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Barbecue fundraiser at concussion awareness event

By Canada.com The Comox Valley Head Injury Society is bringing awareness to the issue of concussions in sport with a BBQ fundraiser at Simms Park on Sunday June 23 from 11: 30 am -3: 30 pm. With June being Brain Injury Awareness month in Canada, we are hoping to
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Lem Barney said what he felt was right about risks of football

By SportingNews.com Over the last 15 months, Lem Barney's voice has grown louder and more insistent. It remains to be seen whether it's truly going to be heard, whether it will still be tuned out or brushed off, and whether it will lead to fundamental changes in the game
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Lem Barney said what he felt was right about risks of football

By SportingNews.com Over the last 15 months, Lem Barney's voice has grown louder and more insistent. It remains to be seen whether it's truly going to be heard, whether it will still be tuned out or brushed off, and whether it will lead to fundamental changes in the game
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Concussions: All must use heads to prevent lasting injury

By The Spokesman Review For starters, players don't always report when they have concussion symptoms. “We had a situation this year where it was a couple of teachers who came to me and told me that one of our kids wasn't acting right,” University athletic director Ken
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Concussions: All must use heads to prevent lasting injury

By The Spokesman Review Joseph Guerrinha doesn't remember anyone talking to him about the dangers of concussion in his sport. Since soccer is played with the feet, he supposes, people don't make the connection. And then, on March 23, 2011, the risks became abundantly clear.
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Concussions: Amateur boxing took initiative

By The Spokesman Review (subscription) It's a sport that celebrates the knockout and punches to the head, but boxing is one of the safer contact sports. When it comes to dealing with concussions, amateur boxing has a long and successful history of success, thanks in large part to an
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Concussions: WIAA offers sport-specific training for prep coaches

By The Spokesman Review (subscription) The high school sports governing body created sport-specific training packages for every coach in every sport that are available free of charge and required learning. It requires that each athlete be educated about the dangers and symptoms of
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IMPACT Testing offered through Holzer sports medicine

By Point Pleasant Register OHIO VALLEY — Dr. Kelly Roush, Director of Holzer Sports Medicine Services initiated IMPACT computerized concussion testing in 2012. Roush tested all contact and collision sport athletes at two local schools. In 2013, Holzer Sports Medicine will be 
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Kids Sports, Concussion and the Lystedt Law

By ForexTV.com Youth sports account for 300,000 concussion annually and the numbers are growing. The CDC considers sport's related concussions an epidemic. 40% of high school athletes admit to denying symptoms in order to be able to play. Concussions are not only a 
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Kids Sports, Concussion and the Lystedt Law

By ForexTV.com Youth sports account for 300,000 concussion annually and the numbers are growing. The CDC considers sport's related concussions an epidemic. 40% of high school athletes admit to denying symptoms in order to be able to play. Concussions are not only a 
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