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Concussions

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Lisa Beltramello

on 17 September 2012

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Transcript of Concussions

Concussions Can occur in ANY sport A brain injury:
From contact with another player, hitting a hard surface such as the ground, ice, or floor, or being hit a piece of equipment such as a bat, lacrosse stick, or field hockey ball Can happen if you don't lose consciousness NCAA is providing $400,000 to researchers to study:
Contact Sports
Non-contact Sports
Long-term health Those involved include University of Michigan, the Medical College of Wisconsin, UCLA, and UNC Chapel Hill 1,000 male and female college athletes Long-term effects have become a topic of heated discussion due to chronic traumatic encephalopathy Athletes revered for being tough Issue: Playing through Pain Increase in awareness
Baseline testing
New equipment/technology These times they are a-changin' Will high-contact sports disappear in the future? Topic: Differences between private school AD's and public school AD's. Final Project Topic Plan of Action:
Interview athletic directors in different schools in Milwaukee
Shadow athletic director(s) for a day to get a glimpse in a day of the life Questions to ask:
What types of jobs do you have?
What skills does it take to become an AD?
Favorite part/least favorite part?
Private schools compete in same conference as public schools?
Private schools can recruit?
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