The study authors posit that increased awareness helped lead to the rise in concussion diagnoses from the 2005-06 through 2011-12 school years.
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April 29, 2014
The Connecticut House of Representatives approved a bill Thursday that would expand the state's youth-concussion law, but a limit on practice time for contact sports failed to survive the legislative process.
April 20, 2014
The Institute of Medicine and National Research Council are inviting athletes between the ages of 13 and 22 to submit one-minute public service announcements about the potential ramifications of concussions.
April 17, 2014
The bill would have required mandatory annual concussion training for coaches and established penalties for school officials who didn't follow the provisions of the state's youth-concussion law.
April 16, 2014
Some football players' brains may not fully recover from hits endured even after six months of no-contact rest during the offseason, suggests a new study published in the open-access journal PLOS ONE.
April 15, 2014
The findings, from a study conducted in Ontario, Canada, call for doctors and school personnel to be more aware of the behavioral problems that may result from traumatic brain injuries such as concussions.
March 14, 2014
The Education Commission of the States released an analysis Thursday comparing states' youth-concussion laws to see what lies ahead for such legislation.
March 11, 2014
The National Athletic Trainers' Association released a new position statement on sports-related-concussion management at the fifth annual Youth Sports Safety Summit in Washington, D.C.
March 10, 2014
After suffering a concussion, some youths may feign or exaggerate their persistent symptoms, suggests a study published online today in the journal Pediatrics.
March 07, 2014
Jessica Tonn, a senior cross-country and track & field runner at Stanford University, became the first active D-I athlete to sue the National Collegiate Athletic Association over concussions on Wednesday.