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PLAYBOOK FOR SAFETY GETS POINTS

PLAYBOOK FOR SAFETY GETS POINTS

Researchers at the University of Wisconsin say a change in how high schools practice football in the state is paying off. 

Researchers at school this week said research shows the move away from hitting in practice has led to fewer concussions.  The University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health published its findings that show the 2014 decision by the Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association to limit full contact practices cut practice-related concussions by 57 percent.  Researchers also say limiting practice did not lead to an increase in on the field injuries, as some critics worried. 

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