CDC to Back New Research on Sports Concussion Prevention-Focus on changing culture in youth sports

01 Dec

CDC to Back New Research on Sports Concussion Prevention-Focus on changing culture in youth sports

“CDC revealed new plans to address concussions in youth sports Tuesday, with an announcement that it will commit $3.3 million to study ways to prevent brain injuries.

In a solicitation for proposals, the agency said it would fund one or two 3-year studies of behavior change’s role in preventing brain injury. In addition, it divulged separate plans to pilot test a national concussion surveillance system for which the CDC has requested Congressional funding.”

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