Traumatic Brain Injuries and Sports
More books and videos about brain injuries, sports medicine, and related topics can
be found using the Library's catalog
Journal ArticlesAcademic Search Premier
This multidisciplinary database is a great place to begin your search for questions
about sports and traumatic brain injuries and post-concussion syndrome.
CINAHL Plus Full Text
This database contains thousands of articles by doctors, physical therapists, surgeons,
and many more. This database is ideal for researching the medical side of this topic.
Health Source: Consumer Edition
The articles in this database also cover the medical side of TBI and post-concussion
This database includes thousands of articles on sports and sports medicine, including
injury prevention, orthopedics, and much more. It contains the latest research on
medical issues in sports.
Web ResourcesAthletes and TBI
The Missouri Department of Health and the University of Missouri Department of Health
psychology have created a great factsheet describing the symptoms and effects of traumatic
brain injuries on athletes. This factsheet includes links to guidelines on determining
when it's safe for an athlete to return to play.
Brainline.org: Sports Injuries
Brainline.org has created a detailed factsheet about TBI, risk factors, prevention
strategies, and more.
Get a Heads Up on Concussion in Sports Policies
This site created by the Centers for Disease Control is a convenient place to find
recommendations on how concussions and traumatic brain injuries should be dealt with
by coaches and officials.
Head Injuries in Football
The New York Times has a permanent collection of news stories and reports relating to concussions and
other traumatic brain injuries and how athletes and coaches cope with them.