Adolescent Concussion Update

James J. Kinderknecht, MD
James J. Kinderknecht, MD
Assistant Attending Physician, Hospital for Special Surgery
Faculty, Weill Cornell Medical College

Baxter B. Allen, MD
Research Associate in Child Neurology
Weill Cornell Medical College

Kenneth Perrine, PhD
Clinical Neuropsychologist
Assistant Professor of Neuropsychology in Neurological Surgery

James J. Kinderknecht, MD, Baxter B. Allen, MD, and Kenneth Perrine, PhD provide an explanation of the prevalence, prevention, and treatment of concussions in young athletes in a variety of sports, and describe different methods that are used to evaluate functioning in young athletes with head injuries.

This presentation was originally given at the 13th Annual Sports Medicine for the Young Athlete conference.


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