iSupport: do social networking sites have a role to play in concussion awareness?

@article{Ahmed2010iSupportDS,
  title={iSupport: do social networking sites have a role to play in concussion awareness?},
  author={Osman Hassan Ahmed and Stephen J. Sullivan and Anthony Gerard Schneiders and Paul Mccrory},
  journal={Disability and rehabilitation},
  year={2010},
  volume={32 22},
  pages={1877-83}
}
PURPOSE The Facebook web site is an exceptionally fast-growing social networking site (SNS) containing membership groups with discussion boards on a wide variety of issues. This study uses content analysis to scrutinise postings on Facebook groups related to concussion and examine the purpose of these postings. METHOD 472 Facebook groups related to concussion were screened by three researchers using a specifically developed coding scheme to examine demographic information and the purpose of… CONTINUE READING
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