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Eric Morken, Echo Press Alexandria student trainers and basketball players Emily Peck (front) and Brittany Ludwig took their baseline test with the ImPACT program in the Jefferson High School media center last Thursday. The test is the latest step that many local schools are taking to ensure players return safely from head injuries.

New concussion testing in schools will help ensure athlete safety

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The days of rushing back athletes from head injuries are a thing of the past as more and more research shows the dangers of returning too soon from concussions.

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Eric Morken
Eric Morken is the sports and outdoor editor at the Echo Press and Osakis Review newspapers in Douglas County, MN. Follow him on Twitter at echo_sports.
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