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The Neurometabolic Cascade of Concussion.

@article{Giza2001TheNC,
  title={The Neurometabolic Cascade of Concussion.},
  author={Christopher C. Giza and David A. Hovda},
  journal={Journal of athletic training},
  year={2001},
  volume={36 3},
  pages={
          228-235
        }
}
  • C. Giza, D. Hovda
  • Published 1 September 2001
  • Medicine, Biology, Psychology
  • Journal of athletic training
OBJECTIVE: To review the underlying pathophysiologic processes of concussive brain injury and relate these neurometabolic changes to clinical sports-related issues such as injury to the developing brain, overuse injury, and repeated concussion. DATA SOURCES: Over 100 articles from both basic science and clinical medical literature selected for relevance to concussive brain injury, postinjury pathophysiology, and recovery of function. DATA SYNTHESIS: The primary elements of the pathophysiologic… 

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