The parents of a 16-year-old who died this past fall from football-related brain trauma have filed a notice of claim against his upstate New York school.
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February 05, 2014
January 28, 2014
A new system will monitor the amount of head contact a student-athlete receives in an effort to reduce the likelihood of concussions and long-term brain damage.
January 27, 2014
Almost 900 high school student-athletes in Idaho suffered a concussion while playing fall sports this school year, which was "lower than expected."
January 24, 2014
The concussion rate for female middle-school soccer players is significantly greater than those previously reported for high school and college athletes.
January 17, 2014
Two bills recently introduced in Virginia and Nebraska would establish a "return to learn" protocol for student-athletes who have sustained concussions.
January 13, 2014
Mississippi, which entered 2014 as the only state without a youth-concussion law, may soon remedy that.
January 09, 2014
Evidence regarding the reliability and validity of computerized neurocognitive testing used to evaluate sports-related concussions remains inconsistent
January 06, 2014
Student-athletes who abstain from regular cognitive activity may face a shorter recovery time after sustaining a concussion, suggests a new study in the journal Pediatrics.
December 11, 2013
Certain brain regions in a subgroup of both contact- and non-contact-sport athletes were altered by repetitive head impacts within a single season.
December 10, 2013
Among all high school sports played at altitudes of 600 feet or above, researchers discovered a 31 percent decrease in concussion rates.