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KDFW 2012-03-10 03:13:00 UTC
KDFW 2012-03-10 03:13:00 UTC
KDFW 2012-03-10 03:13:00 UTC
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Fox 4 News at 9
KDFW (Fox)Dallas, TX DMA: 5
Mar 09 2012 9:13PM CST
Programming Type: News
>> one of the best ways to protect kids playing sports is to be able to recognize when they have a concussion and that's one of the main focuses of a summit wit a big name advocate whose tryi advocate who's trying to make sure student athletes are stavafe. brandon todd moss mohas more. >> the more they know about concussions, the more they need how to treat kids. whether it's a high school player like martin high school's chris turner who got his concussion from a hard hit, or former cowboy great darrel moose johnston. >> on the ground trying to scramble to my feet. somebody went jump over me. i got a knee to the side of the house. >> -- thehead. >> this was a chance to talk about the advances made in the nfl and other pro leagues and how that trickles down to the best practices at the college and high school levels. >> instead of how many fingers do i have up, get back in there, it's when in doubt, take him out. >> even in sports where traumatic brain injuries aren't as common, there's a real awareness of them. >> you can see a player getting hit by a ball. he's not paying or attention or gets hit in the head. >> even a wild pitch. >> even a wild pitch. >> scott is the chairman of the texas state athletic trainers association and athletic trainer at desoto high school. he says there have been 46 concussions across all of their sports so far this year. numbers tend to increase when trainers have a better understanding of what a concussion is. >> we're learning that maybe things that we used to call dings or bell ringers, those are full-blown concussions. >> one huge success the trainers point to is a new texas law that the nfl was instrumental in pushing that sets up guidelines schools must follow before an athlete who has had a concussion can return to play. live in arlington, brandon todd, fox 4 news. >>> a wild shootout outside of a check cashing business leaves an armored car guard wounded and a
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