New Study of High School Athletes, Parents and Coaches Finds That 1 in 3 Knew That a Concussion Is a Brain Injury
Most high school athletes, their parents and coaches can identify the possible effects of concussion, but only about one-third know that it is a brain injury. Those findings are outlined in a new Mayo Clinic study. Athletes were more likely than parents and coaches to correctly identify a concussion as a brain injury.
Identifying trends and gaps in knowledge can guide help educate athletes and others about concussions, the authors say.
For this study, athletes, coaches and parents from three Rochester-area high schools completed a questionnaire that assessed their concussion knowledge and history.
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