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Youth Football Kids and Concussion, What Parents Should know

By ForexTV.com Do our children need to be playing contact sports at such a young age? Subjecting our children to participate in a sport that can lead to multiple head injuries could this be considered child abuse? According to Dr. Robert Cantu, leading author of
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Chris Nowinski: We need to make contact sport safer, especially for kids

By The Score Luckily for Nowinski, after some initial confusion, the WWE were more progressive in their approach to dealing with concussions than some sporting organisations. “At the start the WWE didn't fully appreciate the risk, they still gave me access to
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Strengthening neck may reduce severity of concussion

By Seacoastonline.com The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that 1.6 million to 3.8 million sports-related concussive injuries occur annually in the United States and account for 5 percent to 9 percent of all sport injuries. Thirty percent of all
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Concussion Law Amendment Riles Supporters

By WKBN/WYFX-TV The Return to Play law went into effect for all youth and high school sporting activities on April 26. The legislation was written last year and Ohio Gov. John Kasich signed it in December. It requires coaches to go through concussion awareness
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UBC earns funding for concussion research

By Beacon News

Ken Dryden, an NHL Hall of Fame goaltender and former federal cabinet minister, took part in a sport concussions panel recently in Calgary. He said, “I think (concussions) are the biggest issue of sports and not just hockey, but football, lacrosse and

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U of A research suggests CFL concussion education helps, but safety isn't all

By Yahoo! Canada Sports (blog) University of Alberta researcher Dr. Dhiren Naidu's findings suggest concussion education …Concussions are a key issue facing the CFL, but new research from the University of Alberta suggests that some of the league's efforts on that front are having
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Tests to help schools protect young brains from sporting injuries

By The Daily Telegraph It is a test the Education Department's sports division will be watching closely as it seeks to follow the lead of major sporting codes in implementing specific concussion guidelines, including the use of brain function tests which cost a mere $7.50 each.
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Study: Incidence rates of concussion in youth football players is higher

By News-Medical.net Sports-related concussion has been referred to as an “epidemic” by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Emergency department visits …read more

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New study shows most youth football player concussions occur during games

By Science Codex Cincinnati, OH, June 6, 2013 — Sports-related concussion has been referred to as an “epidemic” by the Centers for Disease …read more

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Use caution with computerized concussion test, UT Arlington researcher says

By HealthCanal.com More than 300,000 concussion injuries were documented in high schools during the 2011-2012 school year, according to the National High …read more

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