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OTL Extra: The Discussion About Girls Tackle Football

ICYMI, on Wednesday Outside the Lines had a feature on the girls football league and the larger issue of concussions in football. The aired show was very good and good discussion was had by all that included Doug Casa, Jane McManus and one time TCB contributor Matt Chaney. 27 more words


Race Report: Matt Gfeller Doughnut Run

The Doughnut Run
The Race Where I Took In More Calories Than I Burned

I had more ambitious plans for a half marathon earlier in November, but my training lapsed and some friends who had also expressed interest weren’t able to run it either, so I was left looking for my monthly race.   1,359 more words

Race Reports

Not Funding Athletic Trainers = Bad Idea

If you have athletic trainers in place then you suddenly remove them it can create a disastrous situation for the school or district. Why? It is rather simple, the coaches, parents, kids and admins of the schools have become accustom to the nationally recognized allied health care provider being around for injury consultation, evaluations, and prevention measures including helping with conditioning. 536 more words

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Concussion Recognition & Response App is what it is called, however what it can do can be very helpful for those looking to help an athlete in need after a possible head injury.  317 more words

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NC Concussion Awareness Act

The Governor of North Carolina is expected to sign the Gfeller-Waller Concussion Awareness Act into law today.  Posted today in the News Observer online edition is the quick recap; 133 more words

Concussion Blog Original

Doing Something Good In Memory of Their Son

VIDEO HERE (for some reason it will not embed)
The parents of Matt Gfeller have started a concussion “institute” in North Carolina to make all aware and prevent what happened to there son.  8 more words