Sports-Related Concussions in Youth
Publisher: National Academies Press 2013
Number of pages: 305
In the past decade, few issues at the intersection of medicine and sports have had as high a profile or have generated as much public interest as sports-related concussions. Concussion, from the Latin concutere (to shake violently) is the most common type of traumatic brain injury.
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