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Football fatalities and catastrophic injuries, 1931-2008 / by Mueller, Frederick O.; Cantu, Robert C.;
Includes bibliographical references and index.Foreword / Grant Teaff -- Introduction -- Fatalities and catastrophic injuries, 1931-1940. -- Introduction -- Fatalities and catastrophic injuries, 1931-1940 -- Football rules 1931-1940: safety equipment -- Fatalities and catastrophic injuries, 1941-1950. -- Introduction -- Fatalities and catastrophic injuries, 1941-1950 -- Football rules 1941-1950: safety and equipment -- Fatalities and catastrophic injuries, 1951-1960. -- Introduction -- Fatalities and catastrophic injuries, 1951-1960 -- Football rules 1951-1960: safety equipment -- Fatalities and catastrophic injuries, 1961-1970. -- Introduction -- Fatalities and catastrophic injuries, 1961-1970 -- Football rules 1961-1970: safety and equipment -- Fatalities and catastrophic injuries, 1971-1980.-- Introduction -- Fatalities and catastrophic injuries, 1971-1980 -- Football rules 1971-1980: safety equipment -- Fatalities and catastrophic injuries, 1981-1990. -- Introduction -- Fatalities and catastrophic injuries, 1981-1990 -- Football rules 1981-1990: safety equipment -- Fatalities and catastrophic injuries, 1991-2000. -- Introduction -- Fatalities and catastrophic injuries, 1991-2000 -- Football rules 1991-2000: safety equipment -- Fatalities and catastrophic injuries, 2001-2008.-- Introduction -- Fatalities and catastrophic injuries, 2001-2008 -- Football rules 2001-2008: safety and equipment -- Medical aspects of football brain and spine injuries. -- Etiology of brain injury -- Etiology of cervical spine injury -- Types of brain injury -- Intracranial hemorrhage -- Epidural hematoma -- Subdural hematoma -- Subarachnoid hemorrhage -- Second impact malignant brain edema, or dysautoregulation syndrome -- Recognizing the syndrome -- Prevention is primary -- Types of spine injuries -- Fracture, concussion, contusion, hemorrhage -- Cervical cord neurapraxia or transient quadriplegia -- Central Cord Syndrome -- Stingers -- Vascular injury -- Concussion -- Grade 1 (Mild) Concussion -- Grade II (Moderate) Concussion -- Grade III (Severe) Concussion -- Postconcussion Syndrome -- Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) -- History of the National Operating Committee on Standards for Athletic Equipment, 1969-2008 -- Risk management strategies for football. -- Importance of risk management -- Risk management strategies for football -- -- Prevention of catastrophic Head and Spine Injuries."Chapters discuss the history of football injuries by decade (1931-40, 1941-50, etc.) and critically analyze important circumstances in football that have played a role in fatality and catastrophic football injuries (equipment, rules, coaching, medical care, etc.). Additional chapters cover the history of brain and spinal injuries and how the detection and treatment have changed during the past 75 years, as well as heart-related and heat stroke fatalities. A chapter also discusses the history of NOCSAE [National Operating Committee on Standards for Athletic Equipment] and its effect on helmet standards and the reduction of football fatalities and catastrophic injuries."--From introduction p. 8.
Subjects: Football injuries.; Football injuries; Football players; Football players; Athletic Injuries; Athletic Injuries; Football; Football; History, 20th Century; History, 21st Century;
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