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October 22, 2013

Researchers Question Alternate Forms of ImPACT Concussion Tests

The alternate forms of the ImPACT neurocognitive test aren't necessarily reliable when evaluating whether someone has sustained a concussion, a study suggests.

October 14, 2013

ImPACT, King-Devick Test Announce Concussion-Management Partnership

Two major developers of concussion-management tools are partnering to expand the way youth-athletes are evaluated for head injuries.

October 07, 2013

Youth-Sports Organizations Join Together in New Concussion Coalition

A number of the nation's largest youth-sports organizations have formed a new coalition that aims to protect young athletes against concussions.

October 02, 2013

Emergency-Room Visits for Youth-Sports Concussions Rapidly Rising

A children's hospital in Cincinnati experienced a 92 percent increase in the number of emergency-room visits for sports-related traumatic brain injuries between 2002 and 2011.

October 01, 2013

Calif. Expands Youth-Concussion Law to Private, Charter Schools

California private and charter schools must immediately remove any student-athlete from play if he or she is suspected of having sustained a concussion.

September 24, 2013

Age Not a Factor in Post-Concussion Symptoms, Study Finds

Middle and high school student athletes aren't prone to more severe concussion symptoms than collegiate athletes, a new study finds.

September 16, 2013

N.Y. Attorney General Warns Against 'Concussion-Proof' Helmets

New York state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is out to remind parents that there's no such thing as a "concussion-proof" football helmet.

September 05, 2013

Concussion-Prevention Video Game Launches in Arizona

The game, called Barrow Brain Ball, aims to teach youth-athletes how to safely avoid collisions with other players.

August 29, 2013

Youth-Sports Implications of the NFL's Concussion-Lawsuit Settlement

The settlement also includes a separate research and education fund of $10 million, part of which will go toward youth football.

August 27, 2013

Paper Examines Consensus Guidelines for Concussed Youth-Athletes

A new paper examines similarities among three new sets of sports-related concussion guidelines to determine what consensus exists.

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