With the Super Bowl coming to town this week, roughly 50 youth football players from the Indianapolis area took part in a health and safety football clinic.
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February 02, 2012
January 30, 2012
Sunday night on CNN, Dr. Sanjay Gupta reported on the dangers of concussions in high school football in the premiere of his documentary, "Big Hits, Broken Dreams."
January 27, 2012
A high school football coach in Pennsylvania is being investigated by police for allegedly allowing his players to return to play despite being concussed, according to a complaint filed Wednesday.
January 26, 2012
In recent weeks, two articles appear to reach the same conclusion: In its current state, there's a serious possibility that youth football won't be sustainable for much longer.
January 24, 2012
The National Operating Committee on Standards for Athletic Equipment (NOCSAE) decided to award more than $845,000 in new grants to fund sports-related concussion and head-injury research during its winter board meeting this past weekend.
January 23, 2012
Children who suffer brain injuries in early childhood can have lingering effects for at least 10 years, according to a study published Monday in Pediatrics.
January 18, 2012
The N.J. state legislature, a few N.Y. schools, and one Mass. district have all decided to go above and beyond what their state's concussion law originally called for.
December 29, 2011
Recapping a year's worth of Schooled in Sports posts, with a heavy focus on the concussion epidemic in youth sports and the resurgence of physical education in schools.
December 28, 2011
The NFL will now require an athletic trainer watching for concussions at every game, a move which should pay dividends for K-12 sports teams, according to National Athletic Trainers Association president Marjorie Albohm.
December 22, 2011
Earlier this week, the Canadian Medical Association Journal ran an editorial titled, "Stop the fighting and play hockey."