They can be caused by poor training, accidents and improper protective gear. In some cases, they can arise from secondary health effects, particularly chronic conditions. Lack of warm-up exercises before playing can also cause…
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Although most people do not lose their consciousness, there is a tendency to forget events prior to or immediately after concussions. In some cases, individuals sustaining concussions simply feel confused. A concussion may not be life-threatening, but it can have very serious effects on an individual’s health (Cornell University).
The symptoms of concussion are rare to notice. In most cases, it is difficult to tell if someone has sustained concussion especially if there are no bruises on the head. However, there are some signs that manifest in most patients who have sustained concussion. Some of the physical signs include nausea, vomiting, persistent headaches, dizziness, high sensitivity to light, blurred vision, tiredness, and balance problems. Some of the emotional signs include sadness, anxiety, bad mood, and unusually high temper. Young children with concussions can develop prolonged headaches, cry more than usual, change the way they act or play, develop sad mood, and lose interest in their usual activities. They can also lose new skills such as toilet training. In addition, they can have trouble while walking or even lose their balance. Moreover, they can easily be upset or lose their tempers (Cornell University).
The long-term effects of concussions depend on the severity of the injury, subsequent treatment, and the age of the athlete. Concussions caused by severe injuries often take very long periods to heal. Similarly, untreated symptoms of concussions may take a long period to subside. Additionally, very young athletes take more time than adults to recover from concussions (Cornell University).
Second impact syndrome occurs mostly in young athletes, particularly the ones under the age of 18. It usually arises when an individual sustains a concussion before recovering completely from a prior brain injury. The second concussion interrupts cerebral blood flow, subsequently triggering vascular engorgement, herniation of the brain, and increased
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Student Name Instructor Name Course Date Title of Paper Football is currently one of the most popular youth sports in the United States, even though it has a high rate of injury; and, between 1990 and 2007, football-related injuries rose 26.5% (Nation et al.
In human body, there is a fluid called bursa sac, which exists between the joints of the body, in order to smooth out movements and minimize the friction. Inflammation of this liquid result in one of the most common repetitive motion injuries called Bursitis (Vigorita et al., 2007).
Team physicians have been employed for many years but it was in the late years of the 20th century that it emerged as a distinct entity in the world of medicine. Due to the demand of additional training in this particular field of sports medicine there was an establishment of fellowship programs at UCLA, Cleveland clinic and Michigan state university.
Negligence will occur when there has been a breach of the duty of care. A breach will occur when (a) the damage is foreseeable (b) there is a sufficiently proximate relationship between the parties and (c) it is fair, just and reasonable to impose such a duty.4
Yet another group of athletes rely on drugs in order to reach at the predetermined destination but gradually it destroys their vitality and vigor and throws them out of the track forever. Many people show great interest in sports and they express their
ittle was known with regards to what the long-term effect of sustained brain injury might be, the results that have been gleaned over the past several years, and the results of which that have been published within various forms of news media, have been able to convincingly link
abilitation processes following sports injuries and athletes need various kinds of psychological attitudes that would improve and speed up the rehabilitation process. Thus, the research is focused on the importance of the psychological factors, how effective they are, and what
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