To celebrate the 29th annual National Girls & Women in Sports Day, we gathered in Washington, D.C. on February 4 to recognize the advancement of girls’ and women’s sports and to discuss how to reduce the numbers of concussions in sports. Game On!, this year’s theme, focused on what schools can do to protect all student-athletes.
Athletes in action as we advocate in Washington, D.C.
Meet the athletes who represented us on Capitol Hill for NGWSD 2015
With general information, tips and a checklist, our Community Action Kit is designed to help you plan, organize, promote and host your own NGWSD activities.
CDC reports show that the number of reported concussions has doubled in the last 10 years. While concussions are typically talked about as an issue affecting male athletes, our research shows that females participating in high school sports now have a higher incidence rate of sport-related concussions than do males.
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