“Education and recognition remain the most important components of improving the care of athletes with concussions. Education should target all the key individuals involved, including athletes, parents, coaches, school administrators, athletic directors, teachers, athletic trainers, physicians, and other health care providers. Previous studies have demonstrated poor knowledge of concussion recognition and management by players, coaches, and even clinicians.” – American Academy of Pediatrics
Dr. Jennifer Ashton discusses the major findings from a comprehensive new survey on concussions and sports.
Dr. Mike Evans is founder of the Health Design Lab at the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, an Associate Professor of Family Medicine and Public Health at the University of Toronto, and a staff physician at St. Michael’s Hospital.
CNN’s Dr. Sanjay Gupta explains the physiology of concussions and the long-term effects of suffering one.
Sport Science takes a deeper look into concussions caused from helmet to helmet collisions.
Former Vice Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army, General Chiarelli discusses how repeated exposure to concussions in the military and in impact sports can lead to devastating and potentially irreversible brain injuries.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Learn exactly what a concussion is and why it is so important to allow your brain to fully recover.