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Posts tagged concussions

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.

December 5, 2011

 

Soccer

Indy Doctor Says Soccer Head Trauma Study Flawed

A study says concussions suffered by young soccer players have life-long effects, but an Indianapolis doctor notes the research was done on adults.

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