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NFL’s safety changes slow to take hold this season

New player safety rules, more research on better protection and better teaching techniques are just a few of the ways the NFL has been trying to make football safer.  But how effective have these changes been?  USA Today spoke with multiple sources to find out to see if what the NFL is doing to try to make the game safer is really working. Read More

About Joanne Ploch

Joanne Ploch is a certified athletic trainer and health/physical education teacher at Vernon Township High School. She received her bachelor’s degree in Health Education from The Pennsylvania State University in 1990 and master’s degree in Educational Technology from New Jersey City University in 2011. She has served as an Executive Council member for the Athletic Trainers Society of New Jersey and currently sits on the NJ Special Education and Traumatic Brain Injury Task Force.