Youth Athletes

Study: Concussion recovery time doubles when injury is sustained during school year

Concussions and the treatment after one is sustained have been at the forefront of media coverage in recent years.

Ewing High School Receives National Athletic Trainers’ Association Safe Sports School Award

Ewing High School’s Athletic Department was recently honored as a recipient of the National Athletic Trainer’s Association (NATA) Safe Sp

Clifton family wants spotlight on diabetes

A Clifton family hopes to keep diabetes in the spotlight after sharing personal stories with a local congressman last month illustrating

Does Your Kid Have a Concussion? Tips for Parents

I received the call when I was driving to the ski hill with my daughter.

Stephen Levin to introduce Youth Football Safety Act

Councilmember Stephen Levin is announcing that he will introduce the Youth Football Safety Act, legislation that would create new safety

National Athletic Trainers' Association Issues Official Statement on 'Friday Night Tykes'

The National Athletic Trainers' Association (NATA) has issued an official statement on Esquire Network's 'Friday Night Tykes'.

Scientists Unveil Pitch Count For Head Injury Prevention

NEW YORK — Doctors focused on lowering risk of sports concussions and long-term head injuries introduced Hit Count, a data-driven p

St. Joseph (FL) Senior Survives Life-Threatening Medical Condition On The Basketball Court

Megan Leitner was lying on the basketball court just a few feet away from her St. Joseph Academy teammates in early December.

University of Washington Study Finds Younger Players More Likely To Suffer Concussion

There's been a lot of research on the effects of concussion in recent years, but the focus has largely been on high school and profession