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Standardized concussion tests for NFL

Updated: February 24, 2011, 7:48 PM ET
Associated Press

INDIANAPOLIS -- NFL doctors and trainers will use standardized sideline testing next season to diagnose concussions, the league's latest move in a national debate over implementing stronger policies toward head injuries.

On Friday, league officials are scheduled to unveil new guidelines by which all 32 teams use the same questions for players' baseline tests. The policy would also add a balance test to the list of other tests already being used.

Previously, teams used a variety of ...

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