion after exiting in the first period of Sunday's game following a collision in the crease.

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Maple Leafs' Nazem Kadri: Injury specified as concussion - CBSSports.com

02-20-2019

Maple Leafs' Nazem Kadri: Injury specified as concussion  CBSSports.comKadri suffered a concussion and won't return to Tuesday's game versus the Blues, Kristen Shilton of TSN.ca reports. It was originally reported that Kadri would ...

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T.J. Oshie’s playing style is aggressive, infectious and risky, and he…

02-19-2019

T.J. Oshie’s playing style is aggressive, infectious and risky, and he says he’ll never change  The Washington PostLOS ANGELES — The origin of how T.J. Oshie became one of the NHL's most versatile forwards has its roots in football, not hockey. He was a running...

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Sabres' Kyle Okposo diagnosed with another concussion after fight, medical evaluations…

02-19-2019

Sabres' Kyle Okposo diagnosed with another concussion after fight, medical evaluations  CBS SportsThis is the latest injury concern for Okposo, who's endured severe concussion issues for years.

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France v Scotland: Seymour confident Scots can cope without Russell -…

02-19-2019

France v Scotland: Seymour confident Scots can cope without Russell  BBC SportScotland are "fully capable of executing the game plan" despite Finn Russell's absence against France, says Tommy Seymour. Fly-half Russell, 26, has been ...

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Sergio Parisse ruled out of Ireland clash with concussion - Sports…

02-19-2019

Sergio Parisse ruled out of Ireland clash with concussion  Sports MoleThe Italy skipper will be forced to sit out the Guinness Six Nations encounter in Rome this weekend.

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Six Nations 2019: Scotland's Finn Russell undergoes concussion protocol - BBC…

02-17-2019

Six Nations 2019: Scotland's Finn Russell undergoes concussion protocol  BBC SportScotland confirm fly-half Finn Russell is a major doubt for their Six Nations visit to France after a head knock playing for Racing 92.

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In Colin Kaepernick Case, N.F.L. Makes a Familiar, Safe Call -…

02-17-2019

In Colin Kaepernick Case, N.F.L. Makes a Familiar, Safe Call  The New York TimesAs it did in 2013 in the concussion lawsuit, the league reached a settlement, hoping, probably against hope, for a troublesome issue to go away.

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Teen's destiny altered by sports concussion - Berkshire Eagle

02-16-2019

Teen's destiny altered by sports concussion  Berkshire EagleGREAT BARRINGTON — Claire Sheridan is sitting across from her mother in a coffee shop, talking about the moment a soccer ball changed her destiny. "It used ...

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Can Exercise Help Athletes Recover from a Concussion? - Everyday Health

02-15-2019

Can Exercise Help Athletes Recover from a Concussion?  Everyday HealthOver the years, the prevailing advice for facilitating recovery from a sports-related concussion has been for the person to rest and avoid physical activity until his ...

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Sports medicine society updates concussion guidelines - Medical Xpress

02-15-2019

Sports medicine society updates concussion guidelines  Medical Xpress(HealthDay)—The American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM) has released an updated position statement on concussion in sports. The statement ...

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Iowa center Luka Garza on first-half foul trouble: 'I've got to…

02-14-2019

Iowa center Luka Garza on first-half foul trouble: 'I've got to be smarter'  Hawk CentralThe sophomore center has sat the bulk of the past three first halves and hasn't found a rhythm; Nicholas Baer is in concussion protocol but may play.

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Sport Australia tackles concussion and insists we should play on -…

02-13-2019

Sport Australia tackles concussion and insists we should play on  The New DailyLet the kids play – that's the message from Australia's peak sporting body, Sport Australia, with the launch of a website designed to help parents, teachers and ...

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'A child's brain is worth the wait': New Australian initiative to…

02-12-2019

'A child's brain is worth the wait': New Australian initiative to curb sports concussion problems  Stuff.co.nzAustralian Institute of Sport chief medical officer David Hughes hopes a new concussion position statement will empower athletes, coaches and parents to better ...

