No two concussions are alike, and different regions of the brain can be affected by different events of trauma. So, while one person may have language problems— expressing their ideas, another may have short-term memory loss, and someone else may have emotional issues. To advance concussion testing, we must include a full battery of tests, including the most important, yet must vulnerable part of the brain and the heart of any human — the temporal lobes. … [Read more...] about Balancing Precarious Emotions in Sport Concussion Protocols
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It is also important to mention what this study doesn’t say, which is that the whole idea of ADHD can be chalked up to sleepiness. Most of the study’s subjects did not have significant sleep problems and were not classified as “sleepy” when observed. Further, the EEG testing showed that some of the slowing patterns were more indicative of having an ADHD diagnosis than being sleep deprived, a finding that the authors did not expect. Indeed, the researchers devoted several paragraphs to the possibility that the origin of some individuals’ ADHD symptoms may come from deficient oxygen supply before or after birth. This may help connect the dots between previous research that has linked ADHD with low birth weight and maternal smoking during pregnancy. … [Read more...] about How Much Do Sleep Problems Underlie ADHD Symptoms?
One of the often-overlooked factors that can be devastating to online learning is a lack of access to high-speed Internet connections or computers that can be used for this type of learning. A higher proportion of families with access issues have kids with special educational needs and may also be less capable of providing the support and supervision these kids need to succeed in home-based learning. As a result, kids with ADHD, LD, and ASD are likely to be even more negatively impacted by the educational concomitants of the coronavirus pandemic. … [Read more...] about Will Distance Learning Produce a Coronavirus Virus Slump?
Transmitting correct information is critical when dealing with the serious and disabling injury of concussion. I have previously shared how my own post-concussive symptoms altered my capacities and led to a self-reflection of the new me. Our study demonstrates that fighters are exposed to head traumas in fight simulations, or so-called sparring sessions, typically twice a week. This information alone should be enough to focus extra attention on the risks these athletes face. Health-care professionals are rarely present during training, coaches have significant knowledge gaps and are unfamiliar with concussion assessment tools, and athletes usually do not report symptoms to avoid removal from a practice or a competition. This shows the importance of spreading reliable information on head injury knowledge, assessment, and management in combat sports. … [Read more...] about The Vicious Cycle of Concussion Ignorance in Combat Sports