Research professors from Purdue University were on hand at the Indiana State Museum on Thursday for a presentation on concussions in youth sports.
To start, researchers will study 7,200 student athletes from 12 universities, but that number could grow to nearly 37,000 students at 30 schools.
About 58 percent of concussions in high school and college football players occur during practice, a newly published report finds.
A new bill from Senate Minority Leader Tim Lanane would extend current concussion laws to middle school athletes and coaches.
This is the first year the Indiana High School Athletic Association has asked schools to report the data.
A study from St. Vincent Sports Performance indicates longer concussion recovery times could be linked to ADHD, anxiety and depression.
Indiana may become the first state to mandate comprehensive concussion-awareness training for high school and youth football coaches.
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.
Lawmakers approved a bill Monday that requires high school and youth football coaches in Indiana to be trained on concussion safety.
Indiana University’s School of Optometry has received a $429,000 grant to build an eyetracker device designed to help diagnose concussions.