TITLE

Concussion Management In Football: Don't Shake It Off

AUTHOR(S)
Boriboon, Kia
PUB. DATE
February 2013
SOURCE
PT in Motion;Feb2013, Vol. 5 Issue 1, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses concussion management in football; concussion occurs when the brain repeatedly collides with the skull. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) loss of consciousness, memory loss, sensitivity to light or sound are signs and symptoms of a concussion. It discusses that effect of sports related concussion lasts for decades. It is suggested that physical therapists can play an important role to overcome the concussion.
ACCESSION #
85171789

 

Related Articles

  • Mild Traumatic Brain Injury: Lessons Learned from Clinical, Sports, and Combat Concussions. Kelly, Judy C.; Amerson, Efland H.; Barth, Jeffrey T. // Rehabilitation Research & Practice;2012, p1 

    Over the past forty years, a tremendous amount of information has been gained on the mechanisms and consequences of mild traumatic brain injuries. Using sports as a laboratory to study this phenomenon, a natural recovery curve emerged, along with standards for managing concussions and returning...

  • When the Patient Asks. LARAMIE, KATE E.; FOX, GRETCHEN // JAAPA: Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants (;Nov2011, Vol. 24 Issue 11, p71 

    The article discusses the return-to-play guidelines for patients following a concussion. It notes that the management of concussion needs physical and cognitive rest until the relief of symptoms, followed by an individualized program of step-by-step increases in physical exertion before...

  • Football Injuries Fuel Depression. Harrar, Sarí; Stuart, Annie // Prevention;Oct2003, Vol. 55 Issue 10, p159 

    Reveals that football players who have suffered five or more concussions on the field have higher depression rates according to a 2003 survey. Number of retired National Football League players included in the survey; Percentage of high school football players who suffer significant...

  • Concussion Education for High School Football Players: A Pilot Study. Manasse-Cohick, Nancy J.; Shapley, Kathy L. // Communication Disorders Quarterly;May2014, Vol. 35 Issue 3, p182 

    This survey study compared high school football players’ knowledge and attitudes about concussion before and after receiving concussion education. There were no significant changes in the Concussion Attitude Index. Results revealed a statistically significant difference in the...

  • Pediatric Points. Roy-Bornstein, Carolyn // Pediatrics for Parents;Nov/Dec2010, Vol. 26 Issue 11/12, p11 

    The article offers guidelines on the recognition and management of sports-related concussions among children. According to the author, since a concussion is cannot be easily determined, parents should check for complaints such as headache, nausea and cognitive symptoms like confusion or...

  • Traumatic brain injury in youth athletics. DENKE, NANCY J. // Clinical Advisor for Nurse Practitioners; 

    The article talks about the risk posed by concussion or mild traumatic brain injury to participants of youth and high school sports. The importance of accurate definition, assessment, and evaluation of concussions in allowing the clinician to determine when it is safe to return to competition is...

  • The brain in crisis.  // Mayo Clinic Health Letter;Aug2012, Vol. 30 Issue 8, p4 

    The article discusses concussion injury and its implications and treatment methods. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention states that a concussion is the most common form of a traumatic brain injury yearly. It notes that during a concussion, all neurons become active which then...

  • Patient Information.  // JAAPA: Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants (;Nov2011, Vol. 24 Issue 11, p72 

    The article discusses the management of concussion, a mild traumatic brain injury which is caused by either a fall, direct blow to the face, head or neck. It notes that concussion could be treated by avoiding strenuous physical activity and school attendance until medical clearance is released...

  • Sports test spots dementia. Nowak, Rachel // New Scientist;7/27/2002, Vol. 175 Issue 2353, p14 

    Focuses on the usability of concussion test in detecting dementia. Effect of concussion on short-term memory; Absence of test on detecting early stages of alzheimer; Evaluation on the aspects of brain function.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

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

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics