Month: December 2014

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  Lindsey Straus Lindsey Straus in Identification & Diagnosis December 9, 2014
  • Lindsey Straus

    Author: Lindsey Straus is an award-winning youth sports journalist, practicing attorney, and has been Senior Editor of SmartTeams since its launch as MomsTEAM in August 2000. She can be reached at lbartonstraus@MomsTEAM.com.

  • Lindsey Straus

Underreporting of Concussion By High School Athletes Continues Despite Increased Education

More education, safe reporting environment needed, say researchers

As many as four out of ten of possible concussions sustained by high school athletes are never reported to a coach or medical professional, with only one in seven concussions

  Brooke de Lench Brooke de Lench in Blogs, Top Stories, What's New December 8, 2014
  • Brooke de Lench

    Author: Executive Director of MomsTEAM Institute, Founder and Publisher, MomsTEAM.com, Producer of The Smartest Team: Making High School Football Safer. Follow Brooke on Twitter @brookedelench. Email her at delench@MomsTEAM.com.

  • Brooke de Lench

Improving Concussion Safety In Youth Sports: Why I Opt For Grass Roots Activism Over Class Action Lawsuits

Last week was chock full of news on the youth sports safety front. Nocsae decertified two men’s lacrosse helmets, and I fielded some troubling emails about child sports safety advocates who allegedly

  Brooke de Lench Brooke de Lench in Concussion Essentials December 7, 2014
  • Brooke de Lench

    Author: Executive Director of MomsTEAM Institute, Founder and Publisher, MomsTEAM.com, Producer of The Smartest Team: Making High School Football Safer. Follow Brooke on Twitter @brookedelench. Email her at delench@MomsTEAM.com.

  • Brooke de Lench

Concussion Checklist for Parents

Every parent of a child playing contact or collision sports has the right to expect that: A concussion education and safety meeting is held for parents and athletes before every

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