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This page is for Parents and Players to get information on health and safety information


University of Minnesota Tucker Center for Research on Girls & Women in Sports
  • The first of its kind in the world, the Tucker Center is an interdisciplinary research center leading a pioneering effort to examine how sport and physical activity affect the lives of girls and women, their families, and communities.  (Click on link above to go to the Tucker Center web page)

Concussions and the Female Athlete: The Untold Story

The above is a link to a TV documenatry.  Through the stories and experiences of coaches, athletes, and their families, with in-depth interviews with research scholars and medical experts, this documentary, done in collaboration with Twin Cities Public Television (TPT) Channel 2, examines the causes underlying concussion and offers practical solutions to help prevent and treat sports-related concussion injuries in female athletes.

Additional information on concussions:  Below are two concussion facts sheets from the CDC.  The first is for the athlete the 2nd link is for parents.
 
http://www.cdc.gov/concussion/pdf/athletes_Eng.pdf

http://www.cdc.gov/concussion/pdf/parents_Eng.pdf