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Shoemaker, Blue Jays to face Fiers, Athletics on Saturday - Valdosta…

04-20-2019

Shoemaker, Blue Jays to face Fiers, Athletics on Saturday  Valdosta Daily TimesToronto Blue Jays (9-12, third in the AL East) vs. Oakland Athletics (11-11, fourth in the AL West)

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The Slow Drip of Football's Youth Participation Decline Continues Apace -…

04-19-2019

The Slow Drip of Football's Youth Participation Decline Continues Apace  ForbesMore numbers are released showing fewer kids playing the sport and more parents supporting youth tackle football bans.

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Concussions – Not Just For Kids - CapeCod.com News

04-19-2019

Concussions – Not Just For Kids  CapeCod.com NewsHYANNIS – It happened in an instant: One minute I was vertical, walking the dog down my driveway, and the next moment my forehead was slamming into the ...

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Army diagnosing brain injuries through partnerships - United States Army

04-18-2019

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

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Daily Briefing: Capital One Arena to Accept Alipay | LeBron and…

04-18-2019

Daily Briefing: Capital One Arena to Accept Alipay | LeBron and DAZN Plan Boxing Docuseries  SportTechieThursday, Apr. 18, 2019 – A roundup of some of the key sports technology stories you need to know, including SportTechie's own *content* and stories from ...

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

04-18-2019

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

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‘What Kind of Maniac Would Do This?’: Cord Strung Across Bike…

04-17-2019

‘What Kind of Maniac Would Do This?’: Cord Strung Across Bike Trail Severely Injures 69-Year-Old Rider  BicyclingNard Claar loves to ride his bike. The 69-year-old Colorado artist rides every chance he can get, often going on long-distance touring trips with friends.

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Bontrager WaveCel Review: Testing World's 'Safest' Bike Helmet - GearJunkie

04-15-2019

Bontrager WaveCel Review: Testing World's 'Safest' Bike Helmet  GearJunkieMassive claims of safety that exponentially outperform other helmets have raised controversy in the bike industry. We tested Bontrager's WaveCel helmet ...

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PCA and TeachAids Team Up to Provide CrashCourse Concussion Education -…

04-15-2019

PCA and TeachAids Team Up to Provide CrashCourse Concussion Education  Physical Therapy ProductsPublished on April 15, 2019. Concussion-photo1. Positive Coaching Alliance (PCA) announces a new partnership with TeachAids. Together, they will provide ...

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Don't Use Unapproved Devices to Diagnose Concussions, Warns FDA - Technology…

04-12-2019

Don't Use Unapproved Devices to Diagnose Concussions, Warns FDA  Technology NetworksThe 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 manage ...

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Think you have a concussion? The FDA says there's not an…

04-11-2019

Think you have a concussion? The FDA says there's not an app for that.  Popular ScienceConcussions aren't like broken bones: There's no foolproof way, like an x-ray, to diagnose the common brain injuries. That's a challenge for coaches and athletic ...

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Brain Scans May Reveal Concussion Damage In Living Athletes - wgbh.org

04-10-2019

Brain Scans May Reveal Concussion Damage In Living Athletes  wgbh.orgResearchers may be closing in on a way to check athletes while they're alive for signs of CTE, a degenerative brain disease that's been linked to frequent head ...

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Concussion symptoms, management and recovery during spring sports - Glenwood Springs…

04-08-2019

Concussion symptoms, management and recovery during spring sports  Glenwood Springs Post IndependentDuring the first 24 hours after a concussion, the individual should be monitored for worsening symptoms or the appearance of new symptoms. It's also advisable ...

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Trek Factory Racing partners with HeadCheck to improve concussion care for…

04-05-2019

Trek Factory Racing partners with HeadCheck to improve concussion care for riders  Associated PressPress release *content* from Globe Newswire. The AP news staff was not involved in its creation.

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Confronting concussions: Buffs lead the way on student-athlete health - CU…

04-05-2019

Confronting concussions: Buffs lead the way on student-athlete health  CU Boulder TodayConcussions in sports such as football, soccer and water polo are a critical issue facing student-athletes nationwide, and CU Boulder is innovating the next ...

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Technology benefits cycling safety - Butler Eagle

04-04-2019

Technology benefits cycling safety  Butler EagleTo every season turn, turn, turn. That's how we feel about this spring. The time change has hit and we are slowly but surely feeling the change in temperature, ...

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Chembio Diagnostics Announces Agreement with Perseus Science to Advance Point-of-Care Concussion…

04-02-2019

Chembio Diagnostics Announces Agreement with Perseus Science to Advance Point-of-Care Concussion Test  GlobeNewswireMEDFORD, N.Y., April 02, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Chembio Diagnostics, Inc. (Nasdaq: CEMI), a leading point-of-care diagnostics company focused on ...

