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U.S. Soccer Partners with TeachAids To Further Promote Concussion Education

SOURCE: U.S. Soccer, TeachAids

CHICAGO (March 15, 2021)​ – ​U.S. Soccer​ announced today it has partnered with TeachAids to incorporate CrashCourse materials into its suite of concussion education offerings.

In collaboration with more than 100 medical and industry experts, ​TeachAids​, a nonprofit leader in global education innovation, created ​CrashCourse​ to improve understanding and awareness surrounding concussions among youth athletes in all sports. The curriculum integrates state-of-the-art technology and interactive features to appeal specifically to athletes growing up in the digital native generation.

“At U.S. Soccer, our primary concern for all ages and levels of participants is health and safety,” said U.S. Soccer Chief Medical Officer Dr. George Chiampas​. “We take head injuries especially seriously. We are delighted to strengthen our existing concussion education offerings with the addition of the excellent CrashCourse materials.”

“Our free CrashCourse products are widely acclaimed, and are rapidly becoming the gold standard for concussion education and certification. We are honored to be selected to join U.S. Soccer to participate in the health and safety education of its players of all ages and parents, as well as its coaches and officials,” adds ​Dr. Piya Sorcar, Founder and CEO of TeachAids​.

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About U.S. Soccer
Founded in 1913, the U.S. Soccer Federation has been the official governing body of the sport in the United States for more than 100 years. During that time, the growth of the sport has grown tremendously at all levels. As U.S. Soccer looks towards the future, its mission is to make soccer the preeminent sport in the United States. With a long-term and strategic approach, U.S. Soccer aims to accomplish its mission by supporting its members to increase participation at the youth and adult levels, develop world class players, coaches and referees to consistently win at the highest levels on the international stage and serve the fans by engaging with them in deeper and more meaningful ways. For more information, visit ussoccer.com.
 

About TeachAids
TeachAids​ is an award-winning 501(c)(3) nonprofit social venture that creates breakthrough software addressing numerous persistent problems. Their ​HIV/AIDS health education​ has been instituted in 82 countries. Also being used worldwide is their ​CoviDB education initiative​, a community-edited platform organizing resources across a comprehensive set of topics relating to COVID-19. In partnership with 19 of the US Olympic and Paralympic Committees’ National Governing Bodies, TeachAids has also launched the ​CrashCourse multi-sport concussion​ education product suite. These evidence-based applications are available online and in virtual reality. All TeachAids products are available at no cost. For more information on TeachAids visit ​TeachAids.org​ or follow us on Twitter ​@TeachAids​, Facebook ​@TeachAids​, LinkedIn ​@TeachAids​, YouTube at ​TeachAids​, and Instagram at @teachaids​.

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