2014

Concussions in Athletics

From Brain to Behavior

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ISBN: 978-1-4939-0294-1 (Print) 978-1-4939-0295-8 (Online)

Table of contents (22 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xv

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    Pages 1-19

    Introduction

  3. Evaluation of Concussions—Current Development

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      Pages 21-21

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      Pages 23-33

      Consequences of Ignorance and Arrogance for Mismanagement of Sports-Related Concussions: Short- and Long-Term Complications

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      Pages 35-48

      Neuropsychological Testing in Sports Concussion Management: An Evidence-Based Model when Baseline Is Unavailable

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      Pages 49-68

      Feasibility of Virtual Reality for Assessment of Neurocognitive, Executive, and Motor Functions in Concussion

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      Pages 69-87

      Feasibility of Electroencephalography for Direct Assessment of Concussion

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      Pages 89-112

      The Relevance of Assessing Cerebral Metabolic Recovery for a Safe Return to Play Following Concussion

  4. Biomechanical Mechanisms of Concussion and Helmets

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 113-113

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      Pages 115-137

      The Biomechanics of Concussion: 60 Years of Experimental Research

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      Pages 139-165

      Acute and Lingering Impairments in Post-concussion Postural Control

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      Pages 167-178

      Biomechanical Studies of Impact and Helmet Protection

  5. Neural Substrates, Biomarkers, and Brain Imaging of Concussion Research

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 179-179

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      Pages 181-204

      Neuropathology of Mild Traumatic Brain Injury: Relationship to Structural Neuroimaging Findings

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      Pages 205-215

      Metabolic Dysfunction Following Traumatic Brain Injury

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      Pages 217-234

      Advanced Neuroimaging of Mild Traumatic Brain Injury

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      Pages 235-248

      Biomarkers for Concussion

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      Pages 249-270

      Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Mild Traumatic Brain Injury

  6. Pediatric Sport-Related Concussions

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 271-271

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      Pages 273-287

      Predicting Postconcussive Symptoms After Mild Traumatic Brain Injury in Children and Adolescents

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      Pages 289-301

      Long-Term Effects of Pediatric Mild Traumatic Brain Injury

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      Pages 303-310

      Neuropsychological Assessment of Sports-Related Concussion: Pediatric Challenges

  7. Clinical Management and Rehabilitation of Concussions

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 311-311

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      Pages 313-329

      Management of Collegiate Sport-Related Concussions

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      Pages 331-344

      Sports-Related Subconcussive Head Trauma

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      Pages 345-361

      The Role of the Quantitative EEG in the Diagnosis and Rehabilitation of the Traumatic Brain Injured Patients

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