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concussions

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...


January 23, 2013

Maryland State Board Reviewing Concussion Task Force Recommendations

Baltimore Sun, Erica L. Greenhttp://articles.baltimoresun.com/2013-01-22/news/bs-md-ci-state-concussion-report-20130122_1_task-force-concussion-management-health-care-providersA task force charged with strengthening Maryland policies regarding head t...


January 14, 2013

Teens May Need More Time To Heal From Concussions

Boston Globe, Karen Weintraubhttp://bostonglobe.com/lifestyle/health-wellness/2013/01/14/kids-may-take-longer-heal-from-concussions-than-previously-thought/B2eA8Ut4KsmQEVkY0mJDIN/story.htmlWhen high school junior Madeline Uretsky sits down to do her ...