A task force of leading health professionals are offering best-practice policies on how to prevent youth sports-related deaths caused by common injuries such as concussions and cardiac arrest.
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June 25, 2013
June 21, 2013
The Windham (N.H.) school board voted to reverse course on a ban on dodgeball-style human-target games during physical education classes.
June 18, 2013
The top Democrat on the U.S. House education committee, wants the GAO to examine the prevalence of sexual and other abuse among student-athletes.
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 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 08, 2013
The National Federation of State High School Associations has revised rules for ice hockey to try to reduce the number of injuries.
April 02, 2013
Rutgers University men's basketball coach Mike Rice came under scalding hot water Tuesday ESPN aired a video of him throwing basketballs and cursing at his players.
March 28, 2013
Can banning dodgeball cut down on bullying in schools? The Windham (N.H.) school district is about to find out.
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.