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Titolo:
The cumulative effect of repetitive concussion in sports
Autore:
Rabadi, MH; Jordan, BD;
Indirizzi:
Burke Rehabil Hosp, Brain Injury Program, White Plains, NY 10605 USA BurkeRehabil Hosp White Plains NY USA 10605 , White Plains, NY 10605 USA Cornell Univ, Weill Med Coll, Dept Neurol, New York, NY USA Cornell Univ New York NY USA ill Med Coll, Dept Neurol, New York, NY USA
Titolo Testata:
CLINICAL JOURNAL OF SPORT MEDICINE
fascicolo: 3, volume: 11, anno: 2001,
pagine: 194 - 198
SICI:
1050-642X(200107)11:3<194:TCEORC>2.0.ZU;2-F
Fonte:
ISI
Lingua:
ENG
Soggetto:
APOLIPOPROTEIN-E EPSILON-4; TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY; AMATEUR BOXING LEAD; SOCCER PLAYERS; DEMENTIA-PUGILISTICA; COMPUTED-TOMOGRAPHY; FOOTBALL PLAYERS; PROFESSIONAL BOXERS; NECK INJURIES; ICE HOCKEY;
Keywords:
chronic traumatic brain injury; concussion; boxing; football; soccer; ice hockey; martial arts;
Tipo documento:
Article
Natura:
Periodico
Settore Disciplinare:
Clinical Medicine
Citazioni:
59
Recensione:
Indirizzi per estratti:
Indirizzo: Jordan, BD Burke Rehabil Hosp, Brain Injury Program, 785 Mamaroneck Ave, White Plains, NY 10605 USA Burke Rehabil Hosp 785 Mamaroneck Ave White Plains NY USA 10605
Citazione:
M.H. Rabadi e B.D. Jordan, "The cumulative effect of repetitive concussion in sports", CLIN J SPOR, 11(3), 2001, pp. 194-198

Abstract

The increased popularity of contact sports worldwide exposes a large number of participants to both acute and chronic traumatic brain injury. Chronictraumatic brain injury (CTBI) represents the cumulative, long-term neurological consequences of repetitive concussive and subconcussive blows to the brain. Although this condition has been described primarily in boxing, it may be anticipated in other contact sports such as soccer, football, ice hockey, and the martial arts. Since treatment options in CTBI are relatively limited, the prevention of CTBI is of paramount importance. Minimizing the frequency and severity of acute brain injury in sport a ill Is instrumental in accomplishing this peal. The prevention of CTBI will need to be sport specific and a ill undoubtedly rely on limiting the exposure of high-risk athletes, utilizing of protective equipment. enforcing strict rule adherence, training and supervising athletes, and increasing medical surveillance.

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