Championship Thinking in Sports

Jim Meier

Championship Thinking in Sports – Insights and Answers to the Growing Concussion Problem in Sports

Dr. Jill Brooks* gets to the heart of the concussion problem in sports by addressing these and related questions; 1) just what is a concussion, 2) detection signs/symptoms for coaches & parents, 3) impact on athletics, academics & socially 4) the broader health risk, and 5) minimization/prevention…answers that make sense. Dr Brook, who sees 6-7 athletes a day for concussion related issues, is a clinical neuropsychologist and authority on concussions. She is a specialist in neurogenic speech and language disorders and head injury diagnosis and treatment. As a passionate advocate for concussions prevention, she has served as a consultant at the college & professional sports level and has implemented a State of New Jersey funded grant for research relating to concussions in high schools.