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Mon, Nov 26, 2018 9:48am

Concussion Risks and Prevention

By Lee Brush, @lrbrush

2018-11-08-CoachingConcussions cannot be completely prevented but the risk of any injury can be minimized by the coaching of sound fundamental techniques in all sports. Correctly wearing well-maintained protective headgear during sports and other recreational activities can help reduce the risk of skull fractures and lacerations but none have been found to reduce concussions.

 

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