Concussions

Student-Athlete Concussion Injury Litigation

If you played a NCAA sport at a member school any time prior to July 15, 2016, you may be entitled to free medical screening and may receive free medical testing, known as “medical monitoring,” up to two times over the next 50 years. You...

Concussion Safety Best Practices for Campuses

Located on this page are best practices for member schools to support the concussion and repetitive head impact safety of college athletes.

Concussion Educational Resources

The NCAA Sport Science Institute is a leader in providing health and safety resources to college athletes, coaches, athletics administrators and campus partners. Together with leading medical organizations, behavioral health centers and...

Concussion Safety Protocol Management

This page includes information about the changes to the 2020 NCAA Division I Concussion Safety Protocol Review Process and certain updates to legislative and policy requirements pertaining to concussion management practices. Specifically,...

9 schools added to NCAA-DOD concussion study

The NCAA-Department of Defense CARE Consortium study is on the cusp of entering its third year and now includes 30 institutions across the country.

Experts work towards consensus on updates to football safety guidelines

Experts gathered at the Safety in College Football Summit agreed last week to suggested revisions to football practice and concussion management guidelines.

Mind Matters Challenge research winners announced

Eight winners of the NCAA-Department of Defense Mind Matters Research Challenge were recognized today at the NCAA national office in Indianapolis.

Preliminary approval granted for concussion settlement

“While we are pleased the court has provided a preliminary pathway to provide significant resources for the medical monitoring of student-athletes who may suffer concussion, we are still examining the conditions placed on preliminary...

Concussion Timeline

A history of NCAA decisions intended to help protect college athletes from serious injuries, including those that can cause a concussion.

Mind Matters Challenge winners to present proposals

The six education challenge winners were announced in July 2015 and have received funding to develop compelling educational platforms that will be presented at a Feb. 5 event. Each winner has been awarded a $25,000 cash prize as well as a $75,000 production budget to develop their planned product.

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