Newspaper article Charleston Gazette Mail

SOCCER ; US Soccer Announces Recognize to Recover Program

Newspaper article Charleston Gazette Mail

SOCCER ; US Soccer Announces Recognize to Recover Program

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The United States Soccer Federation has outlined details of its new player health and safety initiative, which builds on the concussion protocol that was previously announced last month. The wide-ranging campaign, dubbed Recognize To Recover, seeks to not only reduce injuries on the field but spread information and awareness about health and safety issues among coaches, referees, players and parents, especially at the youth level.

Last month, U.S. Soccer announced a suggested concussion protocol for its members, including a recommendation that headers be banned for players 10 and under and limited in practice for kids 11 to 13. The guidelines laid out new substitution rules that allow players with head injuries to be evaluated without penalty to the team. …

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