Concussed!: Sport-related Head Inuries: Prevention, Coping and Real Stories

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en Limba Engleză Paperback – August 2012
-Focusing on parents and coaches - how to knoe if your child has a consussion, what to do, who to see, when to keep your child from continuing to play; when to go back to playing. - Not just for hockey - could be a series of books dedicated to several sports. - May be a pullout especially for kids (not sure how we will handle this). - is a website dedicated to helping coaches and parents weave their wasy through the morass of information about concussions by Kerry Goulet ( sports advocate and himself, and ex-pro player in the European leauges) and Keith Primeau, (former NHL player for Philadephia who has been greatly affected by post-concussion symdrome).
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ISBN-13: 9781897277744
ISBN-10: 1897277741
Pagini: 256
Ilustrații: 23 b/w illus
Dimensiuni: 55 x 209 x 18 mm
Greutate: 0.32 kg
Editura: Overtime Books
Colecția Overtime Books (CA)


There is no question that head injury is the number one issue in sport today. As a researcher, I know all too well how important it is to prevent these types of injury. Concussed! Is a real look at what we are up against and helps guide us through the journey of a concussion. - Dr. William Montelpare, University of Leeds, England, and Lakehead University, Ontario, Canada


Foreword by Ron Ellis; Introduction; Living with a Concussion; Before the Beginning; Attitudes & Perspectives Toward Concussions in Sport; The Crosby Factor; The Media & Concussions; The Medical Perspective; An Associations Perspective-Reality Check; A Parents Role; Diagnosing a Concussion; A Hockey Moms Intuition; Concussion Testing; Types of Concussion Tests; Concussion Management; What to Watch For; Recovery: The Importance of Rest; When Symptoms Linger; Communication; Getting Back to the Normal Swing; Return to Play; Not Returning to Play; Stop, Rest & Recover: Concussion Protocol at School; Equipment; The Right Helmet; Concussion Instruments; The Genesis of the Concussion App for iPhone from SportsSafety Labs; Possible Long-term Effects; Second Impact Syndrome (SIS); Post-concussion Syndrome (PCS); The Dangers of Multiple Concussions & CTE; Bus Ride to Somewhere; Personal Stories Our Inspiration; In the Minds of Pros; Invisible Injuries Can Happen to Anyone; Frequently Asked Questions; Questions to Ask Your Doctor; Typical Activities to Avoid During Recovery; Concussion Signs & Symptoms Specific to Classroom Learning; Return to Play Guidelines; Afterword: It Will Take a Village; Appendix; References.