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Learn about the potential consequences of a concussion and how to

Learn about the potential consequences of a concussion and how to


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Written by Cindy Hovington Ph.D. Founder of www.curiousneuron.com

Diary of a concussion

How blows to the head and other impacts can cause concussion.

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Bennet Omalu Concussions and the NFL How One Doctor Changed Football Forever

Figure 1. Cognitive Rest vs. The Perioperative Environment.

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Concussions and Traumatic Brain Injuries in Football: What We Know We Don't Know | Inside Science


What happens to the brain at the point of injury?

Concussion Light Sensitivity Infographic


In addition to a blow to the head, concussion may be caused by acceleration forces without a direct impact, and on the battlefield, MTBI is a potential ...

Long Term Effects of Post Concussion Syndrome

What are the long-term effects of repeated concussions?

Facts about Concussion and Brain Injury: Where To Get Help

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ImPACT Concussion Testing

Concussions, even mild ones, need to be recognized promptly and managed appropriately to avoid potential consequences, particularly in the young developing ...

If headache or head pain doesn't subside shortly after a concussion, speak to your doctor about possible complications.

Super Bowl 2019: Football concussions: The link between head injuries and CTE, explained - Vox

Experts warn effects of trauma can linger for decades

A systematic review of potential long-term effects of sport-related concussion | British Journal of Sports Medicine

Should I be worried about how many concussions I've had?

Concussions can also happen after a fall or if players collide with each other or with

In Oregon, the concussion protocols that were supposed to keep high school athletes safe end up falling short for a star quarterback.

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Youth Sports Concussions: What You Need to Know

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What to Know About New Concussion Research

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My Concussion Taught Me Everything We Don't Know About Concussions

What is concussion?

Concussions in the NFL: How Worried are You?

Quantitative measurement of post-concussion syndrome Using Electrovestibulography | Scientific Reports

Ask Smithsonian: What Happens When You Get a Concussion?

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How Does Traumatic Brain Injury Affect Dementia Risk?

The New Science of Concussions. As doctors learn more about their consequences ...

Rethinking concussion education for a new generation of athletes

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The Signs of a Concussion

Concussion Symptoms

hard football tackles can cause concussions

Dementia CTE similarities

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What do we know of the potential long-term consequences of concussion? - Fisic Conference Presentation 2015 (17 mins)

Overall player and parent responses. Responses on the S&S items are listed in Table 4. Key areas to note are players and parents recognizing loss of memory ...

Repeated Head Hits, Not Just Concussions, May Lead To A Type Of Chronic Brain Damage

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Concussion treatment - Dr. Axe


Post-concussive syndrome: What patients and providers need to know

... provide vital clues to the location of the injury within the brain because the consequences of concussion arise from injury to the brain's cortical and ...

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Football Head Impacts Can Cause Brain Changes Even Without Concussion

Concussion Infographic (PDF, JPG)

5 Risks of Repetitive Head Impacts

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Concussions: What you need to know

How Concussions Can Lead to Poor Grades

With the release of “Head Games,” a new documentary by the maker of “Hoop Dreams” that carries the tagline, “How much of you are you willing to lose for a ...


Rugby Concussion

'Treatment for concussions is multi-disiplinary in nature due to the broad range of conditions mild traumatic brain injury can cause including neck injury, ...

Treatment for a concussion varies from person to person, but usually involves rest and a gradual return to mentally and physically taxing activities.

The Impact of LCD Screens on Post-Concussion Syndrome

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Learn about the methods used to recognise and manage a suspected sport-related concussion.


Concussions: Understanding Brain Trauma

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Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy Residual Effects and Sequelae


Research Update: Role of a deep brain structure in concussion

Brightlamp launches smartphone app that can rapidly monitor the brain for signs of concussion

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What can an athletic trainer do to prevent and treat concussions.

So especially among five- to seven-year-olds, it's possible that they “just didn't know how to articulate” their symptoms, Dompier says.

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What does concussion do to the brain?

A head injury can lead to cognitive impairment.

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