Spring 2018

Document Type

Poster Session


Exercise, Health, and Sport Sciences


Travis Parent MS, ATC, CSCS


concussions, traumatic brain injury, soccer, football, headgear, University of Southern Maine, Thinking Matters Symposium


Concussions have become a hot topic among athletic health care, but there is still a great deal to learn. One specific population has been studied and research produced showing the effects of wearing protective headgear. For some reason, adolescent soccer players are more apt to suffer a concussion. Taking steps to reduce recovery time and make concussions less common is something that should be addressed. The studies done showing the effects of headgear in adolescent soccer players is a topic that needs to be more widely known.

Start Date

April 2018



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