concussion


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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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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.
How dare you dash against - everybody - in this manner?' Bitzer picked up his cap, which the concussion had knocked off; and backing, and knuckling his forehead, pleaded that it was an accident.
In the midst of the three loud cheers, Daniel gave them all a hearty 'Good Bye, Men!' and the coach disappeared from sight, as if the concussion of the air had blown it out of Bleeding Heart Yard.
They called him King-Post on board of the Pequod; because, in form, he could be well likened to the short, square timber known by that name in Arctic whalers; and which by the means of many radiating side timbers inserted in it, served to brace the ship against the icy concussions of those battering seas.
At last they got to the theatre, which was Astley's: and in some two minutes after they had reached the yet unopened door, little Jacob was squeezed flat, and the baby had received divers concussions, and Barbara's mother's umbrella had been carried several yards off and passed back to her over the shoulders of the people, and Kit had hit a man on the head with the handkerchief of apples for 'scrowdging' his parent with unnecessary violence, and there was a great uproar.
BRAIN injury charity Headway believes cricket may need to look again at its concussion protocols after Steve Smith put himself in an "incredibly dangerous" position at Lord's.
Headway's deputy chief executive, Luke Griggs, said: "Cricket has been caught on the back foot a little bit with concussion. We thought it was an American football, rugby or football issue, but we are slowly beginning to realise that it affects all sports.
BY DEAN WILSON Cricket Correspondent STEVE SMITH'S dominance of the Ashes has been put on hold by Jofra Archer as the concussion he suffered is set to rule him out of the third Test.
Summary: Melbourne [Australia], Aug 19 (ANI): CA's Sports Science and Sports Medicine Manager, Alex Kountouris, on Monday shed light on Steve Smith's delayed concussion and explained the cricketing body's concussion protocols.
13, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- The length of time that NFL players are sidelined after a concussion has tripled in the past two decades, a new study finds.
The good news here is that losing your sense of smell for the time being tells you the concussion that hit you isn't to be dismissed.
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Among adults aged over age 65 years, taking a statin within 90 days after a concussion was associated with a 13% reduced risk of developing dementia in the subsequent 5 years, compared with similar adults not taking statins.
Among adults aged over 65 years, taking a statin within 90 days after a concussion was associated with a 13% reduced risk of developing dementia in the subsequent 5 years, compared with similar adults not taking statins.