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Concussions in Athletics : Assessment, Management & Emerging Issues, Hardback Book

Concussions in Athletics : Assessment, Management & Emerging Issues Hardback

Edited by Eric E. Hall


Sports related concussions and the implications of short-and long-term outcomes is a concern to athletes, parents, coaches, academics, and health care professionals.

Leading clinicians and scientists across a variety of fields have come together to collaborate around topics related to concussion education, assessment, management and treatment of head injuries that occur in sports.

Athletes of all levels not only have to perform on the field, but may also have to perform in the classroom where symptoms of a concussion can have profound impacts.

As health care professionals work to implement the best practices around concussive injuries, scientists assess outcomes, implications and emerging topics related to management and recovery.

This book aims to gather leaders in the field of concussion assessment and management to highlight the state of evidence-based practice.

In addition, authors explore emerging issues around the care of athletes in returning to play as well as returning to academic settings.

Concussion assessment and management is not a one-size-fits-all concept, and topics around pre-existing factors like cultural, ethnic and sex differences are essential to consider as we attempt to change reporting behaviours and positively impact recovery and outcomes from injury.

As new information continues to emerge, the education, assessment, management and treatment of concussion evolves with the health and safety of athletes taking a front seat.

This book is a timely snapshot of concussion assessment and management, and it is also a leader in emerging issues in the ever-changing science and evidence-based practice of sport-related concussion research.




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