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Sports-related concussions in youth : improving the science, changing the culture / Committee on Sports-Related Concussions in Youth, Board on Children, Youth, and Families, Robert Graham, Frederick P. Rivara, Morgan A. Ford, and Carol Mason Spicer, editors ; Institute of Medicine and National Research Council of the National Academies.

National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Sports-Related Concussions in Youth, Board on Children, Youth, and Families, issuing body. (Author). Graham, Robert, 1943- editor. (Added Author). Rivara, Frederick P., editor. (Added Author). Ford, Morgan A., editor. (Added Author). Spicer, Carol Mason, editor. (Added Author). Institute of Medicine (U.S.), sponsoring body. (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780309288002 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: xix, 336 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: Washington, D.C. : The National Academies Press, [2014]

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Summary, etc.: "Sports-Related Concussions in Youth: Improving the Science, Changing the Culture reviews the science of sports-related concussions in youth from elementary school through young adulthood, as well as in military personnel and their dependents. This report recommends actions that can be taken by a range of audiences - including research funding agencies, legislatures, state and school superintendents and athletic directors, military organizations, and equipment manufacturers, as well as youth who participate in sports and their parents - to improve what is known about concussions and to reduce their occurrence. Sports-Related Concussions in Youth finds that while some studies provide useful information, much remains unknown about the extent of concussions in youth; how to diagnose, manage, and prevent concussions; and the short- and long-term consequences of concussions as well as repetitive head impacts that do not result in concussion symptoms."--Summary-- Source other than Library of Congress.
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Subject: Brain > Concussion.
Sports injuries.
Child athletes > Wounds and injuries.
Teenage athletes > Wounds and injuries.
Post-concussion syndrome.
Youth > Wounds and injuries.

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