Football injuries of the head and neck
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Published by National Health and Medical Research Council in Canberra .
Written in English


  • Physical therapy.,
  • Soccer -- Physiological aspects.,
  • Soccer injuries.

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Includes bibliographical references.

StatementNational Health and Medical Research Council.
ContributionsNational Health and Medical Research Council (Australia)
LC ClassificationsRC1220.S57 F66 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 134 p. :
Number of Pages134
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20074449M
ISBN 100644427116

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  Head and neck injuries in football (soccer) Show all authors. Neck injuries are not as common as head injuries and are not frequently reported in the literature. The biomechanics of neck injuries are different between children and adults which may account for the different types of injuries in these populations. Mosby-Year Book, Cited by: Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Head and neck injuries in football: mechanisms, treatment, and prevention by Schneider, Richard C., , Williams & Wilkins edition, in EnglishPages:   The overall incidence of injury was found to have been dramatically reduced over the 8 years. Influential factors such as legislative rule changes, medical status of recruits, and general coaching philosophies are dis cussed with regard to injury reduction and prevention of head and neck injuries in college by: A detailed chart showing normal anatomy of the head and neck as well as common injuries. Each illustration is clearly drawn and labeled. Anatomy and Injuries of the Head and Neck illustrates the following normal anatomy: 3/4 view of the head, neck and face showing the 1/5(1).

The majority of head and neck injuries in soccer occur secondary to impacts other than those that occur during heading, however, rare case reports of serious injury exist. Degenerative bony changes.   Hard football tackles and falls can result in severe neck injury – in much the same way and by the same force that happens with whiplash during a car accident. When the neck is hyperextended (flung. Injuries severe enough to cause head injury or other trauma often also cause neck fracture. A severe, sudden twist to the neck or a severe blow to the head or neck area can cause a neck fracture. Sports involving violent physical contact carry a greater risk of neck fracture, including football, ice hockey, rugby and wrestling. CHR reduces the weekly probability of defensive player concussions from 29 to 32%. It reduces the probability of all head and neck injuries by 34%. The downside of this rule is that players are more likely to tackle the lower body, which increases risk of serious lower body injuries.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Schneider, Richard C. (Richard Coy), Head and neck injuries in football: mechanisms, treatment, and prevention. According to the National Football Head and Neck Injury Registry, the number of spinal-cord injuries among college players dropped by 70 percent between and "This problem is not unique to athletes," says Robert Cantu, a clinical professor in Boston University's Department of Neurosurgery and a senior adviser to the National Football League on head and neck injuries. "Repetitive head injuries can be the result of physical abuse, car accidents, multiple falls. You may be at risk for CTE [chronic Author: Mike Tharp. Football Concussions: What We Know. Concussions are common brain injuries that result from traumatic impact. When blunt force jars the head or snaps the neck of an athlete, it can cause the brain to impact the skull; this causes the bruising of the brain known medically as a concussion.