Neuropsychology of Sports-Related Concussion | 15 CEU

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Explore neuropsychological considerations in the assessment, diagnosis, and management of sports-related concussions and their aftereffects.Expert contributors in neuropsychology and sports medicine describe treatment for persistent post-concussive symptoms, including post-traumatic headache and migraine, depression, and anxiety.Examine genetic factors that can impact symptoms and diagnosis, as well as the use of neuroimaging in diagnosis and treatment; measurement issues such as sex differences, assessment of effort in evaluations, and computerized testing that can affect the validity of neuropsychological results; and exciting new treatment options such as virtual reality tools. Protect your athletes from sports-related head trauma, such as chronic traumatic encephalopathy and concussion, often regarded as “the single most important issue in sports today”.

Learning Objectives

  • Articulate the neuropsychological considerations in the assessment, diagnosis, and management of sports-related concussions and their aftereffects.
  • Assimilate and implement evidence-based protocols for the treatment for persistent post-concussive symptoms, including post-traumatic headache and migraine, depression, and anxiety.
  • Comprehend the influence of genetic factors and neuroimaging in head trauma symptoms and diagnosis.

Exam: 265 true/false statements. Downloadable. Unlimited retakes. View our "How It Works" video.
Kindle eBook: 7529 KB. ASIN: B07JMLWDB2. Accessible in the U.S. only.
Book: Paperback. 403pp. Oct 2018. ISBN-13:
978-1433829796

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