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The Heads-up on Sport Concussion by Gary Solomon, Karen Johnston, Mark, Ph.D. Lovell

The Heads-up on Sport Concussion

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The Heads-up on Sport Concussion by Gary Solomon, Karen Johnston, Mark, Ph.D. Lovell

Reference for physiotherapists, rehabilitation professionals, coaches and athletes. This book offers strategies for recognising and treating cases of sport concussion, and provides a comprehensive review of the current literature on the subject of sport concussion and directs the reader to appropriate research resources. The text details what happens when the brain is injured, covers sport specific issues, outlines the best assessment and evaluation tools and provides essential information for athletes, coaches and parents.

About the Author

Gary Soloman a neuropsychologist with more than twenty years experience of treating patients with head injuries. He is a member of the International Neuropsychological Society, the Academy of Neuropsychology and the American Neuropsychiatric Association. Karen Johnstone is director of the concussion programme at McGill Sport Medicine Centre and a neurosurgeon with the Montreal General Hospital and Neurological Hospitals in Montreal, Quebec. She also serves as a neurosurgeon and consultant to various sporting leagues and federations. Mark Lovell is assistant professor of orthopaedics at the University of Pittsburgh, where he is also Director of their Sports Medicine Concussion Programme. He acts as a neuropsychological consultant for various organisations, including the International Olympic Committee.

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Publication date

31st December 2005


Gary Solomon, Karen Johnston, Mark, Ph.D. Lovell

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Human Kinetics Publishers


152 pages
Interest Age: From 18 To 99


Sports injuries & medicine
Neurology & clinical neurophysiology



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