Kids, Sports, and Concussion: A Guide for Coaches and Parents, 2nd Edition

by
Lyle Micheli
William Paul Meehan IIIauthor
Kids, Sports, and Concussion: A Guide for Coaches and Parents, 2nd Edition

20180228

Praeger

Pages 240
Topics Health and Wellness

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Kids, Sports, and Concussion: A Guide for Coaches and Parents, 2nd Edition

Author(s): Meehan III, William;
Contributors: Meehan III, William;
Abstract:

A comprehensive summary of sport-related concussion for parents, coaches, and athletes that considers the physics and biology behind the injury, identifies what can be done to reduce the risk of its occurrence, and describes how to properly respond to a suspected concussion.


• Provides a detailed but easy-to-understand, jargon-free explanation of types of trauma and the forces that result in a concussion as well as what happens to brain cells when the brain suffers a concussion

• Presents the facts about sport-related concussion and the potential for cumulative effects of sport-related concussions, including a discussion about chronic traumatic encephalopathy

• Informs athletes, parents, and coaches about ways in which to prepare for a possible concussion, how to respond to a potential concussion, and steps to take to decrease the risk of a concussion injury

SortTitle: kids, sports, and concussion: a guide for coaches and parents, 2nd edition
Edition: 2
Keyword(s): Health and Wellness
Author Info:
Lyle Micheli
William Paul Meehan IIIauthor
eISBN-13: 9781440858031
Cover Image URL: ~~FreeAttachments/9781440858031.jpg
Print ISBN-13: 9781440858024
Imprint: Praeger
Pages: 240
Publication Date: 20180228