Category Archives: News Coverage

Miami Dolphins to fund concussion testing for Miami-Dade public schools

Miami Dolphins quarterbacks Ryan Tannehill (left) and Matt Moore (8) welcome the team onto the field before the start of the game at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida, Jan. 1, 2017.
Miami Dolphins quarterbacks Ryan Tannehill (left) and Matt Moore (8) welcome the team onto the field before the start of the game at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida, Jan. 1, 2017. Bryan Cereijo

By Armando Salguero JULY 21, 2017 8:22 PM The Miami Dolphins will pay to have approximately 15,000 Miami-Dade public high school athletes undergo baseline concussion tests as well as get other benefits during the 2017 school year. At a time

A Countywide Program to Manage Concussions in High School Sports

By United States Sports Academy in Contemporary Sports Issues, General, Sports Studies and Sports Psychology March 7, 2014 Submitted by Gillian Hotz Ph.D, Ashlee Quintero, BSc, Ray Crittenden, MSc, Lauren Baker, David Goldstein and Kester Nedd, DO ABSTRACT Background: With

Kids and concussions: UM, Miami-Dade pioneer study of young athletes

BY CHRISTINA VEIGA AND LINDA ROBERTSON Booker T. Washington High safety Marquis Decius stalked the wide receiver, then launched at his target. But he found himself locked on an awkward vector toward a helmet-to-helmet collision. The impact felt like

Over the Ball with Kevin Flynn Interview

Over the Ball with Kevin Flynn Interview

Kevin Flynn covers the futures of FIFA and Sepp Blatter with Jeremy Schaap, MLS’ perception with Ben Grossman and the management of head injuries with David Goldstein. Country Wide Concussion Coverage Minute 40  

The Forum for Nonprofits: Countywide Concussion Care Inititative

Posted on April 20, 2013by Forum for Nonprofits David Goldstein, a passionate soccer player at Ransom High School in Miami, suffered headaches, nausea and fatigue for months before finally learning that he suffered symptoms related to a concussion.   More than 300,000 high school students like David suffer from sports-related concussions each year. Listen to

Ransom’s Goldstein has made an Impact – Miami Herald


Posted on Thu, Nov. 15, 2012 Ransom’s Goldstein has made an impact BY WALTER VILLA Special to The Miami Herald After suffering from a few concussions, David Goldstein of Ransom Everglades wears headgear for protection during soccer games on November

Athletes feeling impact of new concussion policies


Football players undergo baseline testing and evaluation before resuming play November 14, 2012 By Christy Cabrera Chirinos, Sun Sentinel Cooper City football player Tyler Sabine took a brutal hit in a game early this season. The sophomore was throwing up

High school athlete turns injury into crusade for better treatment of concussion injuries around state

Palm Beach Post Article

Sunday, August 05, 2012 by Hal Habib David Goldstein, shown speaking in Tallahassee, has fought to make it illegal for virtually any high school or youth league in Florida to allow a child to return to practice or play if



Our lives changed when David suffered his third concussion. It was the district final in soccer against our rival high school and my freshman had just gone into the biggest game of his life.  After he had head to head

Good Work Senator – Miami Herald Letter to Editor by David Goldstein 3/15/12


State Sen. Anitere Flores successfully steered SB256/HB291 through the Legislature one year after a similar bill was defeated. She demonstrated commitment and perseverance in pushing legislation that promotes awareness of the dangers of concussion to youth athletes. It specifies that