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Youth Sports Traumatic Brain Injury Laws Map

Each year as many as 300,000 young people suffer TBIs from playing sports, which can have serious short and long term effects. Most states have adopted laws aimed at reducing harm from youth sports TBIs, and this portal is designed to identify and display key features of such laws.  


To explore these laws use the query box below.  This page has been updated to reflect youth sports TBI laws passed as of December 31, 2012.

Related Resources

PHLR-funded Research: "Evaluation of a Law Mandating Reporting of Concussions by High School Athletes" 


Network for Public Health Law:  Youth Concussion Resources

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This interactive map provides information about the ways in which various states have enacted laws. Continue reading to learn more about these laws and how to build queries.
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