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Concussion Prezi

Speech on concussions and what should be done.

Collin Bisenius

on 29 September 2012

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Transcript of Concussion Prezi

Collin Bisenius Concussions Concussions have a higher rate per athlete in cycling and women's ice hockey than football.

How long concussion symptoms last
21 days or more

Concussions have more affects than just a headache
depression, anxiety, and personality changes. What you probably don't know What you Probably Already Know Physical
Blurred vision
Difficulty with motor skillz

Mood swings
Frustration Short Term Affects Just a Ding? Walk it off Just a ding? Concussions cause headaches
Concussions are a injury to the brain
Happens a lot in football and other physical sports "Concussion Facts | Sports Concussion Institute." Concussion Facts | Sports Concussion Institute. N.p., 2012. Web. 27 Sept. 2012. <http://www.concussiontreatment.com/concussionfacts.html>.
"NFL Concussion Statistics: 2010 to 2011 | Personal Injury Attorney Bruce A. Hagen | Atlanta, GA." NFL Concussion Statistics: 2010 to 2011 | Personal Injury Attorney Bruce A. Hagen | Atlanta, GA. N.p., n.d. Web. 27 Sept. 2012. <http://www.hagen-law.com/nfl-concussion-statistics/>.
Romero, Melissa. "Ten Facts You Should Know About Concussions | Health | Washingtonian." Washingtonian. N.p., 15 Sept. 2011. Web. 28 Sept. 2012. <http://www.washingtonian.com/blogs/wellbeing/health/ten-facts-you-should-know-about-concussions.php>.
Lash, Marilyn. "Concussion Affects Students and Athletes in School and at Home." Enzinearticles. N.p., 13 Aug. 2010. Web. 28 Sept. 2012. <http://ezinearticles.com/?Concussion-Affects-Students-and-Athletes-in-School-and-at-Home&id=4856076>.
Caruso, Kevin`. "Concussions Can Lead to Suicide - Suicide.org!" Concussions Can Lead to Suicide - Suicide.org! Suicide.org, n.d. Web. 28 Sept. 2012. <http://www.suicide.org/concussions-can-lead-to-suicide.html>. Works Cited Cognitive Effects Difficulty in hearing
Trouble communicating with others
Spacing off/ Focus issues
Memory loss
Reaction time
Difficulty talking Long term memory loss
Emotional distress
Increased risk of suicide
Slowing in motor skills Long Term Affects Junior Seau Ray Easterling Signs of Concussions/ What you can do. Signs
Headache or pressure in the head
Blank stare
Ringing in the ears
Slurred speech

What you can do?
When in doubt, pull them out! What Other Affects do Concussions Have? The brain shakes violently against the skull
Headaches, nausea, and vomiting are just a few symptoms
Alters the way the brain works
The brain endures a lot of rapid force which makes concussions so serious
How many G's does the brain endure??
What Happens During
a Concussion?
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