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NCAA Partners With U.S. Department Of Defense For Three-Year Concussion StudyPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 04 / 20 / 15
The NCAA in partnership with the U.S. Department of Defense has launched a three-year, $30M project to "track the effects of concussion using data from as many as 37,000 student athletes," according to Jo Craven McGinty of the WALL STREET JOURNAL. NCAA Exec VP/Regulatory Affairs Oliver Luck said tha...
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