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    Awareness of Concussions in Sports More than 4,000 former NFL players are suing the NFL for nonawareness on concussions. Some symptoms that you can get from concussions are like head trauma, CTE, and memory loss. The rate is pretty high in the world of sports for getting a concussion, since Football...
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  • Severity of Sports Concussions
    101 Section 74 Severity of Sports Concussion Abstract The sports concussion is a brain injury that athletes suffer in many different sports. This injury is caused by trauma to the brain, which is cause by a blow to an athlete’s head. The different types of concussions are broken up into three different...
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  • Sports Concussions
    Sport Concussions Sport Concussions National American University ABSTRACT The United States Medical Society has developed guidelines to treat concussions received playing contact sports. The guidelines for treating concussions that occur during sports competition include three grades of concussion...
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  • Concussions Research
    Concussions Every year “hundred of thousands college and high school student athletes receive sport related concussions” (Meadows 107-108). Not only do the athletes who play the hard hitting contact sports such as football and hockey receive concussions, the basketball players and soccer players...
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  • Concussions and Sports
    Concussions and College Football Head injuries in the world of sports and athletics are not typically unheard of but in actuality they are extremely common. Depending on the type of sport played, the rates of head injuries vary and are higher in some sports than in others. It is not unheard of to...
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  • Concussions
    Nick O’Connor 2A Concussions Three Hundred Thousand. Annually, 300,000 athletes have their brain damaged by some traumatic blow to their head. To understand what these athletes go through, you must understand what a concussion is. The word “concussion” is derived from the Latin word, “concuss...
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  • Concussions
    coaches about concussion in sports: evaluation of the CDC’s ‘‘Heads Up: Concussion in Youth Sports’’ initiative. Journal of School Health. 82, [233-238]. Purpose The purpose of this study was to assess the perceptions of youth sport coaches who have received the CDC's " Heads Up: Concussion in Youth...
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  • Concussions in Hockey
    Kyle Johnson Concussions In Hockey The sport of hockey is an intense test of power and will, and as a result of the injuries in sport are common realities that players and coaches are faced with. Among these injuries are concussions, arguably the worst injury of all. A significant blow to the head...
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    Concussions: Trauma in Hockey Today, many athletes across the country suffer from a common injury. This injury is one with serious side effects and can permanently end any star's career. Could you imagine being at the top of your game and then suffer a career shattering injury, many athletes face...
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  • Research
    There has been a growing awareness about concussion injury in sport, particularly in the last decade. Ten years ago, it was estimated that upwards of “…300 000 sport-related concussions occur[ed] annually in the United States and account[ed] for 75% of all sport-related brain injuries” (Bloom et al., 2008...
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    reliability of the computer based concussion evaluation software known as ImPact. Utilizing the software for both baseline testing (prior to any known head trauma) and post injury at set times following injury, the software is evaluated for the reliability to test concussion symptoms and recovery. McCrory...
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  • The Problem with Concussions in University Athletes
    Concussions in University Athletes By Presented to Dr. K. Brebner in Psychology 100 Introduction to Psychology Department of Psychology St. Francis Xavier University November 6, 2012 Concussions can go unnoticed or untreated in athletes by team coaches and doctors, this is not their...
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    perspective: Sports & Concussions Concussions in High School Sports: Are They Worth the Risk? Should School Football Be Banned? by Bran L. Mahaffey, MD The risk of serious injury or accidental death to our youth is much higher than football participation while riding their bicycles, swimming...
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  • Concussions in Soccer Players
    Maddie Sauer Mrs. Grana Anatomy Paper, Sports Medicine 17 January 2012 Concussions in Soccer Although often overlooked, concussions can be one of the most serious injuries a soccer player can face in their sports career. Many athletes in contact sports focus on getting playing time and showing others...
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  • Concussions in Pro Sports
    experienced a concussion? A concussion is a form of brain injury, also known as minor head trauma or mild head injury, resulting from punches, falls, blunt force trauma, or any other impact to the head. Headaches, emotional irritability, and unpredictability are all common symptoms of a concussion. Concussions...
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  • Concussions
    Safety First: Concussions For many Americans, childhood means a time of playing sports. Whether heading the ball on the soccer field, making a big tackle on the football field, or taking a charge on the basketball court, the youth of this country spend many hours on playing fields and in gymnasiums...
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    A concussion is a traumatic brain injury that alters the way your brain functions. Effects are usually temporary but can include headaches and problems with concentration, memory, balance and coordination. Although concussions usually are caused by a blow to the head, they can also occur when the...
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  • Concussions in Football
    Topics in Marketing March 23, 2013 Concussions in Football Injuries in sports are bound to happen no matter what sport you are playing and you never know when an injury will occur. They just come with the territory and they can range from a cut to an injury that could end an athlete’s career or...
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     Different Strategy to Reduce Concussions in Football A Recommendation Report Table of Contents Introduction……………………………………………………………………………..3 History of Concussions………………………………………………………………….4 Background on occurring problem….…………………………………………………..7 Method...
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  • Conscusions
    Diagnosis and Treatment of Sports Related Concussions. Cori Gleason Athletic Healthcare II 12/13/10 Abstract Growing knowledge of concussions among sports medicine professionals is creating the capability to reduce the number of post concussion related injuries in athletes significantly. More...
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