“I miss my mind and my body” This poignant but accurate statement of my daughter’s is her description of her post-concussion world. In January 2012, my daughter, Caitlin, two-time Olympic
Students with concussions, particularly those who have suffered multiple concussions, often have trouble retaining new information and retrieving information when needed, such as when taking a test or answering a
Even when a student-athlete has recovered enough from a concussion to return to the classroom (which most experts now say can occur after only a few days at home, and
Student-athletes who experience lingering concussion symptoms and their parents worry more about the negative effect of concussion on learning and school performance, report more school-related problems, and more classes posing difficulty than
According to the most recent international consensus statement on concussion in sport, return to play (RTP) after a child or teen suffers a sport concussion should be a step-by-step, graduated, exercise-limited,
It has been an exciting week for those of us who worked so hard over the past two years to produce The Smartest Team: Making High School Football Safer.
An overwhelming majority of both athletes returning to the classroom after a concussion and their parents are “very concerned” that academic performance will be negatively affected, finds a recent survey. Majorities
The following are remarks by MomsTEAM Institute Executive Director Brooke de Lench to a national sports concussion conference in Marina Del Ray, California in 2008: Thank you for that kind