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  Lindsey Straus Lindsey Straus in What's New, Prevention & Risk Reduction, Treatment & Management March 8, 2017
  • 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

NATA Issues New Sports Health and Safety Best Practice Guidelines

Most support recommendations long advocated by MomsTEAM in 2006 book, International Safeguards for Children In Sport, and as part of SmartTeams program

The National Athletic Trainers’ Association and Youth Sports Safety Alliance have issued best practice youth sports health safety guidelines.  Touted as the first of their kind, the guidelines, however, largely

  Lindsey Straus Lindsey Straus in What's New, Top Stories, Treatment & Management, Effects of Concussion and Repetitive Head Impacts February 1, 2017
  • 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

Vision Assessment Should Be Part Of Return-To-Learn Protocol, UAB Researchers Say

A comprehensive vision assessment should be part of return-to-learn protocols to help determine when children are ready to return to the classroom following concussions — particularly in children reporting academic

  Lindsey Straus Lindsey Straus in What's New, Top Stories, Treatment & Management November 7, 2016
  • 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

Few States Regulate Return To Learn After Concussion, Study Finds

Some experts view expanding concussion laws as unnecessary to return to learning after concussion

All fifty states have passed laws since 2009 intended, in part, to assure a safe return to sports after concussion (“return-to-play” or RTP), but just eight regulate the process of reintegrating concussed

  Lindsey Straus Lindsey Straus in Treatment & Management, Concussion Essentials October 24, 2016
  • 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

Return to Learn Just As Important As Return To Sports, Says AAP

Helping a student-athlete make a successful return to learning after a concussion is just as important as ensuring their safe return to sports, and requires a team approach involving parents,

  Lindsey Straus Lindsey Straus in What's New, Top Stories, Identification & Diagnosis, Treatment & Management October 21, 2016
  • 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

Four in Ten Youth and High School Athletes Continue Playing With Concussion Signs and Symptoms

Research abstract presented at 2016 AAP National Conference &

Nearly four out of ten youth and high school athletes who show signs or experience symptoms of concussion nevertheless return to play on the same day,  say researchers in a presentation at the American

  James MacDonald, M.D., M.P.H. James MacDonald, M.D., M.P.H. in Top Stories, Identification & Diagnosis, Treatment & Management August 10, 2016
  • James MacDonald, M.D., M.P.H.

    Author: Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Family Medicine at The Ohio State University (OSU) and a Pediatric Sports Medicine Specialist at Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. Team Physician for Ohio Dominican University and Bexley (OH) High School. Member of USA Swimming’s Sports Medicine Task Force.

  • James MacDonald, M.D., M.P.H.

Culture of Resistance To Concussion Reporting Must Change

I have spent almost twenty years managing sport-related concussions (SRCs) in populations ranging from elementary school to university students. For the last six years, I have focused solely on young

  Scott Zuckerman, MD Scott Zuckerman, MD in Treatment & Management August 1, 2016
  • Scott Zuckerman, MD

    Author: Neurosurgeon at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee and a member of its Sports Concussion Research group.

  • Scott Zuckerman, MD

Need To Separate Scientific Fact About Concussions From Media Sensationalism

The debate over sport-related concussions has been thrust into the national spotlight, and is a major public health topic affecting athletes of all ages. All one needs to watch is

  Lindsey Straus Lindsey Straus in Treatment & Management, Concussion Essentials February 20, 2016
  • 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

Limit But Do Not Eliminate Physical and Mental Activity After Concussion, Experts Say

Complete physical and mental rest no longer recommended

Treating young athletes after a concussive event is uniquely challenging, because their brains are still developing, and their recovery is usually slower than that of adults.  While bed rest is not recommended,

  Lindsey Straus Lindsey Straus in Top Stories, Treatment & Management February 9, 2016
  • 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

Engaging In Exercise After Concussion May Actually Help Speed Recovery In Teens, Study Finds

Challenges widespread recommendation for complete physical rest in the period immediately concussion and for limiting physical activity until athlete no longer experiencing severe symptoms

A new study challenges the widespread recommendation for complete physical rest in the period immediately after concussion and for limiting physical activity until an athlete is no longer experiencing severe symptoms,

  Barbara K. Kinder, M.D., FACS Barbara K. Kinder, M.D., FACS in Treatment & Management December 11, 2015

Post-Concussion Syndrome: A Physician-Mother’s Perspective

“I miss my mind and my body” This poignant but accurate statement  of my daughter’s is her description of her post-concussion world.  In January 2012, my daughter, Caitlin, two-time Olympic

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