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• Concussion is one of the leading cause of traumatic brain injury in 13-22 year olds
• The purpose of this study is to determine whether or not mouth guards provide protection from sports-related concussions in 13-22 year old athletes participating in contact sports
• Which type of mouth guard is the most effective in preventing or reducing the severity of these injuries?
Physician Assistant Studies
Master of Physician Assistant Studies (MPAS)
Adolescent; Brain Concussion -- prevention & control; Mouth Protectors; Youth Sports -- injuries
Siemens, Lindsey, "Do Mouth Guards Prevent Concussions in Contact Sports?" (2015). Physician Assistant Scholarly Project Posters. 106.