Redefining Sports Concussion Management For All Levels

by Harry Kerasidis, M.D.



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 9/10/2015

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 222
ISBN : 9781504925150
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 222
ISBN : 9781504925167

About the Book

A new field of medicine is emerging, Concussionology, and it has massive consequences on the health and welfare of athletes’ livelihood. This guidebook provides basic training for athletes, parents and coaches as well as more in-depth training of concussions for athletic trainers, and other medical professionals.

In Concussionology, Dr. Harry Kerasidis:

• Outlines his own clinical-caliber concussion protocol

• Reveals who is more vulnerable to concussions

• Gives requirements for concussion baseline tests

• Provides neurological basics about the brain, injury and behavior

• Offers practical steps to handling concussions, and more

What they’re saying

“…a full, all inclusive approach to the management of sports related concussions.”

—Dr. Alan Ashare, USA Hockey, Board of Director

“Dr. Kerasidis is … forward-thinking … intellectually brilliant. This book is a reflection of that genius: straightforward, smart and leading-edge.”

—Erin Sharoni, National TV Sports Personality

“Dr. Kerasidis explains the brain in user-friendly terms, including how it functions normally and how it responds in concussion. This book is a clear call to action for players, parents, coaches, and loved ones.”

—Theodore Henderson, MD, PhD Child, Adolescent, and General Psychiatry

“Dr. Kerasidis expertise in concussions and concussion management has taught me what I need to know and helped me become a better athletic trainer…and implement a first class concussion management program.”

— Stephanie Guzzo, Assistant Athletic Trainer, St. Mary’s College of Maryland

About the Author

Harry Kerasidis, M.D. is a neurologist specializing in sports concussion detection and prevention. After 25 years treating thousands of concussions, Dr. Kerasidis created, an online and mobile platform to provide everything necessary to help prevent, detect and protect athletes from concussions. Dr. Kerasidis also founded Chesapeake Neurology Associates, serves as Medical Director at Calvert Memorial Hospital for the Center for Neuroscience, the hospital’s Sleep Disorders Center and Stroke Center.