Parents, Coaches Seeking To Reduce Concussions In Youth Sports.

The Los Angeles Times (10/19, Ogilvie) reports that while “head injuries are dangerous to adults…they’re even more concerning when they happen over and over again to children.” The Times points out that “in youth sports, concussions are not uncommon — according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about 7.2% of football-related visits to the emergency room for kids under the age of 19 were for concussions.” Now, “parents, teachers and coaches are looking for ways to make” sports safer for children, particularly with regard to head injuries.

Related Links:

— “Concussion worries are not just for adult athletes, “Jessica P. Ogilvie, Los Angeles Times, October 20, 2012.

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