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Author Kutcher, Jeffrey S

Title Back in the Game : Why Concussion Doesn't Have to End Your Athletic Career
Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2016


Description 1 online resource (273 pages)
Contents Cover; Back in the Game; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Foreword; Preface; One Sports Concussion Myths and Fears; Two Athletes, Concussions, and the Playing Field; Three You Think You Might Have a Concussion-​How Do You Know?; Four Life After a Diagnosis of Concussion; Five Post-​Concussion Syndrome and Second-​Impact Syndrome; Six Concussion, Sports, Depression, and Suicide; Seven How Athletes Can Help Themselves; Eight Thoughts for Parents and Coaches; Nine Changing the Game, On and Off the Field; Ten Controlling the Messaging of Concussion
Quick Answers to Common Questions About Sports ConcussionTerms to Know About Concussions and Sports; Resources to Learn More About Sports Concussion; Acknowledgments; Index
Summary Back in the Game: Why Concussion Doesn't Have to End Your Athletic Career is a timely discussion of sports concussions based on science. The book does not dwell on perpetuating fears about sports and concussion, but rather, having a real-world discussion about what science and medicine knows, what parents and coaches need to understand about the brain injury, evaluation and treatment, and possible post-concussive issues and depression
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Subject Brain -- Concussion -- Popular works
Brain -- Wounds and injuries -- Popular works
Sports injuries in children.
Brain -- Concussion
Brain -- Wounds and injuries
Sports injuries in children
Genre/Form Popular works
Form Electronic book
Author Gerstner, Joanne C
ISBN 9780190226619