by Peggy J. Parks




The Compact Research series offers a concise, relevant, and conveniently organized collection of information covering a variety of topics including illegal immigration and deforestation to diseases such as anorexia and meningitis. Each book introduces a timely topic in a tightly organized format to hold readers' interest. Lively objective overviews, primary source quotes, and illustrated facts and statistics present an inviting full-color and user-friendly format.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781601525123
Publisher: Referencepoint Press
Publication date: 08/28/2013
Series: Compact Research Series: Diseases and Disorders
Pages: 96
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.50(d)
Lexile: 1280L (what's this?)
Age Range: 14 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Foreword 6

Concussions at a Glance 8

Overview 10

What Are Concussions? 22

Primary Source Quotes 29

Facts and Illustrations 32

How Are Concussions Diagnosed and Treated? 36

Primary Source Quotes 43

Facts and Illustrations 46

What Are the Risks of Concussions? 50

Primary Source Quotes 57

Facts and Illustrations 60

Can Sports-Related Concussions Be Prevented? 64

Primary Source Quotes 71

Facts and Illustrations 74

Key People and Advocacy Groups 78

Chronology 80

Related Organizations 82

For Further Research 85

Source Notes 87

List of Illustrations 90

Index 91

About the Author 96

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