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Three Lund sisters of Pasadena have all dealt with volleyball concussions

“Concussions are very different. For a broken bone, you look at it and say, ‘Yeah, her arm is broken. You can tell. But for...
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Volleyball Concussions: “It’s scary. It’s a hard injury to deal with.”

Volleyball has a concussion problem. It’s not new, but it’s there, and, from all accounts, it’s worse than ever. When we asked longtime Arizona women’s coach...
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Now a mom, coach Corinne Atchison doing better after concussion battle

On September 26, 2016, we posted a story by Corinne Atchison, a TAV coach in Dallas whose life was never the same after being...
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Sports governing bodies have developed concussion policies, protocols

Governing bodies across all sports — many perhaps prompted by increased awareness and liability — have adopted official policies and protocols to deal with...
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Hawai’i beach player Julia Scoles’ gut-wrenching story of recovering from concussions

     One year ago, VolleyballMag.com published a package of 12 stories about concussions in volleyball. When she saw them, Hawai'i beach volleyball player...
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UNC racked up more injuries — including concussions — than can be imagined...

What happened to North Carolina in 2017 should never happen to any program. When the Tar Heels limped across the finish line, coach Joe Sagula...

Concussions: Hits caused Mackenzie Jensen to lose feeling in hands, legs, feet

Mackenzie Jensen will be a senior this season at Village Christian High School in Sun Valley, Calif. The 6-foot-2 middle, who turned 17 last...
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Torrey Van Winden has “recently come into hope, which has been a long process”

Torrey Van Winden is recovering from concussions that have de-railed her volleyball career. The 6-foot-3 senior All-American from Napa, California, not only missed her team's first-round...

Research and science of concussions: Diagnosis, treatment, prevention

In our quest to better understand concussions — specifically in conjunction with this series of stories — what follows is a primer on defining...

Stetson beach player Alexa Richardson deals with impact of concussions

Alexa Richardson smiled. “It’s interesting, because it isn’t a contact sport,” the Stetson University beach volleyball player said. “You’d think it wouldn’t be that big of...

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