Another key misconception identified in our study was on the level of brain injury a concussion is thought to represent. Very few athletes and coaches correctly understood that a concussion represents a mild traumatic injury. Interestingly, those athletes who believed a concussion represents a severe brain injury reported engaging in more sparring sessions per week and fewer indicated they had suffered a concussion in the past year relative to those who understood the actual level of severity a concussion represents. This finding introduces how education on even basic concepts may help, as the understanding of this general idea led to safer behaviour and likely a more realistic perception of concussion occurrence. Therefore, big changes appear to be achievable through small steps. … [Read more...] about The Vicious Cycle of Concussion Ignorance in Combat Sports
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Don’t move an unconscious person. Call 9-1-1 if the person does not wake up in 30 seconds. An unconscious athlete should always be assumed to have a cervical spinal injury. Moving them before proper stabilization of the cervical spine can risk quadriplegia or even death. This includes removing the helmet. When awake, ask the person if they feel injured, and can get to their feet. Don’t decide too early. Although evaluations should begin immediately, it’s important to note that many concussion symptoms are not experienced for 24 hours. In the meantime, any trouble with responding to questions, standing, walking qualify as effects of possible concussion. Every team should have a “sideline assessment” using a smartphone that can help provide medical personnel other necessary information. “When in doubt, sit them out.” Error on the side of caution because there’s really no need to return to play. Rest. The best thing to do to heal from … [Read more...] about The Best Advice For Handling Concussions
Facts About Body Weight & Weight Loss Losing weight doesn't necessarily make a person fit or healthy. The health of a person depends on the fat content of his or her body. The body weight is majorly comprised of the mass of water our body stores, and consequently, carbohydrates have the ability to bind with our body's water content and cause weight gain. Hence, consuming lower levels of carbs can aid in weight loss  . … [Read more...] about Weight Loss Vs Fat Loss: Which is Healthy For You?
Taurus: 20 April - 20 May Your luck will remain strong and you will get success in your efforts. Talking about your work, unemployed people may get work today. If you work properly then there is also a possibility of increase in income. Money will be in good condition. However, in order to get more profit, avoid getting caught in clever schemes. There will be happiness in your personal life. The atmosphere of the house will be calm. If there is bitterness in the relationship with your spouse, then the day is good to dispel their resentment. If you are unmarried, then any marriage proposal may come for you today and soon you can get married. Talking about health, today you will feel mental happiness and physically you will be very healthy. … [Read more...] about Daily Horoscope: 30 May 2020
While she gave her attire an Oriental touch, Taapsee accessorised her look with classic Indian jewellery from Ritika Sachdeva. Her makeup was minimally done and highlighted by a pink lip shade and a black bindi. We thought her bun was impeccably tied and totally notched up her Japan-meets-India avatar. … [Read more...] about This Is How Taapsee Pannu Gave Her Sari An Oriental Touch