There is no question that head injury is the number one issue in
sport today. As a researcher, I know how important it is to prevent
these types of injury. Concussed! is a real look at what we are up
against and helps guide us through the journey of a
concussion. - Dr. William
Montelpare, University of Leeds (England) and Lakehead
NHL star Keith Primeau and Kerry Goulet, a former star player
in the German Hockey League, have made it their lifelong journey to
educate parents, coaches and especially sports players about how
even one concussion can have serious physical and mental effects.
They have great advice on how to cope with sports-related head
injuries in children and youth, with tips on: symptoms to look for,
what to do when you suspect a concussion, guidelines for return to
play and the possible long-term effects.
Read Keith's story about "Living with a Concussion" as well as
the true stories of athletes and families who are living daily with
the effects of being concussed.
The issue of concussions in sport is so prevalent that we need
more awareness from all of us. Concussed! is the answer. It is
concise, detailed and gives you a personal look into dealing with
concussions. - James Duthie, TSN