concussions

September 12, 2014

Wisconsin schools spending on top-rated football helmets

A television station in Madison, Wisconsin, published a piece Thursday taking a look into how local high schools are spending more on state-of-the-art football helmets in an attempt to combat concussions.The report revealed that schools are paying th...


August 26, 2014

Three Virginia HS Football Teams Using Helmet Sensors

From DailyPress.comPlayers trying to hide getting their bell rung will have a harder time concealing potential concussions this season at three Virginia high schools.Many of them will be wearing the latest technology inside their helmets, and it will...


May 29, 2014

NCAA, Department of Defense aim to Create Concussion Database

From CBSSports.comThe NCAA and Department of Defense are launching a $30 million effort to produce what the White House calls the most comprehensive concussion database ever.The initiative was announced Wednesday in conjunction with President Ba...


May 7, 2014

Illinois Senate Moving Bill to Create Online Concussion Certification Course

From DailyHerald.comA push to create an online certification program to teach high school sports coaches about concussions took another step forward Tuesday when it was approved by an Illinois Senate committee.State Sen. Dan Kotowski, a Park Ridge De...


June 19, 2013

Safety Advocates Bringing Awareness To Injuries Beyond Concussions

http://world.einnews.com/247pr/348783Shree Dandekar, who serves as an athletic trainer for high school athletes in New York City, has come out in support of a new movement that places a focus on preventing and understanding all safety risks for young...


June 14, 2013

Researchers: Pop Warner Wrong On Concussions

USA Todayhttp://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/2013/06/08/pop-warner-football-concussions/2404007/Researchers who studied concussions in youth football say the Pop Warner organization got it wrong last year when it limited contact in practices.Julian ...


April 17, 2013

Concussion Contributes To College Athlete Giving Up Football

Daily Camerahttp://www.dailycamera.com/cu-college-sports/ci_23040020/football-kyle-washington-moves-from-cu-buffsColorado spring football practices ended Tuesday with another goodbye from a player who has decided to give up the sport rather than risk...


March 14, 2013

Make baseline testing a requirement

Take every bit of technology, every ounce of knowledge and enact every piece of legislation. You're still not going to prevent concussions. That doesn't mean we should stop trying to diminish the number of head injuries each year. If equipment tak...