Neuropsychological dysfunction following repeat concussions in jockeys

Teasdale, T. W.
April 2006
Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry;Apr2006, Vol. 77 Issue 4, p428
Academic Journal
This article focuses on neuropsychological dysfunction following repeated concussions in jockeys. The relatively frequent incidence of concussions and the suggestion that having had a concussion constitutes a risk factor for concussions, specifically where such concussions are incurred in the pursuit of a riskful sporting activity. The data seem to suggest that such an increased vulnerability following a first concussion can remain for long periods of time.


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