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Drs. Oz & Roizen: New technology for concussion diagnosis - The…

04-01-2019

Drs. Oz & Roizen: New technology for concussion diagnosis  The Union LeaderIn 2011, Cleveland Browns quarterback Colt McCoy suffered a helmet-to-helmet hit from Steelers linebacker James Harrison.

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Come See CBS the Next Revolution in Telemedicine at the ATA…

03-28-2019

Come See CBS the Next Revolution in Telemedicine at the ATA in New Orleans  P&T CommunityBAY SHORE, N.Y., March 28, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Cognitive Balance Score (CBS) will be at the 2019 American Telemedicine Association (ATA) Annual ...

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BrainScope Completes Large-Scale Clinical Studies of Concussion in Universities, High Schools…

03-28-2019

BrainScope Completes Large-Scale Clinical Studies of Concussion in Universities, High Schools and Concussion Clinics  Associated PressPress release *content* from Business Wire. The AP news staff was not involved in its creation.

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Bontrager's WaveCel bike helmet promises to radically reduce head injury -…

03-26-2019

Bontrager's WaveCel bike helmet promises to radically reduce head injury  DezeenUS bike brand Bontrager has launched the WaveCel bicycle helmet that they say is 48 times more likely to prevent concussion than standard foam versions.

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New Rules and Smart Tech in Youth Sports Concussion Prevention -…

03-25-2019

New Rules and Smart Tech in Youth Sports Concussion Prevention  Legal Talk NetworkDavid Kracke tells us about CBIRT's great work in concussion prevention management, and what is being done to make sports safer with smart technology.

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World Rugby turns to data analytics to tackle concussion risk -…

03-25-2019

World Rugby turns to data analytics to tackle concussion risk  ComputerworldUKRugby union's global governing body uses the Domo platform to evaluate concussion treatment.

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Bontrager defends WaveCel in response to MIPS statement - Canadian Cycling…

03-23-2019

Bontrager defends WaveCel in response to MIPS statement  Canadian Cycling MagazineOn Tuesday, Trek and Bontrager finally revealed a new technology they had been teasing for weeks. WaveCel is a new helmet technology design intended to ...

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MIPS Says WaveCel Helmet Technology Falls 'Far Below' Bontrager's Injury Prevention…

03-21-2019

MIPS Says WaveCel Helmet Technology Falls 'Far Below' Bontrager's Injury Prevention Claims  Pinkbike.comMIPS has issued a statement disputing Bontrager's claims about their new helmet technology.

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

03-20-2019

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

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WaveCel - Bontrager's New Concussion-Preventing Helmet Technology - Pinkbike.com

03-19-2019

WaveCel - Bontrager's New Concussion-Preventing Helmet Technology  Pinkbike.comTrek and Bontrager have debuted a new helmet construction technology that's claimed to be 48 times more effective than EPS foam at preventing concussions.

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Gum shield helps spot signs of concussion - BBC News

03-16-2019

Gum shield helps spot signs of concussion  BBC NewsFitted with sensors to monitor head trauma the device feeds real-time data to nearby medical staff.

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The Role of a Deep Brain Structure in Concussion - Technology…

03-15-2019

The Role of a Deep Brain Structure in Concussion  Technology NetworksTechnology Networks is an internationally recognised publisher that provides access to the latest scientific news, products, research, videos and posters.

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A new brain study could revolutionize concussion protocol. How? - The…

03-15-2019

A new brain study could revolutionize concussion protocol. How?  The Hockey NewsA group of researchers developed a tool to monitor changes in brain activity immediately after players sustain concussions – and spent two full seasons testing it ...

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Role of a deep brain structure in concussion - Science Daily

03-12-2019

Role of a deep brain structure in concussion  Science DailyThrough a combination of biometric tracking, simulated modeling and medical imaging, researchers detail how hits to the side of the head cause concussion.

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Machines Predict Recovery Time from a Sports Concussion - Technology Networks

03-08-2019

Machines Predict Recovery Time from a Sports Concussion  Technology NetworksThe prevalence of concussions in sports is well known. So, too, is the challenge clinicians and others face when they have to decide when an athlete can return ...

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ONLY ON 4: Washington High students win competition for high-tech helmets…

03-07-2019

ONLY ON 4: Washington High students win competition for high-tech helmets for concussion safety  WTAE PittsburghA Washington County family saw their son suffer a concussion eight years ago. The trials and tribulations of watching their son suffer with constant headaches ...

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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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Eye-Tracking Technology for Concussion Gets FDA Thumbs Up - Medscape

03-05-2019

Eye-Tracking Technology for Concussion Gets FDA Thumbs Up  MedscapeSyncThink's Eye-Sync technology is a virtual reality eye-tracking platform that provides objective measurements to aid in the assessment of concussion.

