3 edition of Sports concussions found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|LC Classifications||RC394.C7 K36 2011|
|The Physical Object|
|LC Control Number||2010017697|
Concussions in Athletics: From Brain to Behavior is a timely and major contribution to the literature that comprehensively addresses the neuromechanisms, predispositions, and latest developments in the evaluation and management of concussive known as mild traumatic brain injury, concussion in athletics is a growing public health concern with increased attention focusing on. This book sets the gold standard for books on sports-related concussions. It covers everything a sports parent and coach needs to know about concussions - and more. READ FULL REVIEW. 2) Ahead of the Game: The Parents' Guide to Youth Sports Concussion (University Press of New England ) by Rosemarie Scolaro Moser, Ph.D.
Concussions in youth sports are a silent epidemic that is affecting thousands of athletes every year.. "A concussion is a disturbance in the brain's function caused by a direct or indirect force to the head " (Washburn 5). Concussion damage is invisible, which makes it one of the hardest injuries to diagnose. Sports-related concussions often result in mental and physical symptoms (e.g., inability to concentrate, forgetfulness, headache, fatigue, dizziness). For many athletes, the symptoms disappear after about 10 days, and they typically do not last more than several months. In some cases though, concussions lead to persistent complaints of physical.
League of Denial was a book by sports reporters Mark Fainaru-Wada and Steve Fainaru about concussions within the NFL. The American documentary series Frontline covered the topic in two episodes, one based on the book and also called " League of Denial ",  and the other called "Football High"  Political sports journalist Dave Zirin. Concussion in Sports The NFHS has teamed up with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to educate coaches, officials, parents and students on the importance of proper concussion recognition and management in high school sports. This course highlights the impact of sports-related concussion on athletes, teaches how to recognize a.
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And now Dr. Kerasidis offers his groundbreaking book, Concussion-ology: Redefining Sports Concussion Management For All Levels, to further advance the understanding and management of this complex issue that historically has been too readily ignored and dismissed by far too many.
In his book, Dr. Kerasidis reveals some of his own motivations for /5(14). Concussions and Our Kids is the first prescriptive book of its kind to address the issue of Sports concussions book trauma in sports and provide preventive solutions to protect athletes and give guidelines for the way sports can be played safely.
Dr/5(17). The book Concussions in Sports by Maryann Hudson Sports concussions book mainly about all the different athletes who have had concussions or have gotten concussions in all different types of physical contact sports. The book also goes through and talks about what a concussion is and how it affects your brain/5.
This book will be a most useful addition to the library of anyone interested in sports-related concussion. Munro Cullum, PhD, ABPP Professor of Psychiatry, Neurology, and Neurological Surgery; Pamela Blumenthal Distinguished Professor of Clinical Psychology, University ISBN: This book is for parents, coaches, athletes, patients, and their families.
Unlike many popular books which examine head injuries as a social or scientific phenomenon, this book has been written to provide a user-friendly manual for patients, and those who engage in activities that put them at high risk for concussion.
-The Boston Globe, Best Sports Books of About the Author. I was interested in the Will Smith movie "Concussion" but found this book to be vastly more interesting by focusing on an ensemble of major players (both literal NFL players, as in the case of Mike Webster) and in the people arguing on either side of the NFL concussion issue.
Cited by: NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Now a major motion picture starring Will Smith, Concussion is the riveting, unlikely story of Dr.
Bennet Omalu, the pathologist who made one of the most significant medical discoveries of the twenty-first century, a discovery that challenges the existence of America’s favorite sport and puts Omalu in the crosshairs of football’s most powerful co4/5().
avis GA, et al. Br J Sports Med doi/bjsportsSCAT5 3 © Concussion in Sport Group Name: DOB: Address: ID number. How many sports concussions occur each year. It is estimated that as many as million concussions occur in the USA per year during competitive sports and recreational activities; however, as many as 50% of the concussions may go unreported.
1 Sports and recreation-related concussions are a leading cause of TBI-related emergency department (ED) visits among children. The book "Sports Concussions" By: Mary-Lane Kamberg, is an informative book about the severity of sports concussions, and why we need to know about them.
In this book, the author goes into great detail about how to diagnose concussions, what happens when a person is concussed, and why we need to be informed about this topic.4/5.
Kids, Sports and Concussion sets the gold standard for books on sports-related concussions. It covers everything a sports parent and coach needs to know about concussions - and more. Each chapter in the book begins with a story about a famous athlete who suffered a concussion, which Dr.
Meehan uses as a way of introducing the topic addressed in /5(6). Due in large part to the complex nature of concussive injuries, there is great discrepancy in the effect these injuries have on individual functioning and the type and nature of services that best facilitate recovery.
This book is intended as a complete reference guide dealing with sports-related by: 1. Concussions happen at all levels of sport, from the earliest levels through the professional ranks.
Potentially catastrophic if not detected early, concussions have ended the careers of many notable professional players--and it's estimated that in high school football alone, about 1 in 5 players suffers a concussion.
The Heads-Up on Sport Concussion is a concise introductory book on sport 5/5(1). Book: NFL Denied Concussion Link () Mark Fainaru-Wada and Steve Fainaru discuss their new book, in which they say the NFL used its power to deny a link between playing football and brain damage.
The rates of football practice concussions and recurrent concussions across all sports have gone down in recent years, according to a new study published in.
In a number of high-profile cases, head injuries of professional and young athletes have led to illness and death. This book helps readers grasp the mounting evidence about the health effects of concussions. It explores the recent efforts by doctors, scientists, lawmakers, and sports leaders to help protect athletes from this dangerous injury.
Concussion are a common injury in sports. Male and female high school athletes suffer thousands of concussions every year. Concussions in sports are also a major issue in professional sports. Concussion Risk and Recovery. Historically, the risk of a concussion was based purely on the sport one played.
As it was then, football remains the sport most at risk for concussion. However, rates of injury in female sports such as girls soccer. The Library is a non-profit, no-fee, publically accessible storehouse for all non-commercial peer reviewed literature on sport concussion.
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Sport-related concussions have become an increasingly important topic as evidenced by recent media attention. Due in large part to the complex nature of concussive injuries, there is great discrepancy in the effect these injuries have on individual functioning and the type and nature of services that best facilitate recovery.
This book is intended as a complete reference guide dealing with.The book begins, appropriately, with a chapter debunking common sports concussion myths and fears, mostly perpetuated by the media. Kutcher correctly identifies the tradition of contact sports and the peer-enforced ethic to be tough as reasons why so many athletes, even knowing the dangers from continuing to play with concussion symptoms, don.
Earnhardt Jr.’s history of concussions goes back nearly as long as his career in racing, a sport he was raised in alongside his father, champion Dale Earnhardt Sr.