The Concussion Crisis: Anatomy of a Silent Epidemic

The Concussion Crisis: Anatomy of a Silent Epidemic

by Linda Carroll, David Rosner


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ISBN-13: 9781451627220
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Publication date: 09/13/2011
Pages: 336
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

Linda Carroll has been a nationally respected health writer for seventeen years. While covering a broad range of health topics for and The New York Times, she has developed a specialized expertise in brain science. As an contract writer for the past ten years, Carroll has done everything from investigative reporting to column writing for the Internet’s leading news website. She was the women’s health columnist for five years. She has also written investigative pieces for Health and SmartMoney, and in-depth health and medical articles for Newsday and the Los Angeles Times.

David Rosner is a journalist with extensive experience covering sports and health for prominent publications. As a longtime sportswriter at Newsday in New York, he won national newspaper awards for deadline, enterprise, and investigative reporting. He launched the city sports bureau of New York Newsday, created the genre of sports-business journalism at Sports inc. magazine, and broke ground in the coverage of athletes with disabilities for WeMedia’s award-winning website. In addition to freelancing articles for national magazines ranging from TIME to the Sporting News, he co-authored The Official Illustrated NHL History. He also has edited two national consumer magazines, including Neurology Now, the official patients’ magazine of the American Academy of Neurology.

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"This noteworthy book issues a challenge to the "macho play-through-the pain" sports culture and urges a rethinking of safety versus spectacle." —-Publishers Weekly

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Concussion Crisis 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Wallaby More than 1 year ago
I found this book to be very insightful in helping me learn more about brain injuries. While its focus is mostly on the physical injury, there was some about how difficult it is for students to learn after the head injury.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago