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concussions

September 28, 2012

Youth Leagues Adapt To Combat Concussions

Poughkeepsie Journalhttp://www.poughkeepsiejournal.com/article/20120927/SPORTS06/309270032Playing football for Poughkeepsie High School 20 years ago, and playing for the Poughkeepsie Pioneers Pop Warner program even before that, Karega Wood remembers...


August 22, 2012

Jason Abels: Concussions And Football Helmets

Jason Abels, Head Trainer   While football helmet technology has improved dramatically in recent years, Jason Abels says there’s no helmet on the market that can always prevent concussions. “Children put on a helmet and th...


August 13, 2012

Nashua (N.H.) Working To Get In Compliance With New Concussion Law

Nashua Telegraph, Cameron Kittlehttp://www.nashuatelegraph.com/news/971266-196/school-officials-working-to-comply-with-new.htmlSchool officials will spend the coming weeks making sure they are in compliance with a new state law that requires them to ...


June 13, 2012

Ohio House To Vote On Concussion Bill

Springfield News Sun, Laura A. Bischoffhttp://www.springfieldnewssun.com/springfield-oh-sports/high-school-sports/concussion-bill-may-sideline-injured-athletes-in-ohio-1390300.htmlCOLUMBUS – Coaches and referees will be required to pull young a...


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Video: New Study Shows Youth Football Teams Should Reduce High-Impact Drills

Editor-in-Chief Michael Austin informs you about the late-breaking news from yesterday about new research involving youth football and high-impact drills.Please comment underneath the video or email Michael Austin....


February 9, 2012

N.C. H.S. Football Players Must Sit 1 Play If Helmet Pops Off

Charlotte Observerhttp://prepinsiders.blogspot.com/2012/02/prep-football-players-must-sit-one-play.htmlBeginning next fall, when a high school football player’s helmet comes off while the ball is live, he’ll be required to sit out at leas...


January 13, 2012

Minnesota School Board Discusses Concussion Testing

Jordan Independent, David Schuellerhttp://www.jordannews.com/view/full_story/17123761/article-Concussion-testing-back-in-playJORDAN, Minn.--The Jordan School Board decided to move forward with concussion baseline testing. The test gives a number for ...