Return to contact sports should only occur after one week with no symptoms, both at rest and during activity, and following examination by a physician.
Studies of concussion in contact sports have shown that the risk of sustaining a second concussion is even greater than it was for the first if the person continues to engage in the sport.
A concussion is treated with rest and avoidance of contact sports.
A grade 1 concussion can usually be treated with rest and continued observation alone. The person may return to sports activities that same day, but only after examination by a trained professional
Contact sports, especially football, hockey, and boxing, are among those most likely to lead to concussion. Other significant causes include falls, collisions, or blows due to bicycling, horseback riding, skiing, and soccer.
Many cases of concussion can be prevented by using appropriate protective equipment. This includes seat belts and air bags in automobiles, and helmets in all contact sports. Helmets should also be worn when bicycling
Contact sports, such as football and hockey, can damage the last remaining kidney, which will mean that that person will need a new kidney.
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Phillip Hossler has written: 'Getting a-head of concussion' -- subject(s): Sports injuries, Concussion, Brain
A person with a grade 2 concussion must discontinue sports activity for the day, should be evaluated by a trained professional, and should be observed closely throughout the day to make sure that all symptoms have completely cleared.