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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...

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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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...

Concussions: Blow to back of head changed Coach Joe Ziegler’s life

“I was in bed for five or six days and couldn’t do much of anything other than go to the bathroom. Even going in...
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Concussions: Prevention strategies from USA Volleyball’s Dr. Chris Koutures

Chris Koutures MD, FAAP, is a dual board-certified pediatric and sports medicine specialist who practices at ActiveKidMD in Anaheim Hills, Calif. In 2008, served...

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...
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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...

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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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...

Volleyball Concussions: Boys coach Rob Holley deals with after effects months later

“There are four things that are extremely important that you do during this tryout,” Rob Holley said to a gathered group of athletes at...