Essays Tagged: "Concussion"

The Hummingbird

and took a firmhold of several strands, I then pulled back, quickly, to pull themfree. The jarring concussion, which followed, took me by suprise.I tried to get my bearings as the ground rushed up to ...

(2 pages) 46 0 3.8 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

An analysis and critique of the life and works of John Keats

t the age of nine he lost both his parents over a period of only a few months. His father died of a concussion caused by a riding accident and his mother fled with a fortune hunter (Gurney 101). Keats ...

(2 pages) 115 0 3.3 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Return to Sport after Repeated Concussions.

Known historically as a high-risk sport, football is responsible for the majority of sports-related concussions today. However, there has also been a growing awareness of head injuries in other sports ... cer and hockey. (, Nov. 6, 2002) The following will discuss definitions associated with head concussions, causes of head concussions, prevention of concussions, and return to play guidelines.A ...

(8 pages) 93 2 4.2 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Violence in Sports with Respect to Marty McSorley.

McSorley brutally slashed Vancouver Canuck Donald Brashear in the head. Brashear suffered a serious concussion and a few cuts and bruises. Now Marty McSorley faces charges of assault with a weapon. Th ...

(5 pages) 33 0 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

A biography of composer Gustav Holst (1874-1914).

n Cheltenham, England, in 1874. He died in 1934, four months short of his sixtieth birthday, from a concussion suffered in a backward fall from the conductor's podium, from which he never fully recove ...

(2 pages) 33 1 4.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers

Various Sports Injuries and their Treatment

n be injured in many ways. The three main areas of injury are the knee, shoulder, and elbow joints. Concussions are also a common injury. The knee is the area with the most frequent injuries, taking u ... all sports injuries. The shoulder accounts for twenty percent, while the elbow accounts for seven. Concussions, while they are a common injury, do not occur as much as these others. An injury to the ...

(6 pages) 75 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Brain Trauma

e irony of a mild brain injury is that the repercussions can last a lifetime.TYPES OF BRAIN INJURIESConcussion:A concussion is an alteration of conscious awareness after head trauma. The collection of ... n is an alteration of conscious awareness after head trauma. The collection of symptoms following a concussion is called the postconcussion syndrome (PCS), and include dizziness, nausea, vomiting, hea ...

(4 pages) 61 0 5.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Pediatrics Case Study Paper: The Case of the 12-year-old boy who presented with a head trauma.

etrating. In a closed head injury, the head sustains a blunt force by striking against an object. A concussion is a type of closed head injury that involves the brain. In a penetrating head injury, an ... not fractured, the brain can bang against the inside of the skull and be bruised. (This is called a concussion.) The head may look fine, but complications could result from bleeding inside the skull, ...

(14 pages) 89 0 5.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Bright Side

d a severe heart attack. It was the result of stress. To make it even worse, he had also suffered a concussion from the impact of the fall. He was unconscious, and he would be in a critical condition ...

(3 pages) 407 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Baseball (avoiding Injuries)

r attention to the pitcher, if not he could get hit on the head with the ball and possibly suffer a concussion. If the pitcher throws the ball to the catcher, and the batter hits it, then every player ...

(7 pages) 452 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors


in. Snow boarding is really dangerous I have been snow boarding for three years and I got a concussion. It was my third day snow boarding and my friend Joe was on skies, he was teaching me how ...

(2 pages) 6 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

A Study On the Fawlty Towers Sitcom

ans arrive but after Manuel sets the kitchen on fire Basil manages to find himself in hospital with concussion but escapes and makes the visit for the Germans very unpleasant because he does not know ... l was the funniest part of the episode because Basil had only just escaped from hospital still with concussion and the Germans, not understanding English very well, got even more confused when asking ...

(4 pages) 10 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Genre Study

The Ball

tic Participation Form for this purpose. Form available at: Concussion Rule Any athlete who exhibits signs, symptoms or behaviors consistent with a concussion(s ...

(1 pages) 2 0 0.0 Sep/2014

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing