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Concussions and headgear

Concussions and Headgear

Tyler Kohmetscher


Definition

Definition

  • A concussion is a type of traumatic brain injury that is caused by a blow to the head or body, a fall, or another injury that jars or shakes the brain inside the skull


Signs and symptoms

Signs and Symptoms

  • Thinking and remembering

    • Feeling slowed down

    • Not thinking clearly

    • Not being able to remember new information

    • Not being able to concentrate

  • Physical

    • Fuzzy or blurry vision

    • Headache

    • Sensitivity to light or noise

    • Feeling tired or having no energy

    • Dizziness

    • Balance problems

    • Nausea and vomiting


Signs and symptoms cont

Signs and Symptoms (cont)

  • Emotional and mood

    • Sad

    • Easily upset or angered

    • More emotional

    • Nervous or anxious

  • Sleep

    • Sleeping less than usual

    • Sleeping more than usual

    • Having a hard time falling asleep


Factors affecting concussions bps model

Factors affecting Concussions BPS Model

  • Biological

    • Female

    • Child

  • Psychological

    • Having to “suck it up” for parents, coaches

    • Pressure to perform

  • Social

    • Relationships with parents or coaches

    • Live up to social gender roles

      • Males show no signs of weakness


Diagnosis

Diagnosis

  • ImPACT Test

    • Taken at beginning of year before beginning athletics

    • Baseline to test if you experienced concussion later

    • Memory, attention span, and reaction time

  • Physician

    • Check for attention span, memory and reaction time


Headgear

Headgear

  • Became popular in the 2003 Women’s World Cup

  • Resembles an enlarged headband

  • Weighs less then 2 ounces

  • Covers forehead, temple, and occipital bone in the back of the head


Stats for headgear

Stats for Headgear

  • In a population studied,

    • 47.8% had experienced symptoms of a concussion during the current soccer year.

    • 26.9% of athletes who wore headgear had concussions

    • 52.8% of those who did not wear headgear had concussions

    • More than one concussion was experienced by 50.0% of the concussed headgear athletes

    • 69.3% of the concussed No-head gear group had experience more than one concussion


Pros and cons

Pros and Cons

  • Pros

    • Prevents concussions

    • Makes you more confident in playing harder

    • Not scare

  • Cons

    • Not comfortable

    • Makes you look not very “cool”

    • Can still suffer concussion whether wearing it or not


References

References

  • Concussion - WebMD: Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prevention. (n.d.). WebMD - Better information. Better health. Retrieved November 7, 2012, from http://www.webmd.com/brain/tc/traumatic-brain-injury-concussion-overview

  • Broglio, S., Yu, Y., Broglio, M., & Sell, T. (n.d.). The Efficacy of Soccer Headgear. National Center for Biotechnology Information. Retrieved November 7, 2012, from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/P


References1

References

  • LONGMAN, J. (n.d.). The New York Times > Sports > Soccer > Soccer Headgear: Does It Do Any Good? The New York Times - Breaking News, World News & Multimedia. Retrieved November 7, 2012, from http://www.nytimes.com/2004/11/27/sports/soccer/27soccer.html?_r=2&

  • Sarafino, E. P., & Smith, T. W. (2012). Health psychology: biopsychosocial interactions (7th ed.). Hoboken, N.J.: Wiley.


References2

References

  • Concussion. (n.d.). MedicineNet. Retrieved December 12, 2013, from http://www.medicinenet.com/brain_concussion/page4.htm

  • Delaney, S., & Drummond, R. (2008). The effect of protective headgear on head injuries and concussions in adolescent football (soccer) players. British Journal of Sports Medicine, 42(2), 110-115. Retrieved December 13, 2012, from the Academic Search Premier database.


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