Student concussions from high school sports top 850 - KMOV.com

Student concussions from high school sports top 850

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(KMOV) – Missouri students reported more than 850 suspected concussions during the 2011 fall semester. The Missouri State High School Activities Association took a mandatory survey to document suspected brain injuries suffered by its athletes in sports. 

Football players reported the highest number with 653 suspected concussions, male soccer players came in second. 

State lawmakers made the survey mandatory last year.

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