Tennessean: New concussion law and trainers

By Nate Rau for The Tennessean

Fresh off a win in the state legislature with a new youth sports concussion law, the state athletic trainers association is embarking on a long-term effort to require all schools to have trainers. The Tennessee Athletic Trainers Society is taking an incremental approach by pushing for high schools to have a trainer on hand at varsity football games beginning in 2014. The most recent survey by the organization found that 119 schools, about 32 percent of the membership in the Tennessee Secondary Schools Athletic Association, don’t have athletic trainers…READ MORE

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