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The American Academy of Neurology (AAN), the largest professional association of neurologists and a leading authority on sports concussion, is releasing a new position paper that states doctors have an ethical obligation to educate and protect athletes from sports concussion and clear them to play only when the athlete is medically ready, standing firm against objections from players, parents or coaches.
With financial commitments for future research nearing the $100 millions and a recent summit at the White House to discuss future initiatives, concussion in youth sport remains a hot topic both
The film shows what can happen when all stakeholders, especially parents, work together as a team to make the sport of football safer, not just for their kids but for all kids.
Athletes with concussions must be held out of practice or play until all symptoms have resolved, to avoid the risk of further injury during the vulnerable period before the brain has recovered.
Chances of concussions for contact sports athletes high as 19 percent per season Orlando, FL (PRWEB) September 30, 2012 As the new school year kicks
Nationwide Children’s Hospital Sports Medicine develops toolkit aimed at getting everyone on the same page when it comes to treating and managing a student-athlete’s concussion
Experts join Move Forward Radio to discuss latest advances in diagnosis, evaluation, and treatment of sports concussions. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) August 23, 2012
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