FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Concord, Massachusetts. March 23, 2017 On March 16, 2017, Brooke de Lench, Executive Director of MomsTeam Institute, Inc., and Jim MacDonald, M.D., M.P.H., a member of the
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
A comprehensive concussion risk management program begins with education. When MomsTEAM, working with one of the country’s pre-eminent concussion experts, Dr. Robert Cantu, launched its comprehensive concussion center in 2001
Sport-related concussion is a growing health concern, particularly in collegiate populations. Between 1.6 and 3.8 million sport- and recreation-related traumatic brain injuries occur annually in the U.S (1) and comprise
The culture of sport and issues related to concussion are complex and multifaceted. As a result, addressing these complexities requires an approach that involves stakeholders at all levels of society,
Now that all 50 U.S. states and the District of Columbia have youth concussion laws in place, we have jumped the biggest hurdle, right? Then why is that there is
I’m not a doctor. I’m not a medical professional or expert on concussions. Candidly, the sight of blood makes me nauseous. I’m not qualified to explain anything in medical terms.
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
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