An ongoing study from the University of Montana on concussions indicates that parents, athletes and coaches recognize the importance of education and awareness. And, while there is no shortage of information and programs aimed at promoting concussion awareness, several professionals agree that educators and governing bodies should be consistent in their messages about concussions.
It's a goal shared by the NFHS, which has had consistent language regarding concussions in its rules books for several years. Consistency has also been a driving force as the NFHS and USA Football work to support each other's programs, mainly the free online NFHS Concussion Course and USA Football's Heads Up Football program.
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