Robin L Tacchetti

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BACKGROUND Catastrophic head injuries in football are rare but tragic events. PURPOSE To update the profile of catastrophic head injuries in high school and college football players and to describe relevant risk factors. STUDY DESIGN Case series; Level of evidence, 4. METHODS We reviewed 94 incidents of severe football head injuries reported to the(More)
BACKGROUND Catastrophic cervical spine injuries in football are rare but tragic events. PURPOSE To update the incidence of catastrophic cervical injuries in scholastic football players and identify new injury patterns. STUDY DESIGN Descriptive epidemiology study. METHODS The authors retrospectively reviewed 196 incidents of catastrophic high school(More)
BACKGROUND There are few epidemiologic studies of catastrophic baseball injuries. PURPOSE To develop a profile of catastrophic injuries in baseball players and to describe relevant risk factors. STUDY DESIGN Retrospective cohort study. METHODS The authors reviewed 41 incidents of baseball injuries reported to the National Center for Catastrophic(More)
BACKGROUND There are few epidemiologic studies of cheerleading injuries. PURPOSE To develop a profile of catastrophic injuries in cheerleading and to describe relevant risk factors. STUDY DESIGN Retrospective cohort study. METHODS We reviewed 29 of 39 incidents of cheerleading injuries reported to the National Center for Catastrophic Sports Injury(More)
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