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Briefing Date:10/29/2013
Topic:Sports-Related Concussions in Youth: Improving the Science, Changing the Culture

THE NATIONAL ACADEMIES
Institute of Medicine and National Research Council
Board on Children, Youth, and Families
Committee on Sports-Related Concussions in Youth

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Congressional Briefings
Tuesday, October 29, 2013
428 Hart Senate Office Bldg. – 1:00 p.m.
316 Ford House Office Bldg. – 2:00 p.m.
230 Ford House Office Bldg. – 3:00 p.m.
and
430 Dirksen Senate Office Bldg. – 4:00 p.m.

on

Sports-Related Concussions in Youth:
Improving the Science, Changing the Culture

This new report from the Institute of Medicine and the National Research Council examines sports-related concussions in youth, including the causes, relationship to impacts to the head or body, effectiveness of protective devices and equipment, screening and diagnosis, treatment and management, and long-term consequences.

These briefings were for members of Congress and congressional staff only. The report was publicly released on October 30, 2013 and can be found, in its entirety, on the Web site of the National Academies Press.

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