Biomechanical properties of concussions in high school football.

@article{Broglio2010BiomechanicalPO,
  title={Biomechanical properties of concussions in high school football.},
  author={Steven P. Broglio and Brock E. Schnebel and Jacob J. Sosnoff and Sunghoon Shin and Xingdong Fend and Xuming He and Jerrad M Zimmerman},
  journal={Medicine and science in sports and exercise},
  year={2010},
  volume={42 11},
  pages={
          2064-71
        }
}
INTRODUCTION Sport concussion represents the majority of brain injuries occurring in the United States with 1.6–3.8 million cases annually. Understanding the biomechanical properties of this injury will support the development of better diagnostics and preventative techniques. METHODS We monitored all football related head impacts in 78 high school athletes (mean age = 16.7 yr) from 2005 to 2008 to better understand the biomechanical characteristics of concussive impacts. RESULTS Using the… 

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