TITLE

Neuropsychological dysfunction following repeat concussions in jockeys

AUTHOR(S)
Teasdale, T. W.
PUB. DATE
April 2006
SOURCE
Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry;Apr2006, Vol. 77 Issue 4, p428
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
20737371

 

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