Between January 2009 and October 2013, 49 states and the District of Columbia passed laws focusing on mitigating the consequences of traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) in organized youth sports. Using historical, contextual, and empirical methods, this Article describes the content, goals, and structure of youth sports TBI laws, while hypothesizing about their underlying legislative logic and long-term public health consequences.
Harvey, Hosea H.
"Refereeing the Public Health,"
Yale Journal of Health Policy, Law, and Ethics: Vol. 14
, Article 2.
Available at: http://digitalcommons.law.yale.edu/yjhple/vol14/iss1/2