Jeffrey G. Caron

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The purpose of this study was to understand the meanings and lived experiences of multiple concussions in professional hockey players using hermeneutic, idiographic, and inductive approaches within an interpretative phenomenological analysis. The interviewer was an athlete who had suffered multiple concussions, and the interviewees were five former National(More)
There is a need to improve concussion education and prevention efforts for youth athletes and those responsible for their care. The purpose of this study was to understand Canadian high school coaches’ insights and perceptions of concussions. Using a case study design, eight high school coaches were interviewed and the data were analysed using a(More)
OBJECTIVES The primary purpose was to review the literature on concussion education programmes. The secondary purpose was to inform knowledge translation strategies for concussion researchers and practitioners. DESIGN Research on concussion education programmes is relatively new. As a result, the current study implemented a scoping review methodology,(More)
Experiences of competitive masters swimmers: Desired coaching characteristics and perceived benefits Gillian Ferrari, Gordon A. Bloom, Wade D. Gilbert & Jeffrey G. Caron To cite this article: Gillian Ferrari, Gordon A. Bloom, Wade D. Gilbert & Jeffrey G. Caron (2016): Experiences of competitive masters swimmers: Desired coaching characteristics and(More)
Although experts have noted that adolescent athletes should be educated about concussions to improve their safety, there is no agreement on the most effective strategy to disseminate concussion education. The purpose of this study was to develop, implement and assess a concussion education programme. More precisely, four interactive oral presentations were(More)
PURPOSE Winning several national championships is an extraordinary feat that very few university coaches have accomplished. The objective of this study was to investigate how some of Canada's most accomplished university team-sport coaches created and sustained a culture of excellence in their programs. METHOD Six university coaches who had won more than(More)
Concussions in professional sports have received increased attention, which is partly attributable to evidence that found concussion incidence rates were much higher than previously thought (Echlin et al. Journal of Neurosurgical Focus 29:1–10, 2010). Further to this, professional hockey players articulated how their concussion symptoms affected their(More)
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