The settlement also includes a separate research and education fund of $10 million, part of which will go toward youth football.
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August 29, 2013
August 27, 2013
A new paper examines similarities among three new sets of sports-related concussion guidelines to determine what consensus exists.
August 22, 2013
The Big Ten Conference will partner with USA Football to promote player safety among young student-athletes.
August 13, 2013
The Maryland education department wants to limit the number of contact practices for youth-athletes who participate in collision sports.
August 12, 2013
More than 1.35 million children went to emergency departments with sports-related injuries in 2012, says a new report.
July 26, 2013
High school football players appear to be exposed to a greater number of high-level head impacts during practices compared with games.
July 23, 2013
Rep. Ann Kuster's proposed addition to the ESEA bill would have involved the federal government in student-athlete concussion management for the first time.
July 19, 2013
Only 213 of the state's 689 schools submitted their 2011-12 student-athlete concussion data to the state by last year's deadline.
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.