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Truth Doesn't Have a Side: My Alarming Discovery about the Danger of Contact ...

Bennet Omalu - Sports & Recreation - 2017 - 304 pages
One day in 2002 the fifty-year old body of former Pittsburgh Steeler and hall of famer Mike Webster was laid on a cold table in front of pathologist Dr. Bennet Omalu. Webster’s ...
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Brain Injuries in Football

Stephanie Watson - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2014 - 112 pages
This title examines how brain injuries in football affect individuals and society, investigates how people are working to avoid such serious injuries in sports, and analyzes ...
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Concussion

Jeanne Marie Laskas - Brain - 2015 - 288 pages
In 2002, forensic pathologist Dr. Bennet Omalu picked up a scalpel in a Pittsburgh morgue and made a discovery that would rattle America. The body on the slab in front of him ...
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Head Games: Football's Concussion Crisis from the NFL to Youth Leagues

Christopher Nowinski - Health & Fitness - 2006 - 195 pages
America's favorite sport has a serious problem. Many of the NFL's top players--including Troy Aikman, Steve Young, Merril Hoge, Ted Johnson, Al Toon, and Wayne Chrebet--have ...
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Kids, Sports, and Concussion: A Guide for Coaches and Parents

William P. Meehan - HEALTH & FITNESS - 2011 - 192 pages
This comprehensive, reader-friendly book written by a top physician in the field explains to coaches and parents how to understand, cope with, and prevent sport-related ...
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Concussion: by Jeanne Marie Laskas | Summary & Analysis

Instaread - Medical - 2016 - 37 pages
Concussion by Jeanne Marie Laskas | Summary & Analysis Preview: Concussion by Jeanne Marie Laskas chronicles the story of Dr. Bennet Omalu, a Nigerian-born forensic pathologist ...
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The Heads-up on Sport Concussion

Gary S. Solomon, Karen M. Johnston, Mark R. Lovell - Health & Fitness - 2006 - 139 pages
Concussions happen at all levels of sport, from the earliest levels through the professional ranks. Potentially catastrophic if not detected early, concussions have ended the ...
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League of Denial: The NFL, Concussions, and the Battle for Truth

Mark Fainaru-Wada, Steve Fainaru - Sports & Recreation - 2013 - 432 pages
“PROFESSIONAL FOOTBALL PLAYERS DO NOT SUSTAIN FREQUENT REPETITIVE BLOWS TO THE BRAIN ON A REGULAR BASIS.” So concluded the National Football League in a December 2005 ...
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The Concussion Crisis: Anatomy of a Silent Epidemic

Linda Carroll, David Rosner - Medical - 2011 - 336 pages
FOR FAR TOO LONG, the menace of concussions has been hidden in plain sight. On playing fields across America, lives are being derailed by seemingly innocuous jolts to the head ...
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