TITLE

HEAD GAMES

AUTHOR(S)
Elliott, Tabatha
PUB. DATE
March 2008
SOURCE
Joe Weider's Muscle & Fitness;Mar2008, Vol. 69 Issue 3, p262
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article deals with studies, which show that despite protective gear football players are at high risk of a concussion. According to the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, a concussion is an injury to the brain that results in temporary loss of normal brain function. One study by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Center for Injury Prevention and Control reported that almost 50% of high school football players suffered a concussion each season.
ACCESSION #
31133317

 

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