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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?

Department

Physician Assistant Studies

Degree Name

Master of Physician Assistant Studies (MPAS)

Publication Date

2015

Keywords

Adolescent; Brain Concussion -- prevention & control; Mouth Protectors; Youth Sports -- injuries

Disciplines

Sports Medicine

Do Mouth Guards Prevent Concussions in Contact Sports?

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