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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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Riding for Awareness of Traumatic Brain Injury

Since I have decided to dedicate this summer’s coast-to-coast bike ride to raising awareness and money for traumatic brain injury (TBI), it is only fitting that I start writing about it as well. So for the next couple of months … Continue reading

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Our Youth Athletes NEED Your Help! #NATM2013 #YouthSafety

A 15 year old soccer player goes up to head a soccer ball during a game, knocks heads with an opposing player, and drops to the ground unconscious. A 16 year old softball player squares up to bunt, gets hit … Continue reading

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Athletic Trainers Are Highly Trained Concussion Professionals

Part of the education that an athletic trainer receives before they get their certification is in recognizing, treating and managing concussions. After graduating and passing the certification exam athletic trainers continue to learn about concussions throughout their entire career. They … Continue reading

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Rev3 Quassy Olympic Distance Triathlon 2010 – The Next VFF Step

I arrived at the Quassy Amusement Park early Friday (6/4/10) afternoon. It was a beautiful, sunny day. The amusement park was much smaller than I had expected, but it looked like a great area for a triathlon. It was on … Continue reading

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