Vermont student-athletes will now be barred from continuing to participate in a school-based athletic event if they've sustained a concussion.
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June 05, 2013
June 05, 2013
While this particular move won't have an immediate impact on current high school student-athletes, it's almost certain to affect some in the long run.
May 30, 2013
A new advisory committee focused on youth-football safety convened for the first time today at the headquarters of the National Football League in New York City.
May 20, 2013
More than 90 percent of youth tackle-football players avoided sustaining an injury that restricted their participation during the 2012 and 2013 seasons.
May 17, 2013
A new study compares the slate of youth-concussion laws enacted between 2009 and 2012 to see where states stand to improve.
May 16, 2013
Both Montana and West Virginia have enacted youth-concussion laws within the past month, becoming the 47th and 48th states to do so, respectively.
May 10, 2013
High school football coaches in Texas could soon be facing restrictions on the amount of full contact allowed in practices per week.
May 07, 2013
A majority of high school football players believe it's OK to play through concussion symptoms despite knowing the risk of serious injury, finds a new study.
May 06, 2013
The more severe a student-athlete's initial concussion symptoms are, the longer it's likely to take for him or her to fully recover.
April 24, 2013
The new Georgia youth-concussion law contains all three major provisions of the National Football League's model legislation, the Lystedt Law.