Academic Progression After Concussion  READ HERE

Exercise Progression After Concussion  READ HERE

Educational Video on Concussion Management View Here


Consensus statement on concussion in sport READ HERE

Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation: Guidelines for Diagnosing and Managing Concussions READ HERE


Concussion prevention educational videos

In the News

Kids With Concussions Can Phase In Exercise, Screen Time Sooner Than Before

December 3; NPR


Baylor Scott & White's concussion program in Frisco expanding to better help student athletes

December 3; Dallas News

Raiders Legend Jim Plunkett Wants To End Concussion Stigma Through Education

November 27; Forbes


What Do Parents Need to Know About Concussion? Developing Consensus Using the Delphi Method

November 20; Clinical Journal of Sports Medicine

NFL awards Boston Children’s Hospital $14.7m to study brain injury

November 15; Boston Globe

NATA: Here’s what to do if your child has a sports-related concussion Injury

November 14, 2018; USA Today


NCAA and Defense Department expand concussion study with $22.5 million

October 31;

Former NFL player Merril Hoge challenges everything we thought we knew about CTE in explosive new book, Brainwashed: The Bad Science Behind CTE and the Plot to Destroy Football

October 23; CISION

Diary of a Concussion

September 27; The Verge

Game-changer? Researchers believe discovery may allow diagnosis of CTE in living players

September 26; Yahoo Sports

I'm a brain scientist and I let my son play football

September 19; Yahoo Sports

What concussion study revealed about head impacts at youth football practices
September 13; The News & Observer


Opinion: Stop blaming football for concussions
September 13; The Inquirer Daily News


Creating a Culture of Concussion Safety Requires Teamwork
September 11, 2017; Huffington Post


New study examines high school principals' perceptions about concussion
July 13, 2017;

Gov. Steve Bullock signs expanded youth concussion bill
July 10, 2017;

Neurosurgeon working with NFL Develops Novel Eye-Tracking Device to Diagnose Injury Following a Concussion
June 2, 2017; HUFFPOST


Concussion effects detailed on microscopic level

June 13, 2017; OSU.EDU

Self-Reported Concussion Details takes a hit with High School Athletes
May 31, 2017; Clin J Sport Med

After Concussion, Limiting Exercise Unnecessary
June 5, 2017; Medscape

New study shows that girls soccer has higher per capita rate of concussions than any other sport
March 22, 2017 USA Today High School Sports

Canadian youth hockey injuries cut in half after national policy change
Business Insider, March 21, 2017


Ga Tech students create device to track concussion recovery, March 16, 2017


This Injury Is Seen More in Massachusetts Than Any Other State

Boston Wellness, February 9, 2017

New MRI Method Aids Long-term Concussion Prognosis
University of California San Francisco, January 24, 2017


Post-concussion, peripheral vision reaction times substantially impaired

Do Ethics Demand Evaluation of Public Health Laws?  Shifting Scientific Sands and the Case of You Sports-Related Traumatic Brain Injury Laws
National Institutes of Health, January 17, 2017

How a Mere Prick of the Finger Can Diagnose a Concussion, January17, 2017

Immediate Concussion Reporting Shortens Recovery Time By Five Days

Playing With Concussion Doubles Recovery Time For High School Athletes


Brain changes seen in youth football players without concussion
Neuroscience News, October 24, 2016

Blood tests to diagnose concussions to be discussed at summit on Monday
USA Today Sports, September 26, 2016

Graded aerobic treadmill testing in children and adolescents with sports-related concussion
Journal of Neurosurgery: Pediatrics, September 13, 2016

Study: High-impact drills cause more concussions at youth football level
USA Today, August 23, 2016

What a concussion looks like in the brain, on the cellular level
CNN, August 2, 2016

Concussion Rates Rates Have Doubled Among US Kids
The Inquirer Daily News, July 11, 2016

Athletes May Have White Matter Brain Changes Six Months After a Concussion
AAN July 8, 2016

Are kids getting more concussions than we realize?
CNN, June 21, 2016

Experts debate: How many concussions are too many for an athlete?

STAT, January 11, 2015

How to Prevent Concussions
U.S. News, November 18, 2015

The Truth About Concussions
U.S. News, November 10, 2015

Diane Sartanowicz MS, ATC, LAT

Director-Massachusetts Concussion Management Coalition
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