Center for Injury Research and Prevention

Youth concussion

Recent CIRP Publications- August 2018

August 14, 2018
This post highlights recent CIRP publications, since April 24, 2018.

Recent CIRP Publications- April 2018

April 24, 2018
This post highlights recent CIRP publications, since October 4, 2017.

ICYMI October: Blog Survey, Dr. Winston, Concussion and Multiple Sclerosis, ACEs and Sesame Street, and more!

October 31, 2017
Read more for a summary of newsworthy articles about child injury prevention from the past month.

ICYMI: Golf Carts, Off-Road Vehicles, Lightning Strike, Youth Football, and More

September 29, 2017
Read on for our ICYMI roundup of noteworthy news and articles for September 2017.

ICYMI August: Hot Car Legislation, Football & Concussion, and Preventing Teen Suicide

August 31, 2017
Here is our ICYMI news roundup for August 2017.

Managing Risks in Youth Sports- Flashback Friday

August 18, 2017
Today's Flashback Friday post is just in time for back to school sports- read more for Dr. Arbogast's blog post about managing risks in youth sports.

Managing Risks in Youth Sports

January 21, 2016
The release of the movie "Concussion" inspired thoughtful discussion on chronic traumatic encephalopathy, concussion, and youth sports. Read more for how parents can be counseled to minimize risk while reaping the benefits of youth sports.

Acceptable Concussion Risk in Professional vs. Youth Athletes

August 4, 2015
Probably along with many of you, our household cheered when the United States won the Women’s World Cup championship last month. Amidst the excitement for the win, however, one moment in the tournament stands out for me- a controversial decision in the USA vs. Germany game to allow two players back into the match following a head to head collision. Regardless of whether that was the correct call, I think it’s important to recognize that when it comes to concussion risk, coaches and clinicians should take a more conservative approach for youth athletes.


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