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May 11, 2015

 

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Concussions More Frequent In Football Practice Than Games

About 58 percent of concussions in high school and college football players occur during practice, a newly published report finds.

January 30, 2015

 

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Lawmakers Seek To Expand Concussion Prevention Practices

A new bill from Senate Minority Leader Tim Lanane would extend current concussion laws to middle school athletes and coaches.

December 2, 2014

 

football

IHSAA Reports 1,200 Head Injuries In Fall Athletic Season

This is the first year the Indiana High School Athletic Association has asked schools to report the data.

May 29, 2014

 

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Study Links Long Concussions Recoveries To ADHD, Depression

A study from St. Vincent Sports Performance indicates longer concussion recovery times could be linked to ADHD, anxiety and depression.

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

 

football

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.

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