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Football, hockey players more likely to suffer concussions

September 5, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL, Minn. — High school football and hockey players are more likely to suffer a concussion than those in other sports, according to a new report.
And girls have higher concussion rates than boys who play the same high school sport.
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Kalley’s Challenge: Concussions cut short career

April 2, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press

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Morneau on the mend

February 29, 2012 in West Central Tribune

Justin Morneau isn’t going to sugarcoat his concerns over recurring concussions and how they could affect his playing career.
All the former AL MVP can do to quell the nerves of Minnesota Twins fans is go about his daily workouts like the old Justin Morneau, and he’s doing a pretty good job of that so far in spring training. Continue Reading

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New MN Program Helping to Prevent Serious Brain Injuries in High School Athletes

February 24, 2012 in WDAZ

CROOKSTON, MN (WDAZ-TV) – A program in Minnesota safeguards student athletes from serious brain injuries. Continue Reading

Span hopes to put concussion issues behind him

February 22, 2012 in West Central Tribune

Denard Span has been assured by medical advisers that his concussion problems are behind him. He is ready to put the diagnosis to the test. Continue Reading

Bouchard practices patience

January 11, 2012 in West Central Tribune

Pierre-Marc Bouchard’s best asset has again been relegated to patience, instead of skating, passing or other on-ice skills.
The Minnesota Wild right wing is out of action indefinitely after suffering another concussion, raising the question about whether his career is in jeopardy. Continue Reading

New law aims to reduce long-term impact of sports-related concussions

August 28, 2011 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR Sports physical? Check. Baseline screening for brain function? Check.
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New concussion testing in schools will help ensure athlete safety

August 25, 2011 in Alexandria Echo Press

The days of rushing back athletes from head injuries are a thing of the past as more and more research shows the dangers of returning too soon from concussions. Continue Reading

School coaches will get mandatory concussion training

July 11, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON The District 518 School Board Instructional Committee met Monday morning to discuss several issues, among them implementation of concussion training for high school coaches. Continue Reading

Brett Favre might not be cleared to play in finale

December 30, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

The Minnesota Vikings quarterback may or may not play against the Detroit Lions on Sunday, in what may or may not be the final game of his 20-year career. Continue Reading