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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;
© c2011., Carolina Academic Press,
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The last mile / by Baldacci, David.; Brewer, Kyf,narrator.; Cassidy, Orlagh,narrator.;
Read by Kyf Brewer, Orlagh Cassidy.Featuring detective Amos Decker. Convicted murderer Melvin Mars is counting down the last hours before his execution--for the violent killing of his parents twenty years earlier--when he's granted an unexpected reprieve. Another man has confessed to the crime.
Subjects: Audiobooks.; Fiction.; Thrillers (Fiction); Audiobooks.; Decker, Amos (Fictitious character); Football injuries; Memory; Police;
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The youth sports crisis : out-of-control adults, helpless kids / by Overman, Steven J.;
Includes bibliographical references and index.1. Introduction to youth sports -- What motivates youth sports participation? -- Do youth sports develop character? -- 2. Youth sports for adults -- The adult takeover of children's sports -- The youth sports coach, for better or worse -- The commercialization of youth sports -- 3. The child athlete's family -- The youth sports family -- The sports parent: soccer moms and dugout dads -- Are youth sports overpriced? -- Youth sports as college prep -- 4. The child athlete as miniature adult -- The hurried child athlete -- Toddler sports -- The child athlete as specialist -- The overscheduled child athlete -- Sports camps and academies -- 5. Youth sports may be hazardous to your child's physical health -- Unnecessary roughness: youth sports injuries -- Violence in youth sports -- Do youth sports promote unhealthy eating? -- Do youth sports promote fitness? -- 6. Youth sports may be hazardous to your child's emotional health -- The youth sports athlete under stress -- Youth sports and the shaping of masculinity -- Youth sports as child abuse -- Quitters never win: burnouts and dropouts -- 7. The toxic elements in youth sports -- Youth sports as drudgery -- Youth sports as child labor -- Winning is everything: competition out of control -- Youth sports as elitism -- 8. So you want your son to play football -- A portrait of youth football and its downside -- Youth football coaches: amateurs and abusers -- Bigger is better: overweight players -- No pain, no gain: a plague of injuries -- Does playing football promote bad behavior? -- Do you want your son to play football? -- 9. Concluding thoughts: reform or re-form.
Subjects: Sports for children;
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Memory man [electronic resource] : by Baldacci, David.; Mclarty, Ron.;
Narrator: Ron McLarty.#1 New York Times bestselling author David Baldacci introduces former football player turned police detective Amos Decker in the debut of a thrilling new series!Amos Decker's promising football career was ended by a violent helmet-to-helmet collision. Now a police detective, he is still haunted by a side effect from the injury—he remembers everything, including things he would prefer to forget. One night Decker comes home from a stakeout to find his wife, young daughter, and brother-in-law murdered. As the husband, Amos immediately becomes a prime suspect in the crime, but is subsequently cleared. But when a man turns himself in—more than a year later—and confesses to the crime, Decker seizes his chance to learn what really happened that night. And the truth will stun him.Requires OverDrive Listen (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive app (file size: 373673 KB).
Subjects: Electronic books.; Fiction.; Thriller.;
© 2015., Hachette Book Group,
On-line resources: https://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=202075&titleID=2145483 -- Click to access digital title in OverDrive.;
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The brain on youth sports : the science, the myths, and the future / by Stamm, Julie M.,1987-author.;
Includes bibliographical references and index.In The Brain on Youth Sports, Julie Stamm dissects the issue of repetitive brain trauma in youth sports, clearly explaining the science behind concussions, CTE, and subconcussive impacts. It's not all about concussions. Repetitive impacts that happen with every soccer header or football tackle can damage the brain, too. The consequences can be even worse for a child's developing brain. Stamm counters the myths, bad arguments, and propaganda around youth contact sports and offers guidance for parents of athletes and those hoping to make sports safer for everyone. Stamm, a former athlete herself, understands the many wonderful benefits that come from playing youth sports and believes all children should have the opportunity to play without the risk of long-term consequences. No athlete has to sustain hundreds of impacts and repetitive brain trauma in order to gain the benefits of sports. This work is a must-read before you suit up your child for another practice or send your team out for another game. --
Subjects: Brain; Brain; Sports injuries in children.; Sports;
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Memory man / by Baldacci, David.; McLarty, Ron,narrator.; Hachette Audio (Firm); Blackstone Audio, Inc.,publisher.;
Reading by Ron McLarty with Orlagh Cassidy of the 2015 book.Amos Decker's promising football career was ended by a violent helmet-to-helmet collision. Now a police detective, he is still haunted by a side effect from the injury, he remembers everything, including things he would prefer to forget. One night Decker comes home from a stakeout to find his wife, young daughter, and brother-in-law murdered. As the husband, Amos immediately becomes a prime suspect in the crime, but is subsequently cleared. But when a man turns himself in more than a year later and confesses to the crime, Decker seizes his chance to learn what really happened that night. And the truth will stun him.
