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MLS discusses concussion protocol

Updated: January 7, 2012, 7:03 PM ET
Associated Press

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- Major League Soccer is looking to take the lead with the best protocol for handling concussions.

Team doctors and athletic trainers from both inside and outside the sport attended the MLS Medical Symposium on Saturday.

While football and soccer have each had their share of head injuries, men's soccer ranks fifth in terms of game-related concussions, according to Dr. Ruben J. Echemendia, a clinical neuropsychologist for the MLS who led the symposium.

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