Plenty of work remains in terms of changing the youth-sports concussion culture, suggests a new report from the Institute of Medicine and National Research Council.
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October 30, 2013
October 28, 2013
A special report from TheMMQB.com investigates what lies ahead for youth football given the recent swath of concussion research.
October 27, 2013
After sustaining a concussion, a student-athlete may need to be eased back into his or her normal academic routine, suggests the American Academy of Pediatrics.
October 24, 2013
Thirty-three percent of Americans are less likely to allow their children to play football due to what they know about head injuries and long-term brain damage.
October 22, 2013
The alternate forms of the ImPACT neurocognitive test aren't necessarily reliable when evaluating whether someone has sustained a concussion, a study suggests.
October 14, 2013
Two major developers of concussion-management tools are partnering to expand the way youth-athletes are evaluated for head injuries.
October 07, 2013
A number of the nation's largest youth-sports organizations have formed a new coalition that aims to protect young athletes against concussions.
October 02, 2013
A children's hospital in Cincinnati experienced a 92 percent increase in the number of emergency-room visits for sports-related traumatic brain injuries between 2002 and 2011.
October 01, 2013
California private and charter schools must immediately remove any student-athlete from play if he or she is suspected of having sustained a concussion.
September 24, 2013
Middle and high school student athletes aren't prone to more severe concussion symptoms than collegiate athletes, a new study finds.