Children with a history of concussions tend to have a longer-lasting symptoms than those with their first concussion.
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June 10, 2013
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.
June 05, 2013
Vermont student-athletes will now be barred from continuing to participate in a school-based athletic event if they've sustained a concussion.
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.