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Concussion Safety

The NWCA is proud to partner with the Andrews Institute. They provide cutting edge resources to NWCA members on concussion management, prevention and treatment. The Andrews Institute also provides researched based information on many other sport sciences related aspects of wrestling including but not limited to overuse injury prevention, sport nutrition, sprains/strains prevention, and much more.

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Andrews Institute and Sports Concussions

Andrews Institute strives to provide the latest evidenced based and consensus driven care for sports concussion to patients of all ages and abilities. Led by our team of sports medicine physicians, our sports concussion care team utilizes an approach by which an individualized care plan is created for each patient. Depending on the identified needs of the patient, a comprehensive team of subspecialty clinicians are available for collaborative consultation for the benefit of the patient.

Parents Guide to Concussions in Sports: What you need to know (NFHS)

A concussion is a brain injury which results in a temporary disruption of normal brain function. A concussion occurs when the brain is violently rocked back and forth or

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NFHS Course: Concussion in Sports

The NFHS has teamed up with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to educate coaches, officials, parents and students on the importance of proper concussion

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NCAA Feature: A Gray Matter, Concussions and It's Consequences

Michael McCrea suspected that, when he and his wife sat together in their Milwaukee home in the fall of 2013 and watched “League of Denial,” the PBS documentary

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NCAA Health and Safety: Concussion

A concussion is a serious injury, so proper reporting, diagnosis and treatment are crucial. Student-athlete wellbeing is a priority for the NCAA and has been a key

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NCAA Health and Safety: Psychological Aspects of Sports Concussion

This annual publication is dedicated to the pursuit and use of the knowledge surrounding the noble and timeless sport of wrestling. Each year, an annotated bibliography of the

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NATA Issues New Position Statement on the Management of Sport Concussion

The National Athletic Trainers’ Association advance released today a new position statement on the management of sport concussion during the 5th annual Youth Sports Safety

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NATA issues advance release of position statement on sport-related concussion

In recent years, new scientific research and clinical-based literature have given the athletic training and medical professions a wealth of updated information on the

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Mayo Clinic Diseases and Conditions: Concussions

A concussion is a traumatic brain injury that alters the way your brain functions. Effects are usually temporary but can include headaches and problems with concentration

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