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Schools Expanding Reach of Concussion Policies for Students

A majority of US states have now enacted youth concussion laws. Certain schools are going above and beyond requiring a baseline concussion test so that if an injury arises they will have something to measure it against to see the extent of the injury. Read more at (http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/schooled_in_sports/2012/01/schools_expanding_reach_of_concussion_policies_for_students.html?cmp=SOC-SHR-FB )

Attorney Seeks Exit from Case that Involved Alleged Mistreatment of Player with a Concussion

Attorney Paul Dobrowski, who is representing former Texas Tech University football coach Mike Leach in his lawsuit against the university, has petitioned the Texas Supreme Court for permission to withdraw from the case.  Leach, who was fired a little over two years ago over his alleged mistreatment of a player with a concussion and apparent…
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Ivy League Committee Approves Concussion-Deterrent Measures for Football

A committee of Ivy League head football coaches, administrators, expert consultants, team physicians and athletic trainers has been formed in an attempt to lower the incidence of concussion and sub-concussive hits in football. The initiative was launched after Ivy League presidents became concerned that concussions are a significant injury in football and wanted the Ivy…
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