Category: Best Practices

Weir’s Concussion Remarks Rattle Department

By Daniel Libit

The University of New Mexico’s medical staff has raised alarms within the athletic department after men’s basketball coach Paul Weir was overheard warning his players about how they report concussion symptoms, NMFishbowl.com has been told.

According to multiple sources, Weir was heard telling players after a practice last month that they should be careful when reporting head-trauma issues to team physicians and trainers, because the school requires a minimum 10-day, sit-out period for athletes diagnosed with concussions. Continue reading “Weir’s Concussion Remarks Rattle Department”