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House Energy & Commerce Oversight & Investigations Subcommittee Discuss Concussions and Head Trauma

Jun 07, 2016

On May 13, the House Energy & Commerce Oversight & Investigations Subcommittee held a hearing, following an initial roundtable discussion in March, to examine concussions and head trauma in youth sports. The hearing, led by Oversight & Investigations Subcommittee Chairman Tim Murphy (R-PA), was titled, “Concussions in Youth Sports: Evaluating Prevention and Research.” The hearing focused primarily on preventive measures and efforts to better protect young athletes from brain trauma, as well as next steps in developing evidence-based policies to reduce the rates of injuries.