The concussion awareness initiative CrashCourse announced on Tuesday its partnership with American Youth Football & Cheer.
On Dec. 1, Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson announced in a press release that Arkansas would be the first state in the nation to implement a Stanford-backed concussion education program in every high school.
On Oct. 18, the concussion-awareness initiative known as CrashCourse, developed by Stanford researchers and student-athletes, announced that it has partnered with Pop Warner, the country’s largest youth football organization for children five to 16 years old. CrashCourse aims to promote dialogue about head injuries and to encourage early reporting of concussion symptoms among youth football players nationwide.
“Why do you put a case on your iPhone, but not a helmet on your head?” Members of Stanford Synapse, a brain injury support group, like to ask this question to students biking on campus without head protection. “If you crash and hit your head, it’s going to cost you a lot more than [the…
SyncThink, a company founded by Stanford Medicine professor Jamshid Ghajar, released a new version of the company’s concussion tracking product EYE-SYNC.
Researchers equipped Stanford football players with hi-tech mouthpieces capable of registering the force of impact as part of a study conducted by the School of Medicine. The research hopes to provide more data on concussions, including what type of plays or hits are more likely to cause concussions in athletes who play contact sports.