Head Games: Football's Concussion Crisis from the NFL to Youth Leagues

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Chris Nowinski, 2006 - Health & Fitness - 195 pages
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Few people realize that most NFL players are suffering multiple concussions during their career, and shocking new studies reveal that these players suffer higher rates of depression, cognitive disorders, and Alzheimer's disease. But the true concussion crisis is in youth sports, where children die every year and many more are impaired for life. The author shows parents, players, and coaches what a concussion is, how to identify its symptoms, and when it is safe to return to the field. Most important, he shows how the game whould be changed before anyone else's life is altered forever.--Cover, p. [4].
  

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Review: Head Games: Football's Concussion Crisis from the NFL to Youth Leagues

User Review  - Heide Island - Goodreads

Excellent coverage of the science, policy, history and risk associated with sports and concussion. Read full review

Review: Head Games: Football's Concussion Crisis from the NFL to Youth Leagues

User Review  - Cassidy - Goodreads

Head Games might be the single thing that assured me I was going to college for the right reasons. Concussions fascinate me, and Christopher Nowinski did his research when he wrote this amazing book ... Read full review

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