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Chris Nowinski, of the Sports Legacy Institute, speaking at the Shipley School in Bryn Mawr.  Photo by Mike DeNardo)

Shipley School, in Bryn Mawr, Keeping Spotlight on Sports Concussion Dangers

Avoiding concussions among young athletes was the focus of a daylong discussion at a Main Line school that is addressing the issue head-on.

08/28/2014

Alvaro Pereira of Uruguay receives treatment during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group D match between Uruguay and England at Arena de Sao Paulo on June 19, 2014 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. (credit: Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

3 Reasons Why FIFA Needs To Pay More Attention To Concussions

To many-a-fan’s dismay, some players were noticeably ‘out of it’ and even collapsed after sustaining a head injury during play. While getting injured is something that can happen in any sport, certain protocols need to be followed to ensure player safety.

07/11/2014

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As President Hosts Summit On Concussions, Local School District’s Policy Puts Training At Forefront

In the hard hitting world of high school football, concussions are a problem. And Strath Haven High School is dealing with them head on.

05/29/2014

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Crozer-Keystone Health System

Dr. David Webner, Co-Director of The Crozer-Keystone Sports Medicine Fellowship Program, was here to speak with us about sports concussions.

04/30/2014

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Study: Concussions Less Prevalent In Young Players

A new study shows youth football players are diagnosed with fewer concussions than other injuries.

02/19/2014

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NFL Should Crackdown On Performance Enhancing Drugs

As the NFL looks to make the game safer, one key step that may need to be bolstered is to have rigorous rules and severe penalties for the use of performance enhancing drugs.

01/27/2014

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In Philly For Lacrosse Convention, Company Shines Light on Brain Injuries

More than 7,000 lacrosse enthusiasts from around the country, in Philadelphia for a national convention, are learning about a new device designed to signal a bad hit to the head.

01/10/2014

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Phil Martelli Keynotes Concussion Symposium

St. Joseph University’s Head Coach Phil Martelli is the first to tell you, he’s no medical expert, but as keynote speaker, he wanted to send a message that his job isn’t just trying to win on the court.

10/24/2013

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Chronic Traumatic Encephalitis

Autopsies have been performed on many NFL players and others with head trauma and have uncovered chronic traumatic encephalitis as a result of repeated concussions.

10/08/2013

(Concussion patient Jack Vermeil works the Dynavision training board at Bryn Mawr Rehab.  Credit: Paul Kurtz)

Area Hospitals Seeing More Patients Reporting Sports Concussions

At Bryn Mawr Rehab, a concussion patient uses a vision training board by slapping at lights as they flash randomly.

09/18/2013

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Concussions

A concussion is a brain injury sustained during a blow to the head. Symptoms can include, headache, lack of concentration, nausea, vomiting and changes in personality.

08/30/2013

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Judge Orders NFL, Retired Players To Negotiate

The NFL and former players must try to negotiate a dispute over whether complaints about concussion-related injuries belong in court or in arbitration, a federal judge said Monday.

07/08/2013

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Teens Report Traumatic Brain Injuries

According to a Canadian study of almost 3000 teenagers, 20% of them said they had traumatic brain injury.

07/01/2013

The Reebok Check Light measures impact to help determine if an athlete has a concussion. (Credit: Reebok)

Concussion Diagnosis Getting Tech Boost

About 3.8 million sports-related concussion-type injuries occur in the US each year, with very few of those who suffer them ever getting checked out at hospital.

06/18/2013

The Warwick Wildcats play the Hatfield Icedogs during a game at the Warwick Arena in 2010.  (File photo by Bill Rudolph.)

Concussion Impact Testing Offered At Bucks County Ice Rink

By Michelle Durham WARWICK, Pa. (CBS) – A Bucks County Ice Rink wants parents to take a proactive, rather than reactive approach, to ice hockey injuries — concussions in particular. So they are offering a […]

04/10/2013

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