Latest Sport-related concussion Stories
Year-Round Strength and Performance Training Turns High School Kids into Lean, Mean Tackling Machines and Concussions are on the Rise (PRWEB) October 13, 2011
The number of children and adolescents going to the hospital with concussions has jumped more than 60 percent in the past decade, according to a report released Thursday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
A sideline visual test effectively detected concussions in collegiate athletes.
U-M offers free online courses on sport-related head injuries for coaches, parents ANN ARBOR, Mich., Aug. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Spencer Helgren was bawling his eyes out, but it was the fourth quarter and he wasn't going to sit down on the sidelines.
Coaches, athletic trainers and volunteers hear the hard-hitting facts on brain injuries at Northwestern Medicine event CHICAGO, July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When in doubt, sit them out--that's the message more than 100 coaches, athletic trainers and volunteers heard at the "Playing it Safe: Changing the Mindset Around Concussion Safety" symposium held Wednesday, at Northwestern Memorial Hospital.
Event aims to educate coaches, trainers and volunteers on the hard-hitting facts on sports concussions CHICAGO, July 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Concussions continue to be a hot topic in professional sports with greater emphasis placed on player safety and understanding of brain injuries.
OVERLAND PARK, Kan., July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Operating Committee on Standards for Athletic Equipment (NOCSAE) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are teaming up to launch "Heads Up to Parents," a new educational initiative designed specifically to provide parents with the facts about how to protect, prevent and respond to youth and high school athlete concussions.