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The concussion crisis

anatomy of a silent epidemic

by Linda Carroll

  • 391 Want to read
  • 40 Currently reading

Published by Simon & Schuster in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Disease & Health Issues,
  • Cognitive neuroscience,
  • Concussion,
  • SPORTS & RECREATION / General,
  • Brain,
  • Treatment,
  • Sports injuries,
  • MEDICAL / Neuroscience,
  • Physiology

  • Edition Notes

    StatementLinda Carroll, David Rosner
    ContributionsRosner, David, 1956-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC394.C7 C37 2011
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Paginationxiii, 320p.
    Number of Pages334
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25066571M
    ISBN 109781451627220
    LC Control Number2011010457

    Few people realize that most NFL players are suffering multiple concussions during their career, and shocking new studies reveal that these players suffer higher rates of depression, cognitive disorders, and Alzheimer's disease. But the true concussion crisis is in youth sports, where children die every year and many more are impaired for life.5/5(2). Taut, gripping, and gorgeously told, Concussion is the stirring true story of one unlikely man’s courageous decision to stand up to a multibillion-dollar colossus bent on silencing him, and to tell the world the truth. Read excerpts from the book in The Atlantic and The Wall Street Journal. Praise for Concussion.

      There are a lot of conflicts of interest in the “Frontline” documentary League of Denial: The NFL’s Concussions Crisis, which premieres tonight on PBS at .   Tuesday night marked what could be a landmark evening for the NFL and its future, as PBS' Frontline aired its much-anticipated documentary, League of Denial: The NFL's Concussion Crisis.. Helmed Author: Tyler Conway.

      I have added yet another book to my ever-expanding book shelf of sports concussion books: The Concussion Crisis: Anatomy of a Silent Epidemic by Linda Caroll and David Rosner (Simon & Schuster ). The authors have done an excellent job of distilling a mound of information about the subject to fashion a highly readable book that chronicles a . This book is gripping, eye-opening, and full of heart.”—Emily Bazelon, author of Sticks and Stones From the Trade Paperback edition. Concussion This ebook list for those who looking for to read Concussion, you can read or download in PDF, ePub or Mobi.


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The book "The Concussion Crisis" I would say is a good book. It has all the information you would want to know about concussions in it. It goes through in detail of all the things that can come from concussions and brain damage. The concussion crisis book These are some serious medical issues that the books states it needs to be addressed.4/5(35).

"The Concussion Crisis: Anatomy of a Silent Epidemic" is the first book to be authored by either Carroll or Rosner, and it is obvious that they are journalists in the way they divided up the different topics within the book. The chapters are on various topics, and each chapter is broken into several segments of stories of people with traumatic /5(20).

THE CONCUSSION CRISIS: Anatomy of a Silent Epidemic This is the book that brings the explosive but largely unseen epidemic of concussions out of the shadows. It puts a human face on a pressing public health crisis through poignant stories of athletes (from the peewees to the pros) and of others whose lives have been forever changed by jolts to.

"The Concussion Crisis: Anatomy of a Silent Epidemic" is the first book to be authored by either Carroll or Rosner, and it is obvious that they are journalists in the way they divided up the different topics within the book/5(19).

The Brain That Sparked the NFL's Concussion Crisis. Razi was the first to use the term “cerebral concussion.” This article has been adapted from Jeanne Marie Laskas’s book, Concussion.

First book to convince me to donate a body part. I picked up this book as research for the book I'm writing on traumatic brain injuries. I was not expecting to be so moved by Chris's story and infuriated by all the work the NFL did at denying and hiding the concussion crisis/5.

The Concussion Crisis sounds an urgent wake-up call to parents, coaches, trainers, doctors, and the athletes themselves.

The book will stand as the. Head Games is a revealing book about America’s concussion crisis in sports. Chris Nowinski tells his remarkable story - how a former Ivy League football player and WWE wrestler fought the NFL and turned his post-concussion syndrome into a successful crusade that has made concussions one of the most important public health issues of our time.5/5(3).

