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Son’s Death leads to the Scottish & Ireland Concussion Campaign

Guest post by Peter Robinson An account of the events by Peter Robinson, father of Benjamin Robinson who died at age 14, after playing a school Rugby game. 29th January 2011 Whilst playing in a schools Rugby Union match, Benjamin is accessed 3 times for Concussion and allowed to play on, finally collapsing in the final …

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#SarahJaneBrain: Session 4/5 Treatment

The Sarah Jane Brain Foundation’s “Mild” TBI/Concussion in Youth – Concussion Conference was held on May 8, 2014, in NYC by TheBrainProject.org with Special Guest Dr. Sanjay Gupta 4:45 – 5:45  PM #Treat #SarahJaneBrain Sandra Bond Chapman Founder and Chief Director Center for BrainHealth®, University of Texas, @BrainHealth #Chapman Jordan Metzl Sports Medicine, Hospital for Special Surgery, @HSpecialSurgery @drjordanmetzl Ruben Echemendia President Sports …

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Study of Male Athletes and Concussions

Norwalk, CT – Media attention and public interest in sports concussion injuries has been increasing at a rapid rate. As a result, it is important for researchers and concussion advocates to enhance research efforts on this very important topic. To provide some insight on female concussions, we launched a research study in October 2013, which focused on female athletes …

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Good News, Bad News in long awaited Nat’l Concussion Reports

Good News… The IOM and the National Research Council formed an expert committee to review the science of sports-related concussions in youth from elementary school through young adulthood, as well as in military personnel and their dependents. The committee’s report recommends actions that can be taken by a range of audiences – including research funding agencies, legislatures, …

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Bumps to the Head Minor Cause for Concern to Parents

American Osteopathic Association Survey Shows That Only Half of Respondents Who Thought They or Their Kids Had a Concussion Sought Out Medical Treatment (SAN DIEGO) — Evidence of the long-term effects of head injuries to athletes has prompted the NFL to partner with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to educate the public …

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NFL Grants $30 Million in Funds to FNIH

NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE GRANTS $30 MILLION IN UNRESTRICTED FUNDING TO THE FOUNDATION FOR THE NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH FOR MEDICAL RESEARCH   Focus on Advancing Science and Medical Understanding of Brain Injuries    The National Football League will provide $30 million in funding for medical research to the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health …

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Army-NFL’s Joint Health/Wellness Initiative

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 8/30/2012 U.S. ARMY AND NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE ANNOUNCE JOINT HEALTH AND WELLNESS INITIATIVE Players & Soldiers Encouraged To Seek Help if They or Their Teammate/Battle Buddy Are Affected by a Head Injury WEST POINT, NEW YORK — The U.S. Army and the National Football League launched today a long-term initiative to enhance the health …

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