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Posts tagged concussions

December 15, 2015

 

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Expert Says Concussion Concerns Overblown

Concussions have been a hot topic of conversation in the sports world over the last few years, but is the crises overblown?

October 23, 2015

 

Research professors from Purdue University where on hand at the Indiana State Museum on Thursday, for a presentation on concussions in youth sports

Purdue Professors Call For Concussion Prevention Research

Research professors from Purdue University were on hand at the Indiana State Museum on Thursday for a presentation on concussions in youth sports.

October 7, 2015

 

football

IU Joins Three-Year, $30 Million Concussion Research Effort

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.

May 11, 2015

 

high school football

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

 

football

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

 

youth football

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

 

statehouse

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.

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