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ConcussionDrivingSimulator

Driving simulator tries to answer if it is safe to drive after a concussion

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After a concussion, a person is likely to experience a mix of cognitive issues, vision problems, headaches, nausea, and even mood problems that can make their daily activities difficult or potentially dangerous. They may be forced to take time off work or school, as well as being told to avoid athletic activities. Despite all this, […]

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NCAA Announce New Concussion Guidelines, But Are They Strong Enough?

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The NCAA has received harsh criticism for their lax concussion rules, and they have finally taken a step towards addressing the complaints by releasing a new set of guidelines for concussion safety, including restrictions that limit live contact football practices to two per week during the season. However, many are not pleased by the guidelines […]

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More Student-Athletes are Following Concussion Guidelines

More Student-Athletes are Following Concussion Guidelines

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The vast majority of recent studies on school-age athletes and brain injuries have been worrisome. Last year, one study reported that nearly half of all high school athletes claimed they would purposefully not report concussion symptoms if it would keep them in competition, and another Canadian study claimed that one in five students have suffered […]

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Youth Football

What Do The Recent Concussion Guidelines Actually Say?

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For parents, all of the talk about concussions in youth sports and new guidelines can be scary and confusing. But, good parents also want their kids to be active and healthy so they let their children play, putting their trust into these new safety guidelines that they often don’t understand. The concussion guidelines released this […]

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NBA

The NBA (Finally) Reveals Their Brain Injury Guidelines

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Everyone has been interested in the NBA’s concussion policy since it was implemented over 18 months ago, but while to teams all learned to follow a new set of rules, the public wasn’t made aware of the details until now. After a recent TBI that kept George Hill out of an important playoffs game, Mike […]

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