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concussion

January 18, 2019

Classroom-based training for your team

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September 8, 2017

Wyoming providing concussion insurance for high school athletes

Every high school and middle school student participating in a Wyoming High School Activities Association (WHSAA) sponsored activity will now be covered by concussion insurance. The WHSAA purchased a policy for all of its student participants, a...


August 8, 2017

Michigan announces concussion numbers from 2016-17 school year

From the MHSAA The Michigan High School Athletic Association (MHSAA) has completed its second year of collecting head injury reports from member schools as it continues to build data that will assist in identifying trends and progress being made t...


July 10, 2017

NFL awards $2.6M grant to study concussion rehabilitation

The NFL is helping to fund the first large-scale study into the most effective ways to rehabilitate young athletes who have suffered a concussion. The University of North Carolina was awarded a $2.6 million grant for the project, which is expecte...


June 6, 2017

Study: HS boys fear looking ‘weak’ by reporting concussions

A study published in the Journal of Athletic Training found that high school boys are more reluctant to report concussion symptoms to their coaches out of fear of looking "weak." Researchers said that boys and girls have similar knowledge about c...


May 5, 2017

Wisconsin to offer concussion insurance to student-athletes

Wisconsin this summer will become the fourth state to offer concussion insurance to student-athletes, the state's athletic association announced. Every athlete in grades six through 12 at a Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association (WIAA) m...


March 24, 2017

Montana bill would expand concussion rules for youth sports

A new bill in Montana seeks to expand the state's concussion laws, requiring non-public schools and youth organizations to comply with protocols already in place for public high schools. Montana in 2013 passed a law that requires student-athletes ...


November 29, 2016

Indiana quarterback quitting football: ‘I need my brain’

Indiana's appearance in a college football bowl game later this month will be the last for Hoosiers backup quarterback Zander Diamont. The junior announced over the weekend that he would quit football at the end of the season, citing concussion fe...