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concussions

June 24, 2015

Montana high schools to provide concussion insurance for athletes

All Montana high school student-athletes and cheerleaders will be covered by concussion insurance beginning with the 2015-16 school year, the state athletic association has announced. Coverage will include practices and competitions sanctioned by ...


April 28, 2015

Grant funds research on how concussions affect females

A $60,000 grant will help fund research into the way concussions affect young female athletes. Researches at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston and the UT Medical Branch and Transitional Learning Center in Galveston, Texas, w...


April 17, 2015

Ill. senator introduces bill to improve protection for athletes

An Illinois senator on Thursday introduced legislation that would improve the process of identifying and treating concussions in young athletes nationwide. [caption id="attachment_11620" align="alignright" width="250"] Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) has ...


April 14, 2015

Illinois athletic association says lawsuit threatens football

The Illinois High School Association says a concussions lawsuit filed against the organization last year is a "misguided effort that threatens high school football" across the state. IHSA asked the judge to dismiss the suit in a 16-page motion fil...


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What is XLNTbrain Sport?

Dr. Harry Kerasidis of XLNTbrain talks about his product and how it can help student-athletes in the fight against head injuries. ...


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Is high school football unsafe?

Dr. Harry Kerasidis of XLNTbrain talks about why concussions seem more prevalent at the high school level and what programs can do about it. ...


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Combating Concussions

Dr. Harry Kerasidis of XLNTbrain discusses baseline testing and how programs should combat concussions by educating their coaches....


February 26, 2015

SportsMed: Updates on sports concussions

A concussion consists of clinical symptoms stemming from a brain shaken by external forces. It is a type of traumatic brain injury (TBI) and is sometimes called a “mild TBI,” although this term is used for injuries other than those sustained in s...