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 University
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