Concussion
Concussion, from the Latin concutere ("to shake violently") or concussus ("action of striking together"), is the most common type of traumatic brain injury. The terms mild brain injury, mild traumatic...
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Concussion / Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
This 3D medical animation shows and explains the mechanism for mild traumatic brain injury, which includes concussion injuries. Two types of coup-contrecoup injury are shown: low-speed coup-countreco...
Dave Mirra: A Hero's Death And CTE's Arrival
BMX pioneer Dave Mirra is the first action sports athlete to be diagnosed with CTE. In an exclusive interview, his wife, Lauren Mirra, speaks about his diagnosis, his last weeks and his legacy.
Brain Disease CTE Found In 87 Deceased NFL Players
Researchers say they've identified a brain disease believed to be associated with repeated head injuries and concussions in a total of 87 out of 91 former NFL players who had donated their brains to s...
Video: The Invisible Bike Helmet
Wearing a bike helmet has never been the most fashionable thing in the world, but for a long time there was no other option when it came to protecting your head. Two Danish design students (Anna Haupt...
Four Months After a Concussion, Your Brain Still Looks Different Than Before
Researchers have found neurological abnormalities that persist long after the symptoms of a concussion have faded away
League of Denial: The NFL’s Concussion Crisis | PBS Frontline
PBS Frontline reveals the hidden story of the NFL and brain injuries...
FRONTLINE | "League of Denial" | PBS
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Concussion grading systems
Concussion grading systems are sets of criteria used in sports medicine to determine the severity, or grade, of a concussion, the mildest form of traumatic brain injury. At least 16 such systems exist...
Post-concussion syndrome
Post-concussion syndrome, also known as postconcussive syndrome or PCS, is a set of symptoms that may continue for weeks, months, or a year or more after a concussion – a minor form of traumatic ...
Post-concussion syndrome - Wikipedia
Chronic traumatic encephalopathy
Chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) is a form of encephalopathy that is a progressive degenerative disease, which can currently only be definitively diagnosed postmortem, in individuals with a hist...
Dementia pugilistica
Dementia pugilistica (DP) is a neurodegenerative disease with features of dementia that may affect amateur or professional boxers, wrestlers as well as athletes in other sports who suffer concussions...
Dementia pugilistica - Wikipedia
Second-impact syndrome
Second-impact syndrome (SIS) occurs when the brain swells rapidly, and catastrophically, after a person suffers a second concussion before symptoms from an earlier one have subsided. This second blow ...
Prevention of concussions
Prevention of mild traumatic brain injury involves taking general measures to prevent traumatic brain injury, such as wearing seat belts and using airbags in cars. Older people are encouraged to try t...
League of Denial
League of Denial is a book and subsequent documentary film, about traumatic brain injury in the National Football League (NFL), particularly concussions and chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE). The...
League of Denial - Wikipedia
Dave Mirra: A Hero's Death And CTE's Arrival
BMX pioneer Dave Mirra is the first action sports athlete to be diagnosed with CTE. In an exclusive interview, his wife, Lauren Mirra, speaks about his diagnosis, his last weeks and his legacy.
Video: The Invisible Bike Helmet
Wearing a bike helmet has never been the most fashionable thing in the world, but for a long time there was no other option when it came to protecting your head. Two Danish design students (Anna Haupt...
Motorcycle helmet
A motorcycle helmet is a type of helmet (protective headgear) used by motorcycle riders. The primary goal of a motorcycle helmet is motorcycle safety - to protect the rider's head during impact, thus ...
Motorcycle helmet - Wikipedia
League of Denial: The NFL’s Concussion Crisis | PBS Frontline
PBS Frontline reveals the hidden story of the NFL and brain injuries...
Bicycle helmets by country
The wearing of bicycle helmets, and attitudes towards their use vary around the world. Compulsory use of helmets has often been proposed and is the subject of much dispute (see Bicycle helmet law...
Bicycle helmets by country - Wikipedia
Association football headgear
Association football headgear is worn by association football players to protect the head from injury. The headgear is designed to absorb the impact of blows to the head by external physical forces in...
Hockey helmet
A hockey helmet is worn by players of ice hockey and inline hockey to help protect the head from potential injury when hit by the puck, sticks, skates, boards, other players, or the ice.
Hockey he...
Hockey helmet - Wikipedia
Football helmet
The football helmet is a piece of protective equipment used mainly in American football and Canadian football. It consists of a hard plastic shell with thick padding on the inside, a face mask made of...
Football helmet - Wikipedia
Bicycle helmet
A bicycle helmet is designed to attenuate impacts to the head of a cyclist in falls while minimizing side effects such as interference with peripheral vision. There is ongoing scientific research into...
Bicycle helmet - Wikipedia
Ski helmet
A ski helmet is a helmet specifically designed and constructed for winter sports. Use was rare until about 2000, but by about 2010 the great majority of skiers and snowboarders in the US and Europe we...
Ski helmet - Wikipedia