N.C.A.A. Guidelines on Head Injuries Fall Short

Source: Editorial Board/NY Times The National Collegiate Athletic Association, which is currently embroiled in alawsuit over its ostrichlike response to concussions, released new voluntary guidelines on Monday for concussion safety. But these won’t necessarily fix the problem. The guidelines, which the N.C.A.A. has said were “created to generate a cultural shift within college athletics,” recommends that programs limit “live contact” practice sessions that …