Developing an Injury Threshold for Human Brain Concussion (Wayne State University)

Mild Traumatic Brain Injury:
A Leading Cause of Disability and Mortality Traumatic brain injury (TBI) resulting from blunt head impact is a major cause of disability and mortality in the United States. Approximately 2 million TBI cases occur each year. The great majority of these injuries are classified as mild traumatic brain injury (MTBI) or concussion. There is increased awareness of sports-related MTBI as an important public health
problem affecting a large number of people despite the use of protective headgear.

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