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NHL, NHLPA and NFL Sponsoring Concussion Study

From Medical News Today,

The National Football League, National Hockey League and the National Hockey League Player’s Association have agreed to sponsor an educational program on sports concussions developed by the National Athletic Trainers’ Association and the National Academy of Neuropsychology. Consisting of a series of educational DVDs, this program is targeted to amateur and professional players, parents, physicians and coaches, and will provide information on how to recognize concussive injuries, seek proper evaluation, and follow appropriate return to play guidelines.

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*Related: the National Athletic Trainer’s Association has a list of 10 Tips to reduce the severity of sports-related concussions, plus a study titled “How Many Concussions is too Many?”  [PDF]

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  Tags: injuries, nhlpa

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