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Sports Health and Safety     View
Fact sheet and links to resources on sports health and safety, covering common sports injuries (such as knee injuries and shin splints), acute vs. chronic injuries, treatment, who is at the greatest risk for sports injuries, and tips for preventing s ...

Extradural Hemorrhage     View
Background about extradural hemorrhage, "bleeding between the inside of the skull and the outer covering of the brain (called the 'dura'). ... This is most often the result of a severe head injury." Discusses symptoms (often "loss of c ...

MedlinePlus: Concussion     View
Fact sheet about concussions, brain injuries "that may result in a bad headache or unconsciousness." Covers causes, symptoms, exams and tests, treatment, possible complications (such as an intracerebral hemorrhage), prevention, and when to ...

Torn Meniscus     View
Description of tears to the "[t]wo C-shaped pieces of cartilage known as the menisci (plural of meniscus) [which] curve around the inside and outside of the knee to stabilize and cushion the joint." Covers symptoms, causes, treatment, when ...

MedlinePlus: Seizures     View
Compilation of links to resources about seizures, which "are symptoms of a brain problem. ... Seizures can have many causes, including medicines, high fevers, head injuries and certain diseases. People who have recurring seizures due to a brain ...

Olympics: Science of the Sporting Life     View
Site includes information about biomechanics, sports psychology, and the use of technology to understand the science behind sports.

The Loss of Nameless Things     View
Companion to an Independent Lens documentary about how "in 1978, Oakley Hall III was a brilliant 28-year-old playwright on the verge of national recognition when he mysteriously fell from a bridge and lost everything" due to traumatic brain ...

American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)     View
This college "promotes and integrates scientific research, education, and practical applications of sports medicine and exercise science to maintain and enhance physical performance, fitness, health, and quality of life." Find guidelines fo ...

The Center for Craniofacial Anomalies     View
General information on clefts of the lip and palate and other craniofacial conditions such as hemifacial microsomia, "a condition in which the structures on one side of the face are smaller or underdeveloped and are not the same as the other sid ...

National Center for Injury Prevention and Control     View
From the CDC's NCIPC website: "The National Center for Injury Prevention and Control (NCIPC) works?? to reduce morbidity, disability, mortality, and costs associated with injuries." Information available on this site includes: injury fact sheets, t ...



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