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Graduate Academic Catalog 2018 - 2019 
Graduate Academic Catalog 2018 - 2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ATH 929 - Concussion in Sports

Credits: 3
Be introduced to sport concussions: brain anatomy; causes of concussions; what happens to the brain when someone sustains a concussion; sign and symptoms; short and long-term effects associated with concussions; review of different concussion assessment/evaluation tools; examination of return-to-play protocols; how to prevent concussions; treatment and rehabilitation of individuals who have sustained concussions; concussions in professional sport; and current trends and research on concussions. Successful completion of this course leads to certification of completion by the National Federation of High School Associations (NFHS) in Concussion in Sports.