Articles in Press

November 2017

Volume 1 Issue 2

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Research Article

Five-Year Concussion Injury Surveillance of a Countywide High-School Football Program

Jill Steinmetz MS, Tulay Koru-Sengul Ph.D, Raymond Crittenden IV MS, Bryan Pomares MHS, Gillian Hotz PhD*

According to the National Federation of State High School Associations, over 7 million high school students in the United States participate in high school sports every year1. Football is the most popular sport in high school athletic programs with over 1 million participants annually pacing the fields across the US. With a reported 2 million sport related concussions (SRCs) that occur annually, concussions are the leading cause of mild traumatic brain injuries in the United States.

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