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Concussions Are The Injury Of Our Age

By Sacramento Bee No helmet pad can prevent or eliminate the risk of concussions or other serious head injuries while playing sports. Scientists have also not reached agreement on how the results of impact absorption tests relate to concussions. No conclusions about a 
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Sport concussions hitting ACC hardest

By Stuff.co.nz Sports-related concussions are costing ACC more than $1 million a year, with league playing Maori disproportionately costly, a study has found. Some 20,902 concussion claims were made in the decade from 2001, across seven sporting codes, the study 
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Former boxer Ray Ciancaglini talks concussion awareness at N. Rockland camp

By The Journal News | LoHud.com Ciancaglini was an up-and-coming boxer in the Finger Lakes region with a promising career ahead of him before multiple untreated concussions forced him to retire from the sport at 20. Ciancaglini isn't trying to advocate against physical sports. In
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Ice hockey's school of hard knocks

By Herald Sun The National Hockey League had not shied away from the concussion discussions. But losing the sport's signature player, arguably the best ice hockey player in the world, for months on end turned up the volume on those discussions. Ice hockey
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Play It Safe on Youth-Sports Concussions With New EdWeek E-Book

By Education Week News (blog) From youth-concussion laws to sport-specific rule changes, the landscape of youth sports looks dramatically different from where it was even five years ago. spotlight-600×800-ebookPlaying it Safe.jpg. We've also highlighted some of the most relevant 
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Talk on concussions at Wayland High School

By Wayland Town Crier The child should seek medical attention immediately, perhaps from a sideline athletic trainer who has education in diagnosing concussion symptoms. He also advised that any child who suffers a blow to the head in any sport – or even in everyday life
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Society brings awareness to concussions in sport

By Comox Vallety Record Society brings awareness to concussions in sport. Concussion.jpg. CONCUSSIONS IN SPORTS is an issue the Comox Valley Head Injury Society will raise at a barbecue fundraiser at Simms Park this Sunday. PHOTO SUBMITTED. News For You.
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Minor hockey players reflect on career-ending concussions

By Yahoo! Canada Sports About half of the 17 members of one Ottawa minor hockey team were knocked out of games with concussions by the time the season was over. It was a swift and worrisome warning for parents of the pre-teen boys and girls on the Ottawa Sting Major AA 
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Minor hockey players reflect on career-ending concussions

By CBC.ca The Moore family went to a concussion specialist to help them deal with life after hockey, while the Daly family sought a sports psychologist to deal with the major lifestyle change and loss of the sport. It has been a change that still requires an
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NFHS supports concussion bill

By Corning Observer The National Federation of State High School Associations recently announced its support of the recently introduced Youth Sports Concussion Act sponsored by Sens. Jay Rockefeller and Tom Udall. The legislation promotes improved national quality 
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