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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.

August 22, 2013

Big Ten Conference Partnering With USA Football to Promote Safety

The Big Ten Conference will partner with USA Football to promote player safety among young student-athletes.

August 13, 2013

Maryland Officials Push Limit on Contact in Youth-Sports Practices

The Maryland education department wants to limit the number of contact practices for youth-athletes who participate in collision sports.

August 12, 2013

1.35 Million Youth-Athletes Went to Emergency Rooms in 2012

More than 1.35 million children went to emergency departments with sports-related injuries in 2012, says a new report.

July 26, 2013

Cumulative Effects of Repetitive Head Impacts Quantified in Study

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

House ESEA Debate Includes Student-Athlete Concussion Concerns

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

Student-Athlete Concussion Reporting Adjusted in Massachusetts

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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