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Pamplin Media Group - Oregon's concussion 'haves' and 'have-nots' - Pamplin…

02-12-2019

Pamplin Media Group - Oregon's concussion 'haves' and 'have-nots'  Pamplin Media GroupOregon's concussion 'haves' and 'have-nots' , Local News, Portland local News, Breaking News alerts for Portland city.

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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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Silva Experiencing Concussion-Like Symptoms - FIGHT SPORTS

02-07-2019

Silva Experiencing Concussion-Like Symptoms  FIGHT SPORTSSilva Experiencing Concussion-Like Symptoms on FIGHT SPORTS | After 51 fights in his legendary career, former PRIDE champion and current Bellator ...

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Concussion clinic focuses on athletes - Quad-Cities Online

02-04-2019

Concussion clinic focuses on athletes  Quad-Cities OnlineA concussion can have a devastating effect on an athlete and the recovery process may be difficult to understand.

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University of Calgary says “come one, come all” to free sports…

02-04-2019

University of Calgary says “come one, come all” to free sports concussion course  paNOWCALGARY — Research on concussions in sport has reached a tipping point where the University of Calgary is offering a free, online course to anyone and ...

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AMSSM Publishes Updated Position Statement on Concussion in Sport - Newswise

01-31-2019

AMSSM Publishes Updated Position Statement on Concussion in Sport  NewswiseThe American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM) has released its latest position statement, Concussion in Sport 2019, an update to its 2013 position ...

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

01-31-2019

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

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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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Seattle Children's concussion and sports - KING5.com

01-31-2019

Seattle Children's concussion and sports  KING5.comThis Sunday is for worshipers and those who love football. But with the growing concern about concussions, some fear it could alter the beloved sport. Seattle ...

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

01-31-2019

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

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Bruins’ Rask sidelined with concussion after nasty collision - Yahoo Sports

01-28-2019

Bruins’ Rask sidelined with concussion after nasty collision  Yahoo SportsHe was injured in a collision with New York Rangers forward Filip Chytil.

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Wealthy Parents Are Shying Away From Football, But Not From Low-Concussion…

01-27-2019

Wealthy Parents Are Shying Away From Football, But Not From Low-Concussion Sports  ForbesAn HBO Real Sports report finds football appealing less to parents of means -- but they're signing up their kids for concussion-risky sports like soccer, lacrosse ...

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Temporary Impairment in HRQOL After Teen Sports Concussion - Neurology Advisor

01-24-2019

Temporary Impairment in HRQOL After Teen Sports Concussion  Neurology AdvisorAdolescent sports-related concussion (SRC) is associated with temporary impairments in health-related quality of life.

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Hoopcats fall to UMBC, Lamb out with concussion - WCAX

01-24-2019

Hoopcats fall to UMBC, Lamb out with concussion  WCAXWith UVM star Anthony Lamb missing due to a concussion, the Catamounts fell 74-61 to UMBC Wednesday night at Patrick Gym.

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New concussion research in young football players - KOMO News

01-22-2019

New concussion research in young football players  KOMO NewsNew research from Seattle Children's Research Institute and UW Medicine's Sports Health and Safety Institute found concussion rates among football players ...

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Lack of Concussion Knowledge Showcase Insurance Needs - Front Office Sports

01-18-2019

Lack of Concussion Knowledge Showcase Insurance Needs  Front Office SportsUncertainties of long-term head trauma impacts leave sports organizations at risk, seeking preventative and proactive measures like concussion insurance.

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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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As college football prepares to crown latest champion, concussion lawsuits cloud…

01-05-2019

As college football prepares to crown latest champion, concussion lawsuits cloud the sport's future  Chicago TribuneChicagoan Marc Mazzeri, a former University of Iowa football receiver, is among more than 100 ex-players suing the NCAA for brain problems they say they got ...

