Concussion Resources

This is the Headsup Concussion Resource Centre. We have selected various articles from around the world that we feel give an in-depth analysis of varying aspects of concussions.


 
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Ex-nhl'ers won't appeal class action judgement in concussion case, lawyer says

https://www.tsn.ca/ex-nhlers-won-t-appeal-class-action-judgment-in-concussion-case-lawyer-says-1.1146800

 

a college quarterback's suicide. a family's search for answers.

https://www.si.com/college-football/2018/06/26/tyler-hilinski-suicide-washington-state-qb-cte

 

Everything's not o.k.

https://www.theplayerstribune.com/en-us/articles/nick-boynton-everythings-not-ok

 

What can be learned from steve montador? q&A with Ken dryden on his book 'game change'

https://www.tsn.ca/what-has-been-learned-from-steve-montador-1.890010

 

DEATH OF A SCHOOLBOY: WHY CONCUSSION IS RUGBY UNION'S DIRTY SECRET

https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2013/dec/13/death-of-a-schoolboy-ben-robinson-concussion-rugby-union

Getting Safely back in the game: concussion education grows in nova scotia

https://globalnews.ca/news/3118029/getting-safely-back-in-the-game-concussion-education-grows-in-nova-scotia/

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Canadian government issues guidelines on concussions in Sport

http://www.cbc.ca/sports/canada-guidelines-on-concussions-in-sports-1.4227504

 

 

Consciousness of concussions is growing, but issue of sports-related brain injury may be far larger

http://www.spokesman.com/stories/2018/mar/30/consciousness-of-concussions-is-growing-but-issue-/

Nhl called the 'new league of denial' in concussion case hearing

https://www.tsn.ca/nhl-called-the-new-league-of-denial-in-concussion-case-hearing-1.1040918

IN HIS OWN WORDS 'GETTING YOUR HEAD IN THE GAME OF RUGBY'

https://www.backyardsports.ca/2017/02/01/in-his-own-words-getting-your-head-in-the-game-of-rugby/

 

I SUFFER FROM MEMORY LOSS…AT LEAST I THINK I DO…I REALLY CAN’T REMEMBER

https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/i-suffer-from-memory-lossat-least-i-think-idoi-really_us_59ea5d38e4b034105edd4e75?ncid=engmodushpmg00000006

 

BRAIN ACCELERATION TECHNIQUE PROVEN TO ENHANCE LEARNING, IMPROVE MEMORY

http://bigthink.com/philip-perry/brain-acceleration-technique-proven-to-enhance-learning-improve-memory

YOUNG HOCKEY PLAYERS HITTING THE ICE TOO SOON AFTER CONCUSSIONS: STUDY

https://www.ctvnews.ca/mobile/health/young-hockey-players-hitting-the-ice-too-soon-after-concussions-study-1.3648768

 

BRETT FAVRE, CONCUSSION VICTIM, IS BACKING RESEARCH INTO A CONCUSSION DRUG

https://www.si.com/nfl/2017/11/07/brett-favre-concussion-drug-prevacus

 

REVOLUTIONARY TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY PROGRESS PART 1

https://www.libertynation.com/revolutionary-traumatic-brain-injury-progress-part-i/

 

TRANSLATIONAL RESEARCH IN TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK326721/

 

13 STEPS TO HELP YOUR STUDENT ATHLETE WITH A BRAIN INJURY

https://goodmenproject.com/featured-content/13-steps-to-help-your-student-athlete-with-a-brain-injury-clbl/

BRAIN INJURY IN SPORTS ‘THE CIVIL RIGHTS ISSUE OF OUR TIME,’ TOP RESEARCHER SAYS

https://www.wisconsinwatch.org/2018/01/brain-injury-in-sports-the-civil-rights-issue-of-our-time-top-researcher-says/

 

FOOTBALL WILL KEEP KILLING PLAYERS UNTIL WE CHANGE THE WAY IT’S PLAYED

https://qz.com/1195065/football-will-keep-killing-players-until-we-change-the-way-its-played/

CONCUSSIONS ARE SERIOUS, BUT WOULD YOU LET ONE RUIN YOUR OLYMPIC DREAM?

https://www.washingtonpost.com/sports/olympics/concussions-are-serious-but-would-you-let-one-ruin-your-olympic-dream/2018/02/02/d75cac72-069e-11e8-8777-2a059f168dd2_story.html

THE USE OF TRANSCRANIAL LOW LEVEL LASER THERAPY FOR THE MANAGEMENT OF MILD TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY

https://www.chiroeco.com/mild-traumatic-brain-injury/

 

NEW DEVICE MEASURES BLINK REFLEX PARAMETERS TO QUICKLY OBJECTIVELY IDENTIFY CONCUSSION

https://medicalxpress.com/news/2018-02-device-reflex-parameters-quickly-concussion.html

 

CONCUSSIONS CAN BE DETECTED WITH NEW BLOOD TEST APPROVED BY F.D.A.

https://medicalxpress.com/news/2018-02-device-reflex-parameters-quickly-concussion.html

CONCUSSION LAW CHANGES HIGHLIGHT IMPORTANCE OF EDUCATION AHEAD OF SPRING SPORTS SEASON

https://www.wxyz.com/news/concussion-law-changes-highlight-importance-of-education-ahead-of-spring-sports-season

HUGE DROP IN KIDS PLAYING FOOTBALL: BRAIN INJURY FEARS DROVE 5% DECLINE IN HIGH SCHOOLERS PLAYING SINCE 2008

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-5492531/Brain-injury-fears-driven-5-drop-high-school-footballers.html

HIGH-TECH MOUTH GUARDS RAISE AWARENESS OF CONCUSSION PREVENTION

https://www.everydayhealth.com/neurology/symptoms/high-tech-mouthguards-can-detect-concussions-on-impact/

 

CONCUSSION RESEARCHERS SAY TIME FOR SPORTS TO CHANGE IS NOW

https://www.thestar.com/sports/2018/03/24/concussion-researchers-say-time-for-sports-to-change-is-now.html

 

WHAT HAPPENS WHEN YOUR SPORT IS TAKEN AWAY FROM YOU?

http://mbutimeline.com/what-happens-when-your-sport-is-taken-away-from-you/

 

OUR OPINION: CONCUSSION EFFORT NEEDS SCHOOLS' HELP

http://pamplinmedia.com/scs/84-opinion/393801-286394-our-opinion-concussion-effort-needs-schools-help

FORMER NHL PLAYER JEFF PARKER POSTHUMOUSLY DIAGNOSED WITH CTE, CONFIRMING FAMILY’S FEARS

https://www.thestar.com/sports/hockey/2018/05/03/former-nhl-player-jeff-parker-posthumously-diagnosed-with-cte-confirming-familys-suspicions.html

 

SEARCHING FOR MATT JOHNSON

http://longform.tsn.ca/searching-for-matt-johnsonS