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Repetitive Head Impacts Damage The Brain: A ‘No Brainer,’ Purdue Researchers Find

August 31, 2015 by  
Filed under Youth Sports

A growing body of evidence suggests that sub-concussive blows produce short- and long-term changes in brain function, and that there is a link between concussion and the severity of blows prior to the injury. read more MomsTeam

A Guide to Filming Youth Football

August 31, 2015 by  
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  Good game film is key to getting the most out of a sports video hosting website like Hudl , and for a coach, there’s nothing worse than discovering video is choppy or is missing key moments. The reality is, filming a game as the volunteer video coordinator is much different than filming the game as […]

Drinking On A Schedule Not The Same As Encouraging Young Athletes To Over-Drink, Experts Say

August 29, 2015 by  
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  A new article in the New York Times quotes Kevin Miller, an associate professor of athletic training at Central Michigan University and MomsTEAM contributor as saying that "’best advice’ about how to keep young athletes healthy during warm-weather practices ‘is common sense.’"   read more MomsTeam

Doctor: RG III not cleared to return for Redskins

August 29, 2015 by  
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Doctor: RG III not cleared to return for Redskins ESPN.com – TOP

Underachieving Mariners fire GM Zduriencik

August 28, 2015 by  
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Underachieving Mariners fire GM Zduriencik ESPN.com – TOP

Darryl 'Chocolate Thunder' Dawkins dies at 58

August 27, 2015 by  
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Darryl 'Chocolate Thunder' Dawkins dies at 58 ESPN.com – TOP

A Youth Coach’s Secret Weapon: Video

August 26, 2015 by  
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  Teaching technique, engaging parents, celebrating achievement, and fundraising; a youth coach’s to-do list never ends. Luckily, there’s a secret weapon. Capturing video of games and practices can actually help you with all of these things. Here’s how: read more MomsTeam

Purdue Study First To Find Subtle Cognitive Deficits In High School Football Players From Repetitive Head Impacts

August 25, 2015 by  
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Why, among players experiencing similar magnitude and number of blows to the head, so some sustained concussions and others do not.  To answer the question, researchers at Purdue University[1,2] followed a group of high school football players over the course of the two seasons: read more MomsTeam

Saying Most Kids Aren’t Dehydrated Not The Same As Saying Dehydration Not A Concern For Youth Athletes

August 24, 2015 by  
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In an August 24, 2015 article for the New York Times, Aaron Carroll, a professor of pediatrics at Indiana University School of Medicine, spends a lot of time debunking the myth that people need to drink eight glasses of water a day and discussing a 2015 study in the  American Journal of Public Health [1] which, in reporting that more […]

Youth and High School Sports Concussion Cases: Do They Show The Limits of Litigation In Making Sports Safer?

August 23, 2015 by  
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  By Donald C. Collins and Lindsey Barton Straus   read more MomsTeam

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