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Posts Tagged ‘concussion protocols’

By On July 11th, 2018

World Cup semifinal brings soccer’s concussion problem into focus

It’s not a World Cup without several shocking scenes that highlight how little FIFA really cares about concussions. This year’s international competition has already been criticized for incidents where players dazed players were “treated” for head-first collisions with being slapped and sprayed with water in the face. Now, Tuesday’s semifinal match between France and Belgium…

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By On February 28th, 2017

Why Parent’s Shouldn’t Be Able To Say When Their Concussed Child Can “Return To Play”

In the past few years, state governments across the nation have passed countless laws and regulations aimed at protecting young athletes’ brains. Many of these bills are basically the same. Most commonly they designate that players are to be removed from practice and competition when they are suspected of having a concussion. Injured players can…

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By On December 10th, 2014

Big Ten Conference Announces New Concussion Protocol Standards

While the NCAA has yet to enact substantial concussion protocols throughout college athletics, The Big Ten Conference has announced they would be enacting stricter standards in an effort to better protect the health of college football players. The conference announced the rules on Monday, including penalties for non-compliance and use of an independent athletic trainer.…

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