Memo to larry fedora: stick to sports, not science david ching senior contributor i are there chances for concussions in the game of football yeah, we all have common sense, right when you. 20 remarkable concussions in high school sports statistics in the last decade, there has been an increased awareness about the dangers of a concussion to a high school athlete past athletes would have just been told to rub some dirt in it and get back out to finish the game. Studies of repetitive head impacts as with much of the clinical literature on the consequences of concussions in sports, the generalizability of many studies of the effects of repetitive head impacts is limited by methodological weaknesses.
A past president of the north american society for the sociology of sport, professor mcdonald's research focuses on american culture and sport including issues of inequality as related to gender, race, class and sexuality. Sociology of sport theories of negligence in sports-related injury cases to learn about the serious consequences of concussions and head trauma in contact. Looking for sports research paper topics to help you write your sport essay sociology essay topics comments off on 50 interesting sports research paper. School of history and sociology ivan allen college of liberal arts i argue that while no helmet can completely prevent concussion in contact sports such as.
Journal of concussion encourages submission of original research and reviews in the following disciplines: neurosurgery, neurology, psychiatry, ent, physiotherapy & rehabilitation, sport, transport (including automobile and aerospace), epidemiology and psychiatry the journal will also publish a section devoted to technical reports to encourage. Browse concussions news, research and analysis from the conversation recognize and treat concussion in sports professor of sociology, marquette university. The sports media has a fascination with concussions not only is there a huge volume of stories about the issue, but there's also an urgency to the tone of the reporting the heightened coverage. Sociology- concussions in sports concussions and their impact on sports concussions occur in every sport and lately have become a controversial topic within the.
Read the latest scientific research on sports, including performance enhancement through feedback systems, effect of various drugs and more concussion assessment protocols were not followed. The sociology of sports: an introduction, 2d ed online gambling and the growing concern over concussions and post-career health problems the sociology of. Archives of clinical neuropsychology 22 (2007) 909-916 nan position paper neuropsychological evaluation in the diagnosis and management of sports-related concussion.
Concussions/ brain injury in athletes sociology of sport, marxism, concussion in sport is a growing public health issue however, research suggests that. Sports-related concussion is defined as a complex pathophysiologic process induced by biomechanical forces that affects the brain major features of a sports-related concussion include the following: major features of a sports-related concussion include the following. Michael collins, director of the sports medicine concussion program at the university of pittsburgh medical center, addressed the uncertainty about cte in an interview last summer with usa today. The sport digest is the united states sports academy's blog dedicated to covering contemporary issues in sport issn: 1558-6448 the sport digest one academy drive, daphne, al 36526. Concussions are common in many sports, but in particular, football has the most by a majority many players will lie about a concussion they've had in a game so they can keep playing because they will often get little game time in a season and a concussion means sitting out longer.
Concussion management and return-to-play protocols on january 30, 2014, the governor of mississippi signed into law the mississippi youth concussion act all 50 states and the district of columbia now have a sports concussion law in place. The epidemiology of sports-related head injury and concussion in water polo robert s blumenfeld 1,2 , jessica c winsell 2 , james w hicks 3 and steven l small 4 1 department of psychology and sociology, california state polytechnic university, pomona, ca, usa. This article explores the emerging agenda in relation to concussion in sport to illustrate the threats and opportunities currently faced by the sociology of sport as an academic sub-discipline.
The issue of concussion in sport is a matter of global public interest that is currently under dispute by educational , legal, and medical professionals and scientists in this article we discuss. Concussions and their devastating consequences affect athletes in all sports and at all levels however, while sport-related concussion has ignited a national conversation and public debate about this serious brain injury, the majority of attention has focused on male athletes. Concussion care should top every youth sports playbook being struck by another person or object is the leading cause of unintentional injury for teens and young adults ages 15 to 24, according to injury facts , and sports-related concussions are a significant contributor. We found that concussions are not uncommon in water polo, and that level of play, field position, and gender are critical factors in determining the risk of concussion in the sport we recommend that concussion data in water polo be systematically reported, and that particular attention be paid to exposure risks of goalies during practice.