Monday's health and safety news from the world of football:
- The Cleveland Clinic announced a study the University of Rochester has found that football players might suffer long-term brain changes even in the absence of concussion.
- The Crestview (Fla.) News Bulletin reported that the Veterans Administration has created an app for managing concussions.
- WTXF-TV in Philadelphia featured a headband device being tested in Santa Barbara, Calif., that alerts coaches to a possible concussion.
- KXRM-TV looked at how high school athletic trainers have been preparing for concussions preparedness prior to this football season.
- The Arizona Republic reported that Phoenix-area high schools are seeking qualified athletic trainers.
- The Riverside Press-Enterprise talked to California Interscholastic Federation Southern Section Commissioner Rob Wigod about the CIF's limits on full-contact football practices.
- WLWT-TV in Cincinnati interviewed a sports medicine specialist, who said the majority of youth sports concussions happen during the fall.
- The University of Miami Concussion Management program made a music video sung by teens urging their peers to let their heads heal after a concussion.
-- Bill Bradley, contributing editor