Sport-Related Concussions. Definition of Concussion. Post-traumatic impairment of neural status/brain is violently shook against the skull Also called Mild Traumatic Brain Injury (MTBI) Defined also as he got his “clock cleaned”, “bell rung ”; “leveled” , “seeing stars” .
NHL Protocol for Concussion Evaluation and Management Protocol was revised Mar. 16, 2011
This revision takes players suspect of concussions to a quiet place to be evaluated
Traditionally, players were examined on the bench
e.g. Sydney Crosby, Eric Lindros, Scott Stevens, etc.