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Arizona First in the U.S. to Mandate Concussion Education for Male & Female Athletes

In August 2011, Arizona became the first state in the U.S. to mandate that all male and female athletes undergo concussion education and pass a formal test before playing sports. A breakthrough in concussion prevention, this initiative was formed through the...

Ohio Bill Removes Students Immediately From Play When Concussion Symptoms Detected

Beginning with the 2013 spring sports season, young athletes in Ohio will have to immediately be removed from a game or practice when they show symptoms of a concussion. As reported by The Columbus Dispatch, the state senate unanimously approved the concussion...

New Mexico Researchers Find Concussions May Affect Kids for Months

In December 2012, researchers at the University of New Mexico reported that the effects of concussions may linger for months in children. The team studied 30 children between the ages of 10 and 17, performing brain scans and administering cognitive tests. Half of the...

Spotlight on Saving Young Minds, Inc.

There are many terrific organizations that focus on preventing youth sports injuries or educating others about the growing concussion crisis. However there has not been as much attention focused yet on the connection between sports-related concussions and academic...

New Hit Count® Certification Program Makes Contact Sports Safer

Last month, the non-profit Concussion Legacy Foundation announced a major advance in the effort to prevent concussions and brain damage in contact sports with the launch of the Hit Count® certification program after two years of development, which was unveiled at a...

More than 50% of high school athletes with concussions play despite their symptoms

Awareness of youth sports concussions has increased significantly and now all 50 U.S. states have some form of concussion prevention/recognition legislation in place addressing high school sports. Yet recent research indicates this might not be enough. As reported in...

Southern California Youth Rugby’s Award Winning Player Welfare Program

Southern California Youth Rugby (SCYR) is leading the way for player safety with the introduction of a new “Player Welfare Program.” The unique program was designed by Alexandra Williams, executive director of SCYR, to prioritize the health and wellness of rugby...

“1,100 lbs of Force Driven into the Turf” Sports Science

The popular ESPN program “Sports Science” chose to dive into the forces at work during a rugby match. What was discovered is a violent mix of possibilities that open the doors for serious injuries. There was no doubt that rugby is a hard-hitting, collision sport that...

Simmons College $13.5 Million Daly Fields Renovation Completed

The Brighton High School football team lost their home turf, Daly Field, in the late 1980s due to major disrepair and deterioration. The team has bounced from field to field ever since. The Bengals have a strong history, winning championships nearly every season....

16,000 Spectators Rally at UNC Hooker Fields

When Brock fields aren’t being sprinted on to meet a soccer pass, or landed upon for a diving touchdown catch, they’re sometimes used to support 16,000 spectators at a rally with the President of the United States! That’s 32,000 feet that were kept comfy during the...

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Brock Field Named Outstanding Facility of the Year by the ASBA

The American Sports Builders Association, the organization for builders/suppliers of materials for athletic fields, announced its annual Outstanding Facilities of the Year Awards. Winning projects are chosen based on layout, design, site work, drainage, innovation,...

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Brock CEO Featured in Alma Mater Publication

Brock CEO, Dan Sawyer, was featured in the University of Colorado Boulder’s Colorado Arts and Sciences Magazine for his entrepreneurial accomplishments. Brock PowerBase / PRO is also featured in CU’s indoor athletic facility, opened in 2015.“The experience of watching...

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