The nation’s most sweeping measure addressing youth-concussions in sports was signed into law Tuesday in Colorado.
bill to help prevent youth brain injuries by requiring that more coaches receive training about concussions moved a step closer to approval in Colorado Friday when the House tentatively agreed to the bill.
A requirement that youth athletic coaches receive increased training in recognizing concussions has cleared an important step in the Colorado Senate.
A youth concussion legislation news conference is scheduled for Thursday at the state Capitol before a bill that helps to keep young athletes active and safe will be introduced in committee.
Colorado is among at least a half-dozen states considering measures to try to protect young athletes from head injuries.