Delaware football team to take part in landmark concussion study

Wednesday's health and safety news from the world of football:

  • The University of Delaware Daily reported that researchers, coaches and student athletes at the school have joined a $23 million NCAA-U.S. Department of Defense project, which is being called the most comprehensive study of concussion and head impact exposure ever conducted.
  • Public Television's KERA-TV in Dallas featured the Dallas Independent School District, which was recently commended by the National Athletic Trainers Association and the Youth Sports Safety Alliance for putting athletic trainers at all 23 of its high schools during the last two years.
  • The New York Times reported on researchers from New York University's Langone Concussion Center, who have devised a concussion test using flash cards for youth athletes.

-- Bill Bradley, contributing editor

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