1 edition of The impact of concussions on high school athletes found in the catalog.
The impact of concussions on high school athletes
United States. Congress. House. Committee on Education and Labor
|LC Classifications||KF27 .E3 2010p|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||iii, 65 p. :|
|Number of Pages||65|
|LC Control Number||2011388179|
I have discussed the roles that School Psychologists can and should play in the prevention, assessment, and management of student-athletes with respect to sports-related concussions (SRC), but even I have neglected to thoroughly review/discuss the psychological aspects of concussive events. Introduction Concussions, a minor traumatic brain injury that may occur when the head hits an object, are a huge problem in football in high schools and lower levels today. Concussions are very common in football, concussions have a huge negative effect on the brain, and parents and schools are worried about their kids safety.
As high school and college sports seasons kick off this fall, coaches, fans, parents (and athletes themselves) might think of concussions as a risk relegated to football players. But as researchers dig deeper into data on head injuries, they are finding elevated rates of concussions in other sports as well. The Impact Of 'Concussion': High School Football Player Changes Course John Castello had a full scholarship to play college football — but .
1. Introduction. Sports-related head injury has received significantly more attention over the past few years. The effects of repeated concussions have been demonstrated in a number of high-profile athletes Grady, , LaPointe, With multimillion dollars and careers at stake, professional athletic associations have supported the implementation of preseason baseline testing and. A concussion may be caused by a blow, bump or jolt to the head, or by any fall or hit that jars the brain. This invisible injury disrupts the way the brain normally works by affecting mental stamina, as the brain must work longer and harder even to complete simple tasks.
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The major concern for high school athletes and concussion is the fact the brain is still immature and developing at the time of the injury.
It is still unknown the impact a teenage concussion can have on proper neurological development. Get this from a library. The impact of concussions on high school athletes: the local perspective: field hearing before the Subcommittee on Healthy Families and Communities, Committee on Education and Labor, U.S.
House of Representatives, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, second session, hearing held in Selden, NY, Septem [United States. ''Proebstle has written a haunting study of the tragic outcome of concussions in amateur football. His brother, Dick, suffered a number of concussions playing high school and college football.
Proebstle shows that it isn't always the NFL stars who suffer the devastating fate of Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy/5(31). The Impact of Concussions on High School Athletes Hearing Before the Committee on Education and Labor, U.S.
House of Representatives, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, Second Session, Hearing Held in Washington, DC, (Book): United States. Potentially catastrophic if not detected early, concussions have ended the careers of many notable professional players--and it's estimated that in high school football alone, about 1 in 5 players 5/5(1).
Concussion, the most common form of traumatic brain injury, has been linked to an increased risk of depression and suicide in adults. Now new research suggests high school students. High School–Age Athletes.
Five studies of high school athletes compared symptom presentations, and three compared neurocognitive findings. Schatz and colleagues () compared baseline symptoms of high school athletes who had no reported concussions with athletes who had had one concussion and athletes who had had two or more.
The athletes with a history of two or more concussions. METHODS: High school athletes (n = ) underwent baseline neuropsychological evaluation between andassigned to independent groups on the basis of concussion history: athletes with no concussion history or present medical and/or neuropsychological complaints (n = 82), symptom-free athletes who experienced one (n = 56) or two or more.
According to Dr. Michael Collins, "the study indicates for the first time in the high school athlete population that prior concussions may indeed lower the threshold for subsequent concussion injury and increase symptom severity in even seemingly mild subsequent concussions." Researchers found that athletes with three or more concussions were nine times more likely to suffer more severe concussion symptoms (e.g., loss of consciousness.
Much less has been written about the impact on athletes at the high school level. This month, researchers from the University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Nursing and School of Medicine and Public Health are launching a pilot study aimed at teasing out the academic effects of concussions on younger athletes.
In a number of high-profile cases, head injuries of professional and young athletes have led to illness and death. This book helps readers grasp the mounting evidence about the health effects of concussions. It explores the recent efforts by doctors, scientists, lawmakers, and sports leaders to help protect athletes from this dangerous injury.
Impact of concussions on high school athletes iii, 65 p. (OCoLC) Microfiche: United States. Congress. House. Committee on Education and Labor. Impact of concussions on high school athletes iii, 65 p.
(OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource: Document Type: Book. A team of researchers from the Center for Injury Research and Policy that studied concussions among high-school athletes concluded in a report that the rise in diagnoses resulted from greater.
The majority of sports-related youth concussions are the result of severe collisions sustained during football-related activities; for example, approximately 47% of high school football players are diagnosed with concussions each season, and the majority of those. Concussions were the second most common injury among high school student-athletes during the school year (behind ankle strains and sprains), according to the National High School Sports-Related Injury Surveillance Study, overseen by the Center for Injury Research and Policy at Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus, Ohio.
The effects of concussions on athletes vary based on the severity of the injury and the individual who sustained it. Some of the most common symptoms reported are problems with attention span, short term memory loss, and trouble making decisions. Concussions: Headgear For High School Words | 7 Pages.
Concussions: Headgear for High School Hunter Brock Harrison Mr. Brian Wayne Townsend 11th Grade English 5 March Concussions: Headgear for High School Introduction- Specialized headgear and better concussion protocol should be utilized in high school sports to prevent serious brain injuries.
Title of Synthesis Project: Effects of Cumulative Concussions on High School and College Athletes and Concussion Prevention Strategies Read and Approved by: Date: 4/11/17 Accepted by the Department of Kinesiology, Sport Studies, and Physical Education, The.
The NFHS has teamed up with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to educate coaches, officials, parents and students on the importance of proper concussion recognition and management in high school sports.
This course highlights the impact of sports-related concussion on athletes, teaches how to recognize a suspected concussion, and provides protocols to manage a suspected concussion with steps to help players return to play safely after a concussion. The study found trends in concussion rates not only for football but also more than a dozen other sports, including soccer, ice hockey and cheerleading —.
Data from MCPS shows that high school student-athletes were diagnosed with concussions during the school year, an average of nearly 15 for each of the county’s 25 high. Notify the athlete's parents or guardians about the possible concussion. Keep athlete out of play and only allow to return once they have been fully cleared of the injury.
It is vital for school staff to be educated on concussion identification and management because of the potentially huge short and long-term impact on a student’s health.The focus and attention on concussion research has shifted public interest to high school athletes that sustain concussions.
High school athletes have historically lacked the ability to recognize the signs and symptoms of concussions. This has caused an underreporting of head injuries, making athletes more susceptible to further injury and.