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The Whats, Whys, Dos, and Don'ts of concussions.

The Whats, Whys, Dos, and Don'ts of concussions.

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Sleeping with a Concussion

“…you don't need to have had known or reported concussions to develop this brain disease. [chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE)]. It really shows us that those multiple, repetitive sub-concussive blows to the head that are experienced by so many athletes in many different sports can bring on the beginnings of this disease." Dr Robert Stern

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Need a refresher on the signs of a concussion? Always good for #FootballMoms to brush up!

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In the field of athletics, a common dialogue of coaches, administrators, athletes, and the media surrounds player safety and concussions. Although the majority of concussions are not associated with a loss of consciousness, the long term affects of these sometimes minor traumatic brain injuries can be devastating. Concussions can occur in many sports, with the NCAA rating Women’s Hockey as the collegiate sport with the highest rate of reported concussions.

In the field of athletics, a common dialogue of coaches, administrators, athletes, and the media surrounds player safety and concussions. Although the majority of concussions are not associated with a loss of consciousness, the long term affects of these sometimes minor traumatic brain injuries can be devastating. Concussions can occur in many sports, with the NCAA rating Women’s Hockey as the collegiate sport with the highest rate of reported concussions.

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Helmets Fail to Prevent Football Concussions, Research Shows

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Football concussions-an epidemic failure of safety

Football, Concussions, and Parenting

Pop Warner issues new rules in hopes of reducing youth football concussions

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from AL.com

Football concussion lawsuits reach high school: Mississippi suit goes after NCAA and NFHS

At stake: What responsibility does the NCAA have in dealing with concussions at the high school level?