Brain injury in sports.

@article{Lloyd2016BrainII,
  title={Brain injury in sports.},
  author={John D Lloyd and Frank Conidi},
  journal={Journal of neurosurgery},
  year={2016},
  volume={124 3},
  pages={667-74}
}
OBJECTIVE Helmets are used for sports, military, and transportation to protect against impact forces and associated injuries. The common belief among end users is that the helmet protects the whole head, including the brain. However, current consensus among biomechanists and sports neurologists indicates that helmets do not provide significant protection against concussion and brain injuries. In this paper the authors present existing scientific evidence on the mechanisms underlying traumatic… CONTINUE READING
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