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What can be done to reduce the risk of a sports-related concussion?

To reduce the risk of sports-related concussion, leagues and schools should enforce safe play. For football, that means not using your helmet to tackle, and for other sports, it means no flagrant use of elbows to the head. Parents, coaches and school administrators can play a role -- when they see unsafe play, they should approach the appropriate official and inquire about it.

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