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Kids, sports, and concussion : a guide for coaches and parents

Author: William P Meehan
Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : Praeger, 2011.
Series: Praeger series on contemporary health and living.
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"This comprehensive, reader-friendly book written by a top physician in the field explains to coaches and parents how to understand, cope with, and prevent sport-related concussions among children and teenagers"--
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Meehan, William P.
Kids, sports, and concussion.
Santa Barbara, Calif. : Praeger, c2011
(DLC) 2011004635
(OCoLC)676729123
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: William P Meehan
ISBN: 9780313387319 0313387311
OCLC Number: 714884745
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 192 p.) : ill.
Contents: Foreword / by Lyle J. Micheli --
Introduction --
1. Definitions and Team Members: Who Will Help Care for the Athlete with a Sport-Related Concussion? --
2. What Is a Concussion? --
3. Sport-Related Concussion: How Common Is It? --
4. Sports Equipment: Can Helmets or Mouth Guards Prevent Concussion? --
5. New Medical Information: Why Is Concussion Taken So Seriously Nowadays? --
6. "Neuropsychological" or "Neurocognitive" Testing: What Is It and Should My Athlete Have It? --
7. The Acute Assessment and Management of Sport-Related Concussion: What Do I Do When an Athlete Sustains a Concussion? --
8. Potential Therapies: What Can Be Done to Help My Athlete Recover? --
9. Assessing Recovery from Concussion: When Is It Safe for My Athlete to Return to Sports? --
10. Prevention: Is There a Way to Prevent My Athlete from Sustaining a Concussion? --
11. The Cumulative Effects of Concussion: How Many Is Too Many? --
12. The Female Athlete: Are Girls and Boys Different When It Comes to Concussion? --
13. Setting Up a Concussion Program --
14. The Future: What Medical Research May Lead to in the Future --
15. In Their Own Words: Athletes from the Sports Concussion Clinic of Children's Hospital, Boston.
Series Title: Praeger series on contemporary health and living.
Responsibility: William Paul Meehan, III.

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