NCAA Concussion Statement Has Great Points For High School Athletes Too + MORE

NCAA Concussion Statement Has Great Points For High School Athletes Too + MORE
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Whether or not you have a budding ecologist, neuroscientist, or engineer, all children gain important abilities when parents support and encourage doing at-home science experiments. For kids of all ages, the benefits are enormous. Doing science projects helps develop a child’s resourcefulness, par.... More »

2014 NFL Concussion Report: Week 1

The Concussion Blog Original, NFL Concussion Report, is a weekly compiling of the reported head injuries in the National Football League.  Concussions are added to the list each week from multiple sources to give you the reader a picture of what is happening on the field.  Each week we will bring .... More »

Is “Fear of Missing Out” Ruining Youth Sports?

I remember the day I coached my son TJ’s first soccer game. He was only five, and I was so proud, so excited, and couldn’t wait for him to play the game I loved. There was one problem. He didn’t want to play. When the game was about to start, he said, “Dad I don’t The post Is &.... More »
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Writing “Fantasy Football: 11 Winning Tips to Shock your League” was long overdue. Now with the season nearly upon us is time for everyone to review these tips. Winning at fantasy football isn’t just about finishing first in your league and winning the Super Bowl. Sure, that’s a big .... More »
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How to Maintain a Positive Attitude When You’re Losing + MORE

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 1407308212 1130534661 NCAA Concussion Statement Has Great Points For High School Athletes Too + MOREOne of the goals in youth sports is to help kids learn to be leaders. But the problem is that while many coaches and parents look for natural born, charismatic leaders, they often overlook some of the strongest leaders on the team.

When my son played quarterback, his coaches sometimes got frustrated with him because he was not a rah-rah leader…

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nfl flag football tournament 1407308211 375044576 NCAA Concussion Statement Has Great Points For High School Athletes Too + MOREThere are no limits as to how far Rory Mcllroy will go in the upcoming PGA Championship. Rory has established himself as one of the games most talented and successful players. His most recent win at the 2014 British Open showed the world that he is here to stay and as he matures, so does his presence on the course…

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youth sports 1407308205 602000775 NCAA Concussion Statement Has Great Points For High School Athletes Too + MOREBy Dev K. Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
Key Points:

The NCAA recently released a concussion guideline that presents clear definitions and processes for collegiate athletes in all sports
The vast majority of concussions will not have a loss of consciousness
In my opinion it would be helpful at the high school level for athletes to have preseason baseline concussion testing; suspected concussion in-season would be compared to the baseline
Return to classroom function can also require individual decision making, and students with pre-existing conditions such as ADHD, migraines, or depression may require extended assistance to successfully return to academics

I hope that someday soon we won’t have to write as many posts and articles about concussion…

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In this week’s version of the newsletter I sent out to all Bleacher Report writers every Monday, I mentioned that three consecutive posts on this blog last week dealt with verification, attribution and plagiarism issues.
B/R Featured Columnist Ray Glier, a veteran Atlanta journalist, responded with a story from his days working for the New York Times…

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10 Tips for Back to School

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Depending on where you live, your kids may already be thinking about school supplies, new schedules, and what the next grade is going to look like. Here are a few tips for back to school so you won’t be blindsided by what’s coming. Whatever age your children are, you can be a step ahead of the game but also be their number one resource too…

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California Limits Full-Contact Football Practice Sessions
By Doug Abrams
 On July 21, California Governor Jerry Brown signed bipartisan concussion-safety legislation limiting the number and length of full-contact football practices that high schools and middle schools may conduct beginning on January 1, 2015…

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