A recent article in WOUB Public Media talks about Ohio University’s attempt to determine ways to reduce the risk of injuries, including lessening the risk of sustaining a concussion.  Ohio University was one of the universities selected to work with the Datalys Center and USA football.  Licensed athletic trainers have been documenting player health and looking for ways to increase safety for youth football players.

Dr. Brian Ragan, assistant professor of athletic training at Ohio University, is collaborating with the US Department of Defense, National Institute of Health, and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, to develop and improve a database to track personal injury information over long periods of time.