Middle Schools: Don’t just drop sports considered dangerous; provide options and add low-injury (and low-cost) sports, like ultimate frisbee.
Policymaker & Civic Leaders
City Recreation Boards: Use your control over access to public fields and facilities to ensure that organized leagues have trained all coaches on safety topics. Exercise the power of the permit to create local standards.
Federal Policymakers: Act on the National Academy of Sciences recommendation and create a national surveillance system to track sports-related concussions. It will inform decisions made about rules, coaching techniques, and equipment.