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National Center for Catastrophic Sports Injury Research

Organization URL(s)

www.unc.edu/depts/nccsi
mueller@email.unc.edu

Other Contact Information

Department of PEESS, CB# 8700 University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-8700
919-962-5171 (Voice)
919-962-0489 (FAX)

Description

The National Center for Catastrophic Sports Injury Research collects and analyzes data on severe high school and college sports injuries--those resulting in death or permanent severe functional disability. The Center prepares annual reports in three areas: football fatalities; permanent paralyzing injuries from football; and catastrophic injuries in all other sports. The purpose of the research and analysis is to recommend rule changes, safer coaching techniques, and improved equipment.

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Review Date

Friday, Nov 21, 2008