CONCUSSION - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/CONCUSSION News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Soccer: Concussions at World Cup put head injuries in focus http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58224608-77/concussion-cup-twellman-concussions.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58224608-77/concussion-cup-twellman-concussions.html.csp">Soccer: Concussions at World Cup put head injuries in focus</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Christopher Kamrani</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-26T23:28:24.799-06:00">Updated Jul 26, 2014 11:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">For nearly five weeks, ESPN’s World Cup studio hosts riffed off the day’s events at Copacabana Beach in Rio De Janeiro, providing the kind of stunning views that come with a World Cup in Brazil. The lush green landscape, littered with towering building after building lay parallel next to the crashing waves of the world’s most famous beach. But inside the studios, Taylor Twellman found himself cringing far too often when he should have been enjoying the latest brilliant moment or blunder. It was...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58224608@www.sltrib.com Sat, 26 Jul 2014 23:28:24 MDT World Cup: Finals referee says German midfielder was disoriented after blow to head http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58196005-77/kramer-blow-final-germany.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58196005-77/kramer-blow-final-germany.html.csp">World Cup: Finals referee says German midfielder was disoriented after blow to head</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-17T23:12:03.012-06:00">Updated Jul 17, 2014 11:12PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Rome • Germany midfielder Christoph Kramer was disoriented and confused after taking a heavy blow to the head early in the World Cup final, according to the match’s referee. “Shortly after the blow, Kramer came to me asking ‘Ref, is this the final?’ ” Nicola Rizzoli told the Gazzetta dello Sport on Thursday. “I thought he was joking and made him repeat the question and then he said, ‘I need to know if this is really the final.’ When I said, ‘Yes,’ he concluded, ‘Thanks, it was important to know ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581960052014-07-17T23:12:03.012-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-17T23:12:03.012-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58196005@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Jul 2014 23:12:03 MDT NCAA suggests contact limits for football practice http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58158457-77/contact-ncaa-football-practices.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58158457-77/contact-ncaa-football-practices.html.csp">NCAA suggests contact limits for football practice</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SCHUYLER DIXON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-07T23:15:01.694-06:00">Updated Jul 7, 2014 11:15PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The NCAA is suggesting that football teams hold no more than two contact practices per week during the season in guidelines that grew out of a safety and concussion summit early this year. Practice limits were among several recommendations released Monday by the NCAA, which called them guidelines that could change “in real time” rather than rules passed through legislation. The practice guidelines also recommend four contact practices per week during the preseason and no more than eight of the 1...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581584572014-07-07T23:15:01.694-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-07T23:15:01.694-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58158457@www.sltrib.com Mon, 07 Jul 2014 23:15:01 MDT