Lest you thought that the November 2015 announcement by a group of national and state youth soccer organizations of a ban on heading in soccer age 10 and below and
Statistics released by the National Athletic Trainers’ Association in March 2016 show improvement in the number of states which have adopted best practices in three major areas of sports safety, but
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 sports season.
While virtually every program in contact and collision sports, regardless of level, now routinely offers some basic concussion safety information, much more education than can fit on to an 8 1/2
In November 2015, a group of national and state youth soccer organizations announced a series of steps designed to make the game safer. Included were a ban on heading in
According to the most recent (but soon to be updated) international consensus of concussion experts , concussion signs (those noticed by coaches, parents and teammates) and symptoms (feelings or problems experienced
While virtually every program in contact and collision sports, regardless of level, now offers parents and players some basic concussion safety information, much more education than can fit on an
UPDATED A growing body of research suggests that brain trauma among football players (and athletes in other sports such as soccer and ice hockey) is less the result of violent collisions