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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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Severe head impacts more likely among skilled positions in youth football

November 3, 2017
Although all youth football players frequently sustain head impacts during both games and practices, players in skilled positions – including the quarterback…
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World Rugby refutes proposed tackle, scrum ban for school rugby

October 3, 2017
Because of the high rates of injury associated with youth rugby, two experts from Newcastle University in England argue that tackle and other forms of harmful contact…
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Nearly 20% of teens report at least one concussion in their lives

September 26, 2017
Adolescents in grades 8, 10 and 12 who took part in competitive sports were more likely to receive a concussion diagnosis during their lifetime, with 19.5% reporting at…
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This activity is supported by educational grants from AbbVie, Inc.; Lilly USA, LLC; and Sanofi Genzyme and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals.

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