Motivations for Under-Reporting Suspected Concussions in Collegiate Athletics

  title={Motivations for Under-Reporting Suspected Concussions in Collegiate Athletics},
  author={Brenna Mary Mae Bird},
iv DEDICATION vi ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS vii LIST OF TABLES xii LIST OF FIGURES xiii CHAPTER I: INTRODUCTION 1 CHAPTER II: LITERATURE REVIEW 3 Definition of Concussion in Sports 4 Problems Related to Concussions 5 Symptoms 5 Academic/cognitive consequences 6 Behavioral and emotional consequences 6 Post-concussion syndrome 7 Chronic traumatic encephalopathy 8 Second impact syndrome 9 Issues Affecting Concussion Outcomes 10 Severity of impact 10 New versus recurring concussions 10 


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