White House to talk concussion prevention – CYITC

White House to talk concussion prevention at summit

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Amid growing concern about brain injuries that cause about 250,000 emergency room visits by young athletes annually, the White House will convene the Healthy Kids and Safe Sports Concussion Summit on Thursday. 

“It really highlights this as a public health crisis, and elevates this to a national health priority,” he said. 

Click link for more information:

http://www.cnn.com/2014/05/28/health/white-house-concussion-summit/index.html  

Team Up DC, Initiatives around youth sports and concussion

TUDC builds awareness and support for youth sports programs in DC throughout the year with initiatives that include:

  • Coaches Certification Program
  • SCORE (Sports Careers Offer Real Experience)
  • Coaches in the Classroom
  • TEAM UP! For DC
  • Health and Wellness

Team Up Initiatives Regarding CPR, Concussions and Coaches Certifications:

http://www.teamupdc.org/about/initiatives

Wishing you a great day,
Darryl


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