Keyword: Concussion

Concussion - also known as a mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI), it is often defined as a head injury that temporarily affects brain functioning, however some effects and symptoms can last a very long time. Common causes include falls, accidents and sports injuries and repeated concussions are considered a risk factor in other brain conditions in later life (such as Parkinson’s disease or depression).

Summaries tagged with 'concussion': about 2 results

Evaluating cognitive impairment, and imaging and blood biomarkers in a pre-clinical model of concussion
Project Summary - Concussion is a growing healthcare problem. Visits to emergency rooms and healthcare offices in Ontario related to concussions have quadrupled in the last 10...

Persistent post-concussion brain changes in adolescent hockey players
Research Summary - Concussion has received increasing focus in recent years, especially with respect to athletes and contact sports participation. Study of the impact on certain...