Category Archives: return to play protocol

Pre #TransAmRide4TBI prep

I’ve been meaning to write about my training and preparations regularly as the ride grew nearer, but only managed a couple of posts. Life got in the way. As important as this ride is to me, spending time with my … Continue reading

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Recognizing Traumatic Brain Injuries #TBIs & #mTBIs

A common misbelief is that Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBIs), even mild TBIs (mTBIs) are easily recognizable, and that the individual knows that they have one. There is also misconception that concussions, and other mTBIs involve loss of consciousness, severe headaches, … Continue reading

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Time to Celebrate and Promote Athletic Training: March is National Athletic Training Month – We Got Your Back #NATM2014

Every March is National Athletic Training Month. For some it is a time to celebrate athletic training, and thank their athletic trainers for all the hard work they do. To show appreciation for keeping their athletes safe, and for helping … Continue reading

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My Concussion Return to Play Protocol Based on Heart Rates

Concussion is obviously a major buzz word, and if you’re in a medical profession and or working with athletes it is more than that, it is something we have to work with. Unfortunately, it is something that we still don’t … Continue reading

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