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Concussion Protocols

Learn about the National Football League’s concussion litigation and traumatic brain injury protocols in amateur sports.


Injuries and other health issues can affect an athlete’s ability to participate in professional or amateur sports. In particular, athletes in high-contact sports, such as football or rugby, face a greater risk of sustaining concussions or traumatic brain injuries. The approach to treating concussions and ensuring player safety has evolved in both professional and amateur sports after research showed that recurrent concussions can raise an athlete’s risk of developing chronic traumatic...