The university will utilize a functional magnetic resonance imaging machine to track blood flow within areas of the brain and detect subtle changes.
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July 15, 2013
June 20, 2013
Playing it Safe: Reducing Concussions and Head Injuries in Youth Sports explores how youth-sports organizations and states are trying to improve student-athlete safety.
June 17, 2013
The legislation, which mirrors many other states' youth-concussion laws, was signed by Gov. Nikki Haley the month.
June 10, 2013
Children with a history of concussions tend to have a longer-lasting symptoms than those with their first concussion.
June 07, 2013
This variance suggests that the tests should only be used as one component of a multi-faceted approach to determining when a student-athlete is ready to return after sustaining a concussion.
June 06, 2013
Of the 20 concussions recorded in a youth-football league during 2011, only two occurred in practice, while the remaining 18 happened during a game.
June 05, 2013
Vermont student-athletes will now be barred from continuing to participate in a school-based athletic event if they've sustained a concussion.
June 05, 2013
While this particular move won't have an immediate impact on current high school student-athletes, it's almost certain to affect some in the long run.
May 30, 2013
A new advisory committee focused on youth-football safety convened for the first time today at the headquarters of the National Football League in New York City.
May 20, 2013
More than 90 percent of youth tackle-football players avoided sustaining an injury that restricted their participation during the 2012 and 2013 seasons.