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New sports-related concussion protocol - KLTV

12-27-2018

New sports-related concussion protocol  KLTVNew research suggests concussion protocol may allow screen time and activity sooner than previously thought.

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

12-13-2018

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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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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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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Sport-Related Concussion in Children and Adolescents | From the American Academy…

11-30-2018

Sport-Related Concussion in Children and Adolescents | From the American Academy of Pediatrics  AAP NewsSport-related concussion is an important topic in nearly all sports and at all levels of sport for children and adolescents. Concussion knowledge and approaches ...

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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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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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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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King-Devick test shows reliability in assessing sports-related concussion - Healio

11-23-2018

King-Devick test shows reliability in assessing sports-related concussion  HealioThe King-Devick test of oculomotor performance is a simple and reliable tool for diagnosing sports-related concussion, according to a study. The authors ...

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Concussion suits against NHL face headwinds - The Detroit News

11-19-2018

Concussion suits against NHL face headwinds  The Detroit NewsDetroit — The legal strategy of the NHL to defeat a class-action suit by players concerned about brain injuries might prove successful, but the issue of legal ...

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AAP updates management of sport-related concussion - Medical Xpress

11-19-2018

AAP updates management of sport-related concussion  Medical Xpress(HealthDay)—Recommendations have been developed for the diagnosis and management of pediatric sport-related concussion (SRC), according to a clinical ...

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A Concussion Lawsuit Has Been Settled. A Commissioner’s Legacy Is Unclear…

11-16-2018

A Concussion Lawsuit Has Been Settled. A Commissioner’s Legacy Is Unclear.  The New York TimesIn an essay, Ken Dryden contends that Gary Bettman needs to look beyond the N.H.L.'s legal victory last week if he truly cares how he is perceived years from ...

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NFL awards $35 million in grants for concussion-related medical research -…

11-15-2018

NFL awards $35 million in grants for concussion-related medical research  The Washington PostThe NFL has awarded more than $35 million in grants to fund medical research into brain health and injuries, the league said Thursday. The grants were made ...

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Breaking New 'Grounds': Technology Developed To Detect On-Field Sports Concussions -…

11-14-2018

Breaking New 'Grounds': Technology Developed To Detect On-Field Sports Concussions  Evolving ScienceGiven the consistent popularity of contact sports such as rugby or American football, concussions should be a persistent concern for its players, coaches, ...

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NHL concussion settlement: Six things to know about tentative lawsuit resolution…

11-12-2018

NHL concussion settlement: Six things to know about tentative lawsuit resolution for ex-players  CBS SportsThe concussion lawsuit involving more than 100 former NHL players and the league reached a tentative agreement on Monday, meaning the NHL will pay out ...

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Sports Concussion Tech Will Not Protect Against Brain Damage, Science Says…

11-08-2018

Sports Concussion Tech Will Not Protect Against Brain Damage, Science Says  InverseAs his helmet collided violently with his opponent's shoulder, Luke Kuechly looked like a life-size bobblehead doll. In an instant, the Carolina Panthers star ...

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Concussion prevention: Sorting through the science to see what's sound -…

11-07-2018

Concussion prevention: Sorting through the science to see what's sound  Medical XpressAs his helmet collided violently with his opponent's shoulder, Luke Kuechly looked like a life-size bobblehead doll. In an instant, the Carolina Panthers star ...

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Good sleep quality encourages better recovery after sport-related concussion - Science…

11-02-2018

Good sleep quality encourages better recovery after sport-related concussion  Science DailyNew research suggests that sleep is not only important for physical, mental, and cognitive well-being, but also seems to play a pivotal role in the recovery of the ...

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Amid Concern Over Concussions, High Schools Struggle to Fill Football Rosters…

10-29-2018

Amid Concern Over Concussions, High Schools Struggle to Fill Football Rosters  The New York TimesNew Jersey has long been one of the top high school football states, sending stars to top college programs and the N.F.L. Now participation is dropping ...

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