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By On April 11th, 2013

An unbelievable theory about concussions

Randy Carlyle, the coach of the Toronto Maple Leafs, put forward his theory on concussions that clearly falls into the “I can’t believe that he said that” category. We have a long way to go to continue to educate coaches about concussions and brain injury if Mr. Carlyle’s comments are typical of other hockey coaches.…

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By On March 4th, 2013

Canadians Support Bodychecking Ban For Youth Hockey

America has been busy reforming youth football rules to protect their children from the brain injuries damaging the professionals, but Canada is also considering revising their favorite sport’s rules for youth leagues. Search “concussion” into Google News and it will be immediately clear for anyone that can read that hockey is dealing with just as…

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By On December 5th, 2012

Sports Injuries are Much More Common Than Reported

One of the biggest issues for sports teams is the failure to report injuries, especially if they aren’t physically debilitating. This is a big problem as we find out just how common traumatic brain injuries are for athletes. Reporting possible TBI means being pulled from a game, and possibly practice, for longer than most athletes…

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