Posts tagged concussions

March 10, 2014

 

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Indiana On Track To Mandate Concussion-Awareness Training

Indiana may become the first state to mandate comprehensive concussion-awareness training for high school and youth football coaches.

March 5, 2014

 

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10 Key Bills That Passed In This Year’s Legislative Session

Some measures that passed the legislature this year include a reduction of the business personal property tax and changes to the state's criminal code.

March 4, 2014

 

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Lawmakers Mandate Football Coaches Get Concussion Training

Lawmakers approved a bill Monday that requires high school and youth football coaches in Indiana to be trained on concussion safety.

December 26, 2013

 

Money from the grant will also be used to fund concussion awareness.

Researchers Receive Grant For Concussion Diagnosis Project

Indiana University’s School of Optometry has received a $429,000 grant to build an eyetracker device designed to help diagnose concussions.

December 20, 2013

 

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Video: Watch “Indiana Newsdesk” December 20, 2013

Congress banned PCBs nearly 40 years ago, but the damage they did can't be undone... and more high school athletes are being identified with concussions.

December 20, 2013

 

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Head Injuries Not Just About Football Or Concussions Anymore

Research estimates high school athletes experience between 130,000 and 300,000 concussions every year.

December 11, 2013

 

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IU Researcher: Smaller Hits To The Head Add Up For Athletes

A study published in the journal Neurology on Wednesday indicates repeated hits to the head can be just as dangerous as larger hits that cause concussions.

October 3, 2013

 

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Former College Football Players Sue NCAA Over Concussions

The lawsuit claims the NCAA didn't do enough to protect football players from concussions.

February 13, 2013

 

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Concussion Education Bill Moving Forward

Legislation requiring concussion education passed a Senate committee Wednesday.

September 7, 2012

 

A new state law went into effect this year requiring coaches to bench players they see displaying symptoms of a concussion and to provide information sheets about head injuries to parents.

Concussions Sideline Bloomington High School Athlete

Injuries like the one a Bloomington football player received two weeks ago inspired a new law requiring coaches to sideline players with concussion symptoms.

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