Only 213 of the state's 689 schools submitted their 2011-12 student-athlete concussion data to the state by last year's deadline.
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July 19, 2013
July 16, 2013
Neither the age nor brand of football helmets makes a difference in the rate of sports-related concussions sustained by student-athletes.
July 15, 2013
The university will utilize a functional magnetic resonance imaging machine to track blood flow within areas of the brain and detect subtle changes.
June 25, 2013
A task force of leading health professionals are offering best-practice policies on how to prevent youth sports-related deaths caused by common injuries such as concussions and cardiac arrest.
June 21, 2013
Education Week has released a new e-book on youth concussions.
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.