The concussion rate for female middle-school soccer players is significantly greater than those previously reported for high school and college athletes.
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January 24, 2014
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.
December 06, 2013
From now through Tuesday, Dec. 10, our Education Week e-book on youth-sports concussions is free to download on Amazon.
November 26, 2013
Middle and high school student-athletes in Massachusetts suffered more than 4,400 sports-related head injuries during the 2012-13 school year, according to data from the state health department.
November 22, 2013
A bill reintroduced by two House lawmakers would for the first time establish national standards for the management of concussions sustained by public school student-athletes.