Youth Sports

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 persona

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

The man on the cutting edge with athletes: 10 questions with Dr. James Andrews

If a famous athlete gets hurt these days, three words are likely to follow: Dr. James Andrews.
 

Verona, Cedar Grove Athletic Trainers Reflect On New Health Focus On Sudden Cardiac Death

Local athletes have a new piece of paper to go along with the constantly growing pile of forms they must sign before participating in a h

Power Down to Speed Concussion Recovery: Study - US News and World Report

Young people who suffer a concussion often want to return to school and begin using electronics right away, but resuming everyday life to

JP Case Middle School Athletic Trainer to Host Community Health Education Series

The community is invited to JP Case Middle School in Flemington, where the school is hosting a free, three-part monthly “Healthy and Acti

Pioneering Advances Come Into Play In Efforts To Tackle Football's Concussion Crisis

Football players at Virginia Tech knock heads during games and practices while wearing helmets outfitted with tiny accelerometers, device

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