Subjects: Audiobooks.; Suspense fiction.; Head; Police; Families;
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Concussions / by Meehan, William P.,III(William Paul).;
"This book will define concussion, discuss the acute effects of concussion, describe the current treatment of concussions, outline the current concepts of the potential for long term and cumulative effects from concussion, and recount the research that has led to the modern understanding of concussions. Furthermore, this book will describe the current controversies surrounding concussions, sport-related concussions in particular. After completing this book, readers will be able to form their own knowledgeable, informed opinions about the controversies"--Includes bibliographical references and index.Sec. I : Overview -- Trauma-induced brain dysfunction : Definition of concussion -- Biomechanics and pathophysiology -- History of sport-related concussion -- The epidemiology of concussion -- Diagnosis and assessment -- Treatment and management -- Prevention -- The cumulative effects of concussion -- Managing athletes with a concerning concussion history -- Common examples of athletes sustaining concussions -- Medical research and the future of sport-related concussion -- epidemiology : The study of the frequency and determinants of disease -- Sec. II : Controversies -- Issues surrounding definition and diagnosis -- Issues surrounding determination of recovery -- Issues surrounding post-concussion syndrome -- Issues surrounding chronic traumatic encephalopathy -- Issues surrounding the role of age and gender -- Issues surrounding neuropsychological/neurocognitive assessments -- Issues surrounding treatment of concussion -- Issues surrounding second impact syndrome -- Issues surrounding heading in soccer -- Issues surrounding the medical ethics of participation in sports -- Sec. III : Primary documents -- Heads up, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) -- Nonfatal traumatic brain injuries from sports and recreation activities -- Concussions and the marketing of sports equipment : Hearing before congress, October 19, 2011 -- Opinion of the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit regarding national football league players concussion litigation.
Subjects: Brain; Brain; Brain; Brain Concussion.;
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Youth sports in America : the most important issues in youth sports today / by Arthur-Banning, Skye,editor.;
Includes bibliographical references and index.Adaptive sports -- body image and eating disorders -- Boys in sports -- Bullying -- Burnout among child and adolescent athletes -- Character development -- Coach training and education -- College scholarships and recruiting -- Community recreation programs -- Competitive balance -- Concussions -- Coping with failure -- Development of youth in mind and body -- Economic impact of youth sports tournaments -- Forced exertion -- Gender identity and inclusion -- Girls in sports -- Goal setting for performance enhancement -- Hazing -- Healthy competition -- Low-income minority youth -- Media coverage and representation -- Officiating youth sports -- Parent education -- Parental pressure -- Parents in fan and coaching contexts -- Pay-to-play -- Performance-enhancing drugs -- Personal trainers and other consultants -- Role models -- Role of play in sports-based youth development -- Sexual and physical abuse -- Sexual orientation and inclusion -- Single sport specialization versus sampling -- Sports-based youth development (SBYD) movement -- Substance abuse -- Travel-club teams -- Appendix: Popular youth sports in the United States.As organized youth sports occupy an ever-greater role in the lives of American families, critics have begun to question whether some programs and participants have lost their way. This timely book examines the state of youth sports in America today, analyzing how organized sports influence communities, discussing the potential emotional and physical benefits as well as drawbacks of youth sports, and profiling the industry's key participants, ranging from parent coaches to club sports owners to personal trainers. The work begins with a look at the evolution of youth sports in the United States, then explores such topics as burnout, self-discipline, performance-enhancing drugs, parental violence, and scholarships. The content includes coverage of 20 individual youth sports, such as basketball, softball, lacrosse, baseball, volleyball, football, soccer, cross-country, and swimming, and provides breakdowns of historical and current participation rates, injury rates, and sport-specific scholarship trends. Each summary includes contact information on important organizations specific to that sport. -- Provided by publisher.
Subjects: Sports for children;
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Professional athletes / by Haerens, Margaret.;
Includes bibliographical references and index.This title addresses various issues related to professional athletes, including their role in society; policies regarding performance-enhancing drugs; whether athletes' free expression should be limited; and other controversies surrounding athletes, such as gambling problems and high salaries. The Opposing Viewpoints series seeks to explore the varying opinions in a balanced pros/cons debate. It attempts to encourage critical thinking and issue awareness by providing opposing views on contentious issues.
Subjects: Athletes;
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The yogafit athlete : up your game with sport-specific poses to build strength, flexibility, and balance / by Shaw, Beth,1966-;
"Bring the strength and breathing power of yoga to the sports you love--and seriously up your game! Yoga routines designed specifically for swimming, running, cycling, golf, tennis, baseball, football, volleyball, basketball, skiing, snowboarding, weight lifting, kickboxing, boxing, CrossFit, and more! "Your body can either help you achieve your goals or get in the way of you living your best life. By practicing yoga and meditation, you can make your body work with you, not against you."--Beth Shaw. Whether you're a professional athlete, a weekend warrior, or a pick-up game enthusiast, yoga can dramatically affect your athletic performance and improve your alignment, balance, core stability, strength, flexibility, agility, endurance, lung capacity, and mobility. In this motivating and practical guide, celebrated fitness expert Beth Shaw provides short, sport-specific yoga routines designed to help counter tight muscles, overuse injuries, and musculature imbalances. By adding a quick yoga routine to any workout, you will increase your overall strength and health, and achieve your personal best. Inside you'll find fully illustrated, sport-specific yoga routines that engage the core, enhance your play, and reduce the risk of injury, essential warm-up and cool-down movements to complement any athletic endeavor, simple breathing exercises to steady your breath and calm your nerves during competition, meditation techniques to help clear your mind and bring laser focus to your goals, guided imagery and visualization exercises to improve performance, strategies for coaching yourself and others"--The fundamentals of the yogafit approach. Gaining physical and mental strength through yogafit ; Getting ready for yoga -- The poses -- Key components of sports success: Core and balance, restorative yoga, and weight training -- Breath -- Visualization, guided imagery and meditation.
Subjects: Hatha yoga.; Physical fitness.;
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