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February 1, 2010 by USA Post
Uil Texas | www.usspost.com:Cameron was something wrong with the Schlegel.
Schlegel, gifted and talented, hard running and football practice in the air in the fall of 2008 during the fall after exercise can not be judged by 20, a member of his school. Doctors found he had suffered concussions in two consecutive weeks, due to major problems.
“Very scary, it was” he noted. “I thank God every day that I finally learned that I had a concussion and they were able to deal with it.”
Knowledge in the day on exams Schlegel scored worse, a clear sign that his recovery will take time. But doctors working with the test results were not baseline, making it difficult to forecast it, and this is proof that Schlegel and adequate security for existing laws to protect young athletes with stories as some thought.
House Judiciary Committee on Monday at Houston High School and head injuries in college football at one stage will host two one problem after hearing the first in the NFL.
NCAA] idea, which requires athletes to compete before returning have been cleared by medical personnel, and at least six states have measures to tighten restrictions on the athletes return to play are considering agreeing to has become the head injury.
After shaking for how to deal with high school games are fresh probe.
High school football in Texas with great dedication, the treatment of head injuries in sports in high school and with the law relating to prevention is one of only three countries, according to the National High School Federation of State Associations.
Do you know Bill, legislation passed after more than two years in football you Benson 2002 had died after suffering a head injury. Law in public high school rules and defines security in a comprehensive extra-curricular activities, and that all coaches, sponsors and team manager for the security training needs.
Under the law practice or any athlete who is unconscious in the game and play for a written medical clearance for return must obtain a certificate. But many have left because only athletes with concussions injured running between, and that means that legislation alone will not be on them during the summit.
Are no criminal penalties, although the law schools and buses and reprimands for failing to comply with the suspension can be obtained on discipline.
Between the Champions League schools, who monitor activities in Texas public school extracurricular is responsible for the delivery of these penalties.
, Director Mark Cousins said the league’s policy that no one has so far failed to obey the law.
D.W. Rutledge commissioner, and Texas Executive Coach Federation, nearly 20,000 members and works on the UIL Medical Advisory Committee include the Director. Former football coach who won four tournaments in the country’s highest rating, and that baseline testing will be required in the state of Texas.
He said, “I can do anything if you think it is justified to prevent it and assist in diagnosis when a child is important to go back” said. “Our coaches see real value in the baseline test, we This objection, and we believe that it is good. ”
In place since the 2006 UIL Protocol brain injury Association of America was developed with information about the management has a concussion. Group discussed the basic test, but not sure how this will work.
, Cousin of “large areas of this state, in which medical professionals can not reach that will be necessary after a head injury not read one of these tests,” said.
As one NFL, and NHL] players before each session for health requires a test of the baseline.
Asked the state for repealed Eddie Lucio III Brownsville Texas public school students to participate in sports communication is to test basic needs. It was proposed during the last legislative session, but continue to search for Lucio’s coach in reducing acute symptoms and prevent athletes from returning to a clear plan.
“They are doing so at the highest level, why not to save her weakest demographic, which has children?” Said Lucio. Kids’ NFL players who have skills, or physical injury is not to prevent symptoms. They are dependent on more risk. “
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