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Southeastern Conference Gets Proactive about Concussions

The Southeastern Conference has appointed Mississippi Chancellor Dan Jones to head a working group that will review available research, evaluate diagnosis and guidelines, look at standards of practice and create recommendations for the conference to consider in the area of concussions. University of Florida President Bernie Machen said concussions “have become increasingly matters of concern…
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Insurance Executive Presents Counter Argument to Concussions Spelling the ‘End of Football’

Amid all the controversy about concussions and their potential impact on the sports of football, especially youth football, one insurance executive has rejected that speculation, noting the increased  awareness of concussions “is not likely to shut down the liability insurance markets for youth football organizations.” In an article entitled “End of Youth Football – Not…
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