Concussions

New Guidelines

After reviewing 25 years of research, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has released new clinical recommendations for treating children with mild traumatic brain injury… more »

Prepare for Impact

A look at how tense neck muscles and head position prior to an impact can influence concussion risk… more »

Spread the Word

The Pennsylvania Athletic Trainers’ Society recently completed a four-year-long concussion management and care education initiative, and the impact was felt throughout the state and beyond… more »


More Athletes Fearful

The results of an annual survey indicate that today’s student-athletes have heightened concerns about concussions. 

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To Play or Not

With many parents today hesitant to allow their kids to play football for fear of head injuries, two married athletic trainers with a young son weigh in… more »


IHSAA To Offer Insurance

The Iowa High School Athletic Association has put in place a new concussion insurance program for its member schools, following in the footsteps of a handful of other state associations.

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Injured Player Sues

A former football player for McGill-Toolen (Ala.) High School is suing the school’s athletic trainers, coaches, and administrators for negligence after allegedly suffering traumatic brain injury that has led to “permanent physical, emotional, neurological and cognitive deficits.”

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To Play or Not

With many parents today hesitant to allow their kids to play football for fear of head injuries, two married athletic trainers with a young son weigh in.

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