Concussions by Peggy J. Parks

By Peggy J. Parks

Show description

Read or Download Concussions PDF

Best sports medicine books

Exercise Prescription and the Back

A different handbook proposing the position of workout within the remediation and prevention of again ache. The e-book takes workout body structure and applies to the again area--examining the trunk, flexibility and diversity of movement, cardio conditioning, and extra. comprises an creation to aquatic treatment, treatment for backbone ache, and healing workout examine.

Sport Psychology: Contemporary Themes

Activity Psychology offers an available review of present examine and debate within the psychology of game and workout. Combining very important theoretical frameworks and present empirical facts, it makes use of carrying examples to provide an explanation for thoughts and functions in a transparent and fascinating approach. The background, historical past and concept of every subject is mentioned, ahead of placing idea into perform by using case reviews and sensible examples.

Basketball: Olympic Handbook of Sports Medicine (Olympic Handbook Of Sports Medicine)

Basketball covers the epidemiology of basketball damage, the physiological calls for of basketball, preventive medication, pre-participation exam and specified concerns to receive to the younger basketball participant, and at last seems to be on the 'special' basketball participant -- diabetics, asthmatics, epileptics, and so on.

The Ankle in Football

This booklet creates a distinct platform that covers major ankle pathologies in particular comparable with soccer. reports from specialist avid gamers were mixed with evidence-based scientific content material from popular specialists within the box to give a complete photo on ankle accidents in soccer. around the world, ankle accidents current a excessive burden for activities medication physicians, physiotherapists, avid gamers and coaches in and round the soccer pitch.

Additional info for Concussions

Example text

Kapil is an emergency medicine and public health physician. “ Studies have consistently demonstrated that, with the exception of cheerleading, concussions are more likely to occur during competition than during practice. ” —William Paul Meehan III, Kids, Sports, and Concussions. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO, 2011. Meehan is director of the Sports Concussion Clinic in the Division of Sports Medicine at Boston Children’s Hospital. 30 What Are Concussions? “ It is a common misconception that concussion is a problem seen only in males.

48 Vochaska says he finally realized the seriousness of his condition after a terrible wreck that occurred in 2010. “I remember getting out of the car and the safety crew was talking to me, but I couldn’t hear them,” he says. ” Since that time his health has continued to deteriorate and he feels a growing sense of despair over what has happened to him. ”49 Second-Impact Syndrome When athletes sustain a concussion, it is essential that they not return to play before their brain is fully healed.

Repeated concussions and sub-concussions both have the capacity to cause permanent brain damage. ” —Bennet Omalu, “Head and Other Injuries in Youth, High School, College and Professional Football,” oral statement at the US Congress judiciary forum, February 1, 2010. org. Omalu is a neuropathologist and codirector of the Brain Injury Research Institute at West Virginia University. Bracketed quotes indicate conflicting positions. * Editor’s Note: While the definition of a primary source can be narrowly or broadly defined, for the purposes of Compact Research, a primary source consists of: 1) results of original research presented by an organization or researcher; 2) eyewitness accounts of events, personal experience, or work experience; 3) first-person editorials offering pundits’ opinions; 4) government officials presenting political plans and/or policies; 5) representatives of organizations presenting testimony or policy.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.43 of 5 – based on 20 votes