UCLA Steve Tisch BrainSPORT Program
Symptoms of concussion in children can vary from headaches or lack of sleep to withdrawal and isolation
How can athletes in contact sports protect their cognitive health?
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When it comes to youth sports, concussions have not always been taken seriously. That’s changing rapidly, however, as athletes, coaches and parents are becoming much more aware of the seriousness of these brain injuries. That’s a positive development, because concussions can cause long-term problems with brain function – especially [...]
https://youtu.be/VQ6TCM7jlus Severe bumps to the head can happen during sports practice, kids’ play dates and even household accidents. Knowing when to seek care for head injuries can mean the difference between a full recovery and a lifelong disability or death. Dr. Paul Vespa, director of UCLA Health’s neurocritical [...]