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Why are adolescent athletes more prone to concussions?

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Dr. Larry Armstrong
Neurosurgery
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In brief: Multiple reasons

Aggressiveness of activity types of unprotected head strikes lack of protective equipment- helmets, etc fullness of the brain within the cranial vault many other reasons.

In brief: Multiple reasons

Aggressiveness of activity types of unprotected head strikes lack of protective equipment- helmets, etc fullness of the brain within the cranial vault many other reasons.
Dr. Larry Armstrong
Dr. Larry Armstrong
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Dr. William Singer
Pediatrics - Neurology

In brief: Impulsivity

Adolescent athletes tend to be more impulsive than children and adults.
They take more chances due to their impulsivity and therefore put themselves in the situation to get concussions more than people of other ages.

In brief: Impulsivity

Adolescent athletes tend to be more impulsive than children and adults.
They take more chances due to their impulsivity and therefore put themselves in the situation to get concussions more than people of other ages.
Dr. William Singer
Dr. William Singer
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