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National Center for Catastrophic Sports Injury Research


Contact Information

Frederick O. Mueller, Director
Department of PEESS, CB# 8700
University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-8700

919-962-5171 (Voice)
919-962-0489 (FAX)

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Abstract

The National Center for Catastrophic Sports Injury Research collects and analyzes data on severe high school and college sports injuries--those resulting in death or permanent severe functional disability. The Center prepares annual reports in three areas: football fatalities; permanent paralyzing injuries from football; and catastrophic injuries in all other sports. The purpose of the research and analysis is to recommend rule changes, safer coaching techniques, and improved equipment.

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Date Entered: 6/1/1997
Date Edited: 3/20/2013
Date Revised: 8/7/2006 10:54:21 AM
Health Referral Number: HR2016
Accession Number: DP91A0582

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