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Concussion Archives - Women's Sports Safety Initiative

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Concussion Symposium in Pittsburgh: A Positive Step, But Should Go Further

In 2016, the Pittsburgh Steelers, of the National Football League, did a great service to youth athletes by sponsoring a concussion education symposium. Thanks to the team’s generous sponsorship, the symposium was completely free of charge for middle school and high school athletic trainers, coaches, and administrators. The program was mainly focused on football injuries […]

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“Don’t Tell Coach”: Kids Are Risking Their Health by Hiding Concussions

A child experiencing a concussion while playing sports is a very frightening, and all-too-common occurrence. What’s even more frightening is that after receiving such a serious injury, many youth athletes do not receive proper treatment for their concussions. In fact, many youth athletes put themselves at risk of permanent impairment from re-injury by continuing to […]

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