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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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However, in surveyed gym classes, concussion rates were 4.
International cricket has been slow to react to concussion, and there is far more that could be done to reduce risks," Brukner said.
All patients were assessed according to a standardized concussion protocol that involved a neurologic exam and validated concussion evaluation testing, including the ImPACT and the Sports Concussion Assessment Tool (SCAT) tests.
The workshop tackled the latest issues related to concussion and offered comprehensive training to healthcare providers on Aspetar's protocol to help identify and treat concussion injuries in sports, on and off the field.
In addition, concussion symptoms were evaluated through parent and child Sports Concussion Assessment Tool (SCAT-3) surveys, a standardized tool commonly used to evaluate injured children for concussion and to guide clinical decision-making.
When a player is diagnosed with a concussion, he cannot return to the field for the rest of the game.
In gender matched sports, girls experienced significantly higher concussion rates than boys.
Managing Concussions in Schools: A Guide to Recognition, Response, and Leadership
This is surprising because Pakistan's most commonly played sports like cricket, field hockey and squash are contact sports with a moderate rate of concussion, whereas the traditional sport of Kabaddi has a surprisingly high concussion rate with 32% of the injuries.
Football is the leading cause of concussion in high school athletes, followed by girls' soccer, boys' lacrosse, and boys' soccer, and although data are limited, rugby and ice hockey are also thought to account for high rates of concussion (Halstead et al.