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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 Canceled

The Fourth Annual NCAA-DoD Grand Alliance Concussion Conference scheduled for Thursday, April 23 has been canceled due to the evolving public health situation involving COVID-19. This decision has been made in consultation with the...

NCAA Divisions I and II Health and Safety Survey

NCAA legislation passed in 2017 [NCAA Division I Constitution 3.2.4.20] and in 2019 [ NCAA Division II Constitution 3.3.4.21] 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 www.sportinjuryreport.org/NCAAReport . What...

NCAA Catastrophic Sport Injury Reporting

NCAA Association-wide legislation requires member schools to report annually on all student-athlete fatalities and catastrophic injuries, regardless of whether such fatality/injury is sport-related. Although fatalities and catastrophic...

Air Quality

In September 2018, the NCAA Committee on Competitive Safeguards and Medical Aspects of Sports updated its 2016 guidance related to student-athlete practice and competition activities in poor air quality conditions: This guidance is...

NCAA Board of Governors Policy on Campus Sexual Violence FAQ

When did the policy begin? The policy was effective immediately after the NCAA Board of Governors adopted it in August 2017. The first deadline for schools to attest that the requirements have been met was May 15, 2018. The Board of...

Substance Abuse Prevention Tool Kit

Developed in collaboration with athletics stakeholders and campus substance abuse prevention experts, the Substance Abuse Prevention Tool Kit provides recommended approaches and evidence-based resources for athletics administrators to...

Athletics Health Care Administrator Resource Center

The athletics health care administrator is a designated position, mandated by NCAA Independent Medical Care legislation (Division I Constitution 3.2.4.16, Division II 3.3.4.17, Division III 3.2.4.18). The legislation requires each NCAA...

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