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2014-15 NCAA Sports Medicine Handbook

Table of Contents FOREWORD... 4 1. ADMINISTRATIVE ISSUES ... 5 A. Sports Medicine Administration ... 6 B. Interdisciplinary Health Care Teams ... 8 C. Medical Evaluations, Immunizations and Records ...12 D. Emergency Care and Coverage .....

NCAA Injury Surveillance Program

The ISP is a data collection initiative designed to track and analyze medical illnesses and injuries that result from sport participation. Since 1982, athletic trainers have collaborated with the NCAA to create the largest collegiate...

CARE Consortium: White matter abnormalities after concussion

As concussion symptoms abate, is the brain recovering at the same pace at the cellular level?

CARE Consortium: MRI stability

Given that CARE Consortium data is being gathered on different MRI scanners at different sites, are comparisons across different sites viable?

CARE Consortium: Sleep duration and concussion recovery

Nicole Hoffman led a team of researchers who examined how someone's sleep duration affects symptoms and recovery in the days after a concussion.

CARE Consortium: Concussion test-retest reliability

Researchers examined the performance of commonly used concussion assessment tools in a November 2017 paper published in Sports Medicine.

Fourth Annual NCAA-DoD Grand Alliance Concussion Conference

The NCAA Sport Science Institute, in partnership with the U.S. Department of Defense, the Atlantic Coast Conference and Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, will host the Fourth Annual Department of Defense Grand Alliance...

NCAA Divisions I and II Health and Safety Survey

NCAA legislation passed in 2017 [NCAA Division I Constitution] and in 2019 [ NCAA Division II Constitution] require schools to complete this survey, which is overseen by the NCAA Committee on Competitive Safeguards and...

NCAA Catastrophic Sport Injury Reporting FAQs

This page provides answers to frequently asked questions about NCAA Catastrophic Sport Injury Report legislation. To report a catastrophic injury or fatality, visit the online reporting portal at . What...


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