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Recurrent concussion rates decline following youth traumatic brain injury laws

November 9, 2017

The rate of recurrent concussions significantly decreased among high-school athletes in the 2 years following the enactment of youth sports traumatic brain injury laws in the United States, according to results published in American Journal of Public Health.

However, because more people learned how to distinguish the signs of concussion, the reported rates of new and recurrent concussions increased immediately after the enactment of these laws, according to the study findings.

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