Every single player at both Bellevue high schools get a computerized helmet, so whether it’s in practice, or during the state championship, if they get hit hard in the head, the trainers know and can pull that player aside.
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Over the past several years, the risk of concussion in sports has received a great deal of attention. While concussion among athletes has always existed, reports of long-term damage to the brains of NFL players brought it to the media spotlight.
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About 1,000 concussions were sustained by Hawaii High School athletes every year for the last decade.That’s according to the University of Hawaii, who’s Kinesiology and Rehabilitation Sciences department is launching a massive research study into high school football head impacts called the Hawaii Concussion Awareness & Management Program.
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With a racing heart but steady nerves, he crouches in his stance 3 yards behind the quarterback. The play is set in motion, and he takes the handoff. He sprints through a hole in the line and into the open field. He is running free, until a shadow out of the corner of his eye emerges.
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