ERIC Number: EJ636264
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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Catastrophic Head Injuries in High School and Collegiate Sports.
Mueller, Frederick O.
Journal of Athletic Training, v36 n3 p312-15 Jul-Sep 2001
Describes the incidence of catastrophic head injuries within high school and college sports. Data from a national surveillance system indicated that a football-related fatality occurred every year except one from 1945-99, mainly related to head injuries. From 1984-99, 69 football head-related injuries resulted in permanent disability. Deaths and permanent disability injuries also occurred in other sports. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive; Reports - Research
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