concussion

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concussion

a jarring of the brain, caused by a blow or a fall, usually resulting in loss of consciousness

concussion

[kən′kəsh·ən]
(engineering)
Shock waves in the air caused by an explosion underground or at the surface or by a heavy blow directly to the ground surface during excavation, quarrying, or blasting operations.
(medicine)
A state of shock following traumatic injury, especially cerebral trauma, in which there is temporary functional impairment without physical evidence of damage to impaired tissues.
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ISS Number of patients From the From studied group Control II 41 1 0 34 1 0 29 5 2 24 3 2 22 6 5 17 6 5 14 6 1 9 14 0 Table 3: Concentrations of lipid peroxidation products: thiobarbituric acid reactive substances (TBARS) and conjugated dienes (CD); activities of antioxidant enzymes: superoxide dismutase (SOD), glutathione peroxidase (GPx), and catalase (CAT); concentration of reduced glutathione (GSH), as well as creatine kinase (CK) activity in healthy volunteers (Control I), patients with cerebral concussion (Control II), and patients with injured cervical part of the spinal cord before and 7days after the surgery (studied group).
Cerebral concussions frequently affect athletes in both contact and non-contact sports.
Postconcussional disorder is a syndrome that follows from a traumatic brain injury that involves a cerebral concussion sufficiently severe to result in the loss of consciousness (Kaplan & Sadock, 1998).
Strauss and Savitsky (1934) coined the term "post-concussion syndrome" to represent the notion of cerebral concussion in the absence of a loss of consciousness.
Detecting altered postural control after cerebral concussion in athletes with normal postural stability.
The most relevant acute consequence is the knock-out, which is related to cerebral concussion.