Hard Knocks

Smith, Ian K.
October 2000
Time International (South Pacific Edition);10/2/2000, Issue 39, p92
Discusses the seriousness of sports-related concussions and other head injuries. What a child should do if experiencing symptoms related to a concussion; Development of guidelines by The American Academy of Neurology to prevent further damage; Discussion of the three categories of concussions. INSETS: SAFER SEX?;BOOSTER SHOT;HEAVY METAL;UNWANTED LEGACY, by Janice M. Horowitz


Related Articles

  • Management of sports-related concussion.  // American Family Physician;9/1/1997, Vol. 56 Issue 3, p967 

    Presents the guidelines on the management of sports-related concussion published by the American Academy of Neurology. Types of concussion; Symptoms of types of concussion.

  • Head injuries are no joke.  // American Fitness;Sep/Oct97, Vol. 15 Issue 5, p14 

    Reports on the team up of the American Academy of Neurology and the Brain Injury Association with the management of Concussion in Sports to create a card for concussion evaluation. Informations on the effects of cumulative concussions to the brain; Features of the card designed for evaluation of...

  • What Every Educator Should Know About Concussions. Roetert, E. Paul; Richardson, Cheryl // Principal Leadership;Mar2014, Vol. 14 Issue 7, p18 

    The article discusses the things which must be considered by educator regarding concussions. Topics include the meaning of concussion, the possible existence of concussions in physical education classes and other physical activity settings, and development of the American Academy of Neurology...

  • Guidelines From the American Academy of Neurology.  // Athletic Therapy Today;Jul97, Vol. 2 Issue 4, p13 

    Presents guidelines developed by the American Academy of Neurology for the management of concussion in sports in the United States. Assessment of the evolution of symptoms; Removal of the athlete from sports activities; Definition of concussion.

  • Management of Sports-Related Concussion in Children and Adolescents. Duff, Melissa C. // ASHA Leader;7/14/2009, Vol. 14 Issue 9, p10 

    The article discusses the concept of concussion management in the U.S. It outlines the definition of concussion which is associated to a mild traumatic brain injury (TBI) caused by direct or indirect impact to the head, and relates its risks and symptoms. It explains the most commonly used...

  • New NFL, Professional Association and State Actions on Concussions. Herbert, David L. // Sports, Parks & Recreation Law Reporter;Mar2010, Vol. 23 Issue 4, p49 

    The article reports on the actions taken by the American Academy of Neurology and the Washington State legislature on the new policy developed by the National Football League (NFL) in the U.S. The policy aims to protect players from injuries suffered in head concussions. The academy has issued a...

  • Current Practices of the Child Neurologist in Managing Sports Concussion. Broshek, Donna K.; Samples, Hillary; Beard, Jennifer; Goodkin, Howard P. // Journal of Child Neurology;Jan2014, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p17 

    Given the 2010 position statement issued by the American Academy of Neurology that neurologists be consulted on return-to-play decisions following a concussion, we surveyed members of the Child Neurology Society to asses clinical practice management of concussion among child neurologists. Among...

  • CONCUSSION. Tatum IV, William O.; Kaplan, Peter W.; Jallon, Pierre // Epilepsy A to Z: A Concise Encyclopedia;2009, p81 

    An encyclopedia entry for "concussion" is presented. Concussion is defined by the American Academy of Neurology as a trauma-induced alteration in mental status that may or may not involve loss of consciousness. Some prospective studies have revealed that only a mild increase in incidence of...

  • The Acute Management of Sport Concussion in Pediatric Athletes. Resch, Jacob E.; Kutcher, Jeffrey S. // Journal of Child Neurology;Oct2015, Vol. 30 Issue 12, p1686 

    During the past two decades the focus on sport concussion has increased significantly. Young athletes represent the most vulnerable population to sustain a sport concussion yet receive the least amount of attention. Specifically, young athletes who sustain a sport concussion can go unrecognized...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics