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Synonyms for concussion

violent forcible contact between two or more things

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injury to the brain caused by a blow

any violent blow

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As to the sad catastrophe itself, it could be canvassed only in one style by a couple of steady, sensible women, whose judgements had to work on ascertained events; and it was perfectly decided that it had been the consequence of much thoughtlessness and much imprudence; that its effects were most alarming, and that it was frightful to think, how long Miss Musgrove's recovery might yet be doubtful, and how liable she would still remain to suffer from the concussion hereafter
At the last a charge of gunpowder was fired, and the concussion exploded the dynamite.
The path, as you ascend nigher, is intersected by ravines of snow, down which stones continually roll from above; one of them is particularly dangerous, as the slightest sound, such as even speaking in a loud voice, produces a concussion of air sufficient to draw destruction upon the head of the speaker.
Bitzer picked up his cap, which the concussion had knocked off; and backing, and knuckling his forehead, pleaded that it was an accident.
and the coach disappeared from sight, as if the concussion of the air had blown it out of Bleeding Heart Yard.
Michigan was the 39th state to enact a law regulating sports concussions and return to athletic activity.
During the 2013-2014 school year, concussions in sports were reported at 3.
The incidence of reported concussions has increased 1600% from 1990 to 2014," wrote Dr.
Concussions occur across all sports, with multiple studies reporting that the highest incidence rates happen in American football, hockey, rugby, soccer and basketball.
Contrary to popular belief, concussions injuries are not always a result of a blow to the head.
Although most of the three million concussions diagnosed in the U.
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady is widely considered the best athlete to play in the sport of football, but he's been suffering with something that no one knew about: concussions.
M2 PHARMA-March 15, 2017-Female Footballers Suffer the Most Concussions in US High School Sports, Study Finds
Conclusion: The results from this survey show that the concussion knowledge among Canadian fourth year chiropractic interns and specialty college residents compares favorably with the knowledge of fourth year medical students and residents in diagnosing and managing concussions.
Managing Concussions in Schools: A Guide to Recognition, Response, and Leadership