The American Medical Association adopted a new policy Tuesday during its annual meeting in Chicago aimed at reducing the risk of concussions among youth-athletes.
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The Southeastern Conference passed a regulation requiring an independent medical observer for all SEC and home non-conference football games beginning this fall.
May 11, 2015
While recovering from the symptoms of a concussion, a vast majority of students reported having one or more issues that impaired their academic work, according to a new report.
May 07, 2015
More concussions occurred during practices as opposed to games in both high school and collegiate football in 2012 and 2013, but the concussion rate at both levels was higher during games.
May 05, 2015
The Illinois Senate unanimously approved a bill that would require concussion oversight teams that would establish return-to-play and return-to-learn protocols.
April 21, 2015
In response to a lawsuit against the Illinois High School Association over youth-football concussions, the Chicago Sun-Times' editorial board wants to see stricter concussion rules enacted statewide.
April 17, 2015
On Thursday, Senate Democratic Whip Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) introduced legislation that would establish a national standard for youth-concussion treatment and prevention.
April 14, 2015
In a motion filed Friday, the Illinois High School Association asked a judge to dismiss a class-action lawsuit filed against it late last year over its handling of youth-football concussions.
April 08, 2015
A bill introduced in the Montana House of Representatives on March 30 seeks to determine how effective the state's youth-concussion law has been over the past two years.
April 03, 2015
The North Carolina state board of education adopted a policy Thursday requiring licensed athletic trainers or other trained first responders to attend all high school football practices and games.