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Consensus statement on Concussion in Sport. The 3rd International Conference on Concussion in Sport held in Zurich, November 2008

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Authors: P. McCrorya, W. Meeuwisse, K. Johnston, J. Dvorak, M. Aubry, M. Molloy, R. Cantu

This paper is a revision and update of the recommendations developed following the 1st (Vienna) and 2nd (Prague) International Symposia on Concussion in Sport.1,2 The Zurich Consensus statement is designed to build on the principles outlined in the original Vienna and Prague documents and to develop further conceptual understanding of this problem using a formal consensus-based approach..

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Research based recommendations on management of sport related concussion: summary of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association position statement

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Authors: K M Guskiewicz, S L Bruce, R C Cantu, M S Ferrara, J P Kelly, M McCrea, M Putukian and T C Valovich McLeod

Source: Br. J. Sports Med. 2006;40;6-10

A vast literature supports the sensitivity of bone to mechanical loading. When mechanical loading is acutely diminished, as occurs with paralysis or other forms of disuse, bone mass is rapidly degraded.

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National Athletic Trainers’ Association Position Statement: Management of Sport-Related Concussion

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Authors: Kevin M. Guskiewicz*; Scott L. Bruce†; Robert C. Cantu‡; Michael S.Ferrara§; James P. Kelly\; Michael McCrea¶; Margot Putukian#; Tamara C. Valovich McLeod**

Source: Journal of Athletic Training 2004;39(3):280–297

Sport in today’s society is more popular than probably ever imagined. Large numbers of athletes participate in a variety of youth, high school, collegiate, professional, and recreational sports.

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Summary and agreement statement of the first International Conference on Concussion in Sport, Vienna 2001

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Authors:

M Aubry, R Cantu, J Dvorak, T Graf-Baumann,
K Johnston (Chair), J Kelly, M Lovell, P McCrory,
W Meeuwisse, P Schamasch (the Concussion in Sport (CIS) Group)

Source: www.bjsportmed.com

Recommendations for the improvement of safety and health of athletes who may suffer concussive injuries.

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Second International Symposium on Concussion in Sport?

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Authors: A. Collie, M. Makdissi, K. Bennell, P. McCrory

Source: www.bjsportmed.com, Br J Sports Med 2004;38:654–664

Further recommendations following on from the Vienna meeting.

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Concussion (Mild Traumatic Brain Injury) and the Team Physician: A Consensus Statement

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Source:
American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP),
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM), American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSSM), and the
American Osteopathic Academy of Sports Medicine (AOASM).

This document provides an overview of select medical issues that are important to team physicians who are responsible for athletes with concussion.

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Footy bumps a depression risk

Footy bumps a depression risk

Written by on May 15, 2013 in Concussion Articles with 0 Comments

BUMPS to the head on the football field can lead to lasting brain damage, according to a landmark international study that found just three concussions triples the risk of developing depression.

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N.F.L. Culture Makes Issue of Head Injuries Even Murkier

N.F.L. Culture Makes Issue of Head Injuries Even Murkier

Written by on May 15, 2013 in Concussion Articles with 0 Comments

Diagnosing a concussion is difficult. But it may be harder to determine just who is at fault for the long-term effects of concussions among N.F.L. players.

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Saving the game – What’s being done to make rugby fields safer?

Saving the game – What’s being done to make rugby fields safer?

Written by on May 15, 2013 in Concussion Articles with 0 Comments

The 2006 domestic rugby season saw 18 players sustain head and neck injuries which resulted in paraplegia and/or death. This number included 11 schoolboys (between the ages of 16 and 18), six club and two professional players. Alarmingly, three of the 18 died as a result of their injuries.

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Players Dealing With Not-So-Glamorous Health Issues

Players Dealing With Not-So-Glamorous Health Issues

Written by on May 15, 2013 in Concussion Articles with 0 Comments

Bob Brudzinski turned 52 on Jan. 1, and he considers himself lucky for a man who played 13 seasons as a linebacker with the Los Angeles Rams and the Miami Dolphins . Sometimes, his memory fails him. But he sees former teammates the same age in far worse shape.

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