Entries for 'concussion care'
Tuesday, March 3, 2020
Awareness about the dangers of concussions is at an all-time high. In response, athletic organizations — from Pop Warner football to USA Hockey — have safe-play protocols in place.
But misconceptions about injury — prevention...Continue Reading
Friday, October 25, 2019
Most people have seen the headlines about concussions as a common sports injury, and it's natural that parents may be concerned for their young athlete.
A large misconception in sports is that previous concussions are to be blamed for ongoing headaches, blurred v...Continue Reading
Wednesday, August 8, 2018
Concussions are down, according to data compiled by the Michigan High School Athletic Association during its third year of collecting head injury reports from member high schools.
The work is not done – but this year’s data reinforces trends that emer...Continue Reading
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
Yellow Flag Productions – which produces State Champs! Sports Network – and FOX Sports Detroit received a Michigan Emmy Award on Saturday for their “Concussions and the Modern Athlete” program that detailed the effects of concussions in athletics...Continue Reading
Monday, August 7, 2017
The MHSAA has completed its second year of collecting head injury reports from member schools as it continues to build data that will assist in identifying trends and progress being made to reduce the incidence of head injuries in school sports.
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Monday, September 12, 2016
The Michigan High School Athletic Association has completed an unprecedented yearlong collection of head injury reports from its member schools, mandated in 2015-16 for the first time as part of an effort to identify and reduce the incidence of those types of injuries i...Continue Reading
Tuesday, May 3, 2016
The Michigan High School Athletic Association has found through collection of preliminary data that fewer than two percent of its more than 70,000 winter student-athletes experienced potential concussions during the season that concluded in March.Continue Reading