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SyncThink Scores FDA Breakthrough Device Designation for Concussion Tech - Medical…

02-22-2019

SyncThink Scores FDA Breakthrough Device Designation for Concussion Tech  Medical Device and Diagnostics IndustryFDA has granted a breakthrough device designation to SyncThink's Eye-Sync technology. The objective eye-tracking platform is currently used to assist ...

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Technology in football helmets advancing faster to combat concussions - KCENTV.com

02-12-2019

Technology in football helmets advancing faster to combat concussions  KCENTV.comTEMPLE, Texas — In Texas, high school football is a religion. Its eager disciples strap on helmets, which as the 21st century continues trudging along, continue ...

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Football needs to get house in order over concussion, and it…

02-04-2019

Football needs to get house in order over concussion, and it is not alone  The GuardianToo many sports do not have the right procedures in place to deal with concussion but work on pitchside diagnosis and technology to improve it is moving ...

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High-tech helmets won’t solve the NFL’s concussion problem - Los Angeles…

02-01-2019

High-tech helmets won’t solve the NFL’s concussion problem  Los Angeles TimesIt's long been clear that football has a brutal concussion problem. And if you've been following the breathless headlines about the new generation of high-tech ...

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Few sports are doing enough to protect athletes from brain damage…

01-24-2019

Few sports are doing enough to protect athletes from brain damage  The EconomistFANS OF LARGE men colliding with one another are in luck. Next weekend the Six Nations, a rugby contest for the best teams in Europe, gets going in Paris.

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Twellman: 'Barbaric' concussion treatment has got to evolve - Goal.com

01-22-2019

Twellman: 'Barbaric' concussion treatment has got to evolve  Goal.comThe ex-USMNT striker retired prematurely due to concussion and has been a consistent campaigner to remedy the way brain injuries are treated in soccer.

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Purdue-affiliated Brightlamp launches smartphone app that can rapidly monitor the brain…

01-17-2019

Purdue-affiliated Brightlamp launches smartphone app that can rapidly monitor the brain for signs of concussion  Purdue News ServiceThe Brain Injury Research Institute reports that high school athletes who sustain a concussion are three times more likely to sustain a second concussion, and a ...

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Brain vital signs capture undetected impairments in ice hockey players with…

01-17-2019

Brain vital signs capture undetected impairments in ice hockey players with concussions  EurekAlertA team of brain researchers have published results from a multi-year hockey concussion study, which tracked young Junior A male ice hockey players using a ...

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Premier League footballers participate in new ground-breaking concussion study - University…

01-17-2019

Premier League footballers participate in new ground-breaking concussion study  University of BirminghamThe University of Birmingham and University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust have launched a new study funded by The Drake Foundation to ...

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New study reveals young, concussed hockey players still impaired after being…

01-16-2019

New study reveals young, concussed hockey players still impaired after being cleared to play  Simon Fraser University NewsYoung ice-hockey players who have had concussions continue to exhibit some brain impairment after being cleared to play, according to a new study by ...

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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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Concussion-detection device developed by Minnesota doctor gets FDA OK - Star…

01-08-2019

Concussion-detection device developed by Minnesota doctor gets FDA OK  Star TribuneThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration has cleared a new medical device invented by a Twin Cities neurosurgeon to detect signs of concussion by tracking a ...

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Maryland firm BrainScope wins FDA clearance for concussion-detecting tech - Baltimore…

01-02-2019

Maryland firm BrainScope wins FDA clearance for concussion-detecting tech  Baltimore Business JournalThe clearance follows on a clinical study, in which patients who sustained a head injury were evaluated using BrainScope's concussion-detecting tech.

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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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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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New Smart Helmet Could Spot Concussions in Real Time - Columbia…

12-07-2018

New Smart Helmet Could Spot Concussions in Real Time  Columbia University Irving Medical CenterColumbia researchers are developing what would be the first wearable diagnostic device for traumatic brain injury in football players.

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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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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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Sterlington High School using new technology to keep football players safe…

11-28-2018

Sterlington High School using new technology to keep football players safe  Knoe.comAs the Panthers prepare for the state semi-finals, the team is leaning on new technology to make sure the players' road to the dome is a safe journey.

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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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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.comA DC-based children's hospital is launching a year-long program the will use mHealth and virtual reality to improve care management for children and ...

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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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Montgomery neurologist develops groundbreaking concussion technology - WSFA

11-11-2018

Montgomery neurologist develops groundbreaking concussion technology  WSFAA Montgomery neurologist developed a groundbreaking technology to diagnose concussions immediately after they happen.

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Study: 'Subtle' cognitive decline in lacrosse players - Newsday

11-09-2018

Study: 'Subtle' cognitive decline in lacrosse players  NewsdayMen's lacrosse players at the New York Institute of Technology displayed “subtle” declines in memory and slower cognitive reactions last season because of ...

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