I was very lucky to be sent the dissertation from Don Brady, PhD, PsyD, NCSP he wrote in 2004 titled; A Preliminary Investigation of Active and Retired NFL Players’ Knowledge of Concussion. This read has been extremely enlightening and I consider this piece, written in 2004, ahead of its time. It is a shame that some could not see what Brady saw 7 years ago.
Here are some excerpts I have recently thought about;
On page 93 of his work you can find a warning from Dr. Cantu from 1997, yes 1997;
A concussion warning notice that Cantu (1997) has proposed for football may also be applied to participation in all sports. More specifically, Cantu has advocated for the placement of essential information about concussion—symptoms and risk factors–on all football helmets. The neurosurgeon’s suggested message follows: Continue reading