Both Montana and West Virginia have enacted youth-concussion laws within the past month, becoming the 47th and 48th states to do so, respectively.
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May 16, 2013
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 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.
April 22, 2013
A Conn. committee recommended passage of a bill that would require the state to establish a two-year pilot program to study the incidence of injuries in high school sports.
April 15, 2013
Tennessee has become the 45th state to have a youth-concussion law, and Montana may not be far behind.
April 11, 2013
Arkansas' youth-concussion law doesn't go as far as most other states, as it only launches a pilot project on concussion management.
March 27, 2013
Six of the seven states without youth-concussion laws are moving such bills through their legislatures.
March 27, 2013
A team of Notre Dame researchers developed a sideline concussion detection tool that analyzes a student-athlete's voice for the signs of a concussion.
March 22, 2013
An Illinois House committee voted to table a bill that would have placed a limit on the number of full-contact practices allowed by youth-football coaches.