A comprehensive, anecdote-laden analysis of concussive head traumas. and New York Times health writer Carroll and former Newsday and Neurology Now reporter Rosner examine the concussion epidemic as a “major public health crisis,” noting that many of these cases go ignored only to reemerge in adulthood as early-onset Alzheimer’s disease or.

THE CONCUSSION CRISIS brings an explosive but largely unseen epidemic out of the shadows. It puts a human face on a pressing public health crisis through poignant stories of athletes (from the peewees to the pros), soldiers, and others whose lives have been forever changed by jolts to the head and ed on: Febru   The Concussion Crisis sounds an urgent wake-up call to parents, coaches, trainers, doctors, and the athletes themselves.

The book will stand as the definitive exploration of this heretofore-silent health crisis. It should be required reading for every parent with a child playing sports—in fact, by everyone who has ever suffered a hard bump on 5/5(1).

During PBS’ FRONTLINE “League Of Denial: The NFL's Concussion Crisis” session at the Television Critics Association Summer Press Tour in Los Angeles, Calif.

on Tues., August 6,ESPN. Head Games: The Global Concussion Crisis is an expanded version of Head Games (), a documentary film that examines the effects of repeated concussions and subconcussive blows, particularly those associated with focuses on American football and hockey, but also covers boxing, soccer, lacrosse, and professional covers findings that chronic Directed by: Steve James.

Drawing on the latest research evidence, the book explores the social roots of sport’s concussion crisis and assesses potential future solutions that might resolve this crisis.

This is essential reading for anybody with an interest in sport, from students and researchers to athletes, coaches, teachers, parents, policy-makers, and clinicians. Drawing on the latest research evidence, the book explores the social roots of sport’s concussion crisis and assesses potential future solutions that might resolve this crisis.

This is essential reading for anybody with an interest in sport, from students and researchers to athletes, coaches, teachers, parents, policy-makers, and : Dominic Malcolm.

League of Denial is a book, initially broadcast as a documentary film, about traumatic brain injury in the National Football League (NFL), particularly concussions and chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE).

The documentary, entitled League of Denial: The NFL's Concussion Crisis, was produced by Frontline and broadcast on PBS. The book was written by ESPN Publisher: Crown Archetype. Watch full-length episodes of PBS documentary series FRONTLINE for free.

League of Denial: The NFL's Concussion Crisis - What did the NFL know. “In The Concussion Crisis, health writer Carroll and sportswriter Rosner team up to offer a jolt on the head—intellectual only—to those who’ve tended to dismiss blows to the noggin as innocuous. The book is a clarion call to take full measure of the broken brains and bodies among us.” —The Globe and Mail of Canada “Important/5(2).

Drawing on the latest research evidence, the book explores the social roots of sport’s concussion crisis and assesses potential future solutions that might resolve this : Dominic Malcolm.

4) Throwaway Players: The Concussion Crisis From Pee Wee Football to the NFL (Behler Publications ) by Gay Culverhouse I loved this book.

It is a must-read for parents for one simple reason: as former President of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers of the NFL, with a doctorate in special education and mental retardation, and as a woman and mother.

Linda Carroll and David Rosner, co-authors of The Concussion Crisis: Anatomy of a Silent Epidemic, are well versed in the recently .The Concussion Crisis weaves these human dramas with compelling stories of scientists and doctors who are unraveling the mysteries of how an invisible injury can wreak such havoc.

This book starts out informative, explaining what happens in the brain with a concussion. Then, too much attention to the history of boxing.The Concussion Crisis weaves these human dramas with compelling stories of scientists and doctors who are unraveling the mysteries of how an invisible injury can wreak such havoc.

It takes listeners into the top labs, where scientists are teasing out what goes wrong in the brain after a jolt to the head, and into the nation's leading concussion.