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Anti-Inflammatory Drugs: Corticosteroids

Therapeutic Medications in Athletic Training

Human Kinetics, 2007

Ebook Chapter

...Steroid hormones are lipid soluble. They have a chemical structure similar to cholesterol, and many are derived directly from cholesterol. Corticosteroids are steroid hormones produced within the adrenal cortex (or synthetic versions...

Peripheral Nerve Injuries in Athletes

Anthony L. Petraglia

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Anthony L. Petraglia, MD, graduated from the University of Chicago in 2002 with a BA in neuroscience and earned his medical degree from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry in 2007. He completed his residency in neurological surgery at the University of Rochester Medical Center in 2014. Petraglia was the first neurosurgery resident to complete a neurological sports medicine fellowship, and is currently an attending neurosurgeon at Unity Health System in Rochester, New York, where he is also the director of the concussion program. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Julian E. Bailes

Julian E. Bailes, Jr., MD, earned a BS from from Louisiana State University in 1978, and his MD from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans in 1982. He completed a general surgery internship at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in 1983 and a neurological surgery residency at Northwestern University in Chicago in 1987, as well as a fellowship in cerebrovascular surgery at the Barrow Neurological Institute in Phoenix. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Arthur L. Day

Arthur L. Day, MD, graduated from Louisiana State University Medical School in 1972. He completed his surgical internship iin Birmingham, Alabama, and subsequently completed his residency in neurological surgery and fellowship in brain tumor immunology at the University of Florida College of Medicine in Gainesville, Florida. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Handbook of Neurological Sports Medicine : Concussion and Other Nervous System Injuries in the Athlete

Human Kinetics, 2015

Ebook Chapter

...Peripheral nerve injuries can occur in all athletes and in all sports. Their prevalence is likely to increase given the current widespread popularity of amateur and professional sports as well as weightlifting or resistance training...

Neurological Considerations in Return to Sport Participation

Anthony L. Petraglia

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Anthony L. Petraglia, MD, graduated from the University of Chicago in 2002 with a BA in neuroscience and earned his medical degree from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry in 2007. He completed his residency in neurological surgery at the University of Rochester Medical Center in 2014. Petraglia was the first neurosurgery resident to complete a neurological sports medicine fellowship, and is currently an attending neurosurgeon at Unity Health System in Rochester, New York, where he is also the director of the concussion program. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Julian E. Bailes

Julian E. Bailes, Jr., MD, earned a BS from from Louisiana State University in 1978, and his MD from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans in 1982. He completed a general surgery internship at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in 1983 and a neurological surgery residency at Northwestern University in Chicago in 1987, as well as a fellowship in cerebrovascular surgery at the Barrow Neurological Institute in Phoenix. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Arthur L. Day

Arthur L. Day, MD, graduated from Louisiana State University Medical School in 1972. He completed his surgical internship iin Birmingham, Alabama, and subsequently completed his residency in neurological surgery and fellowship in brain tumor immunology at the University of Florida College of Medicine in Gainesville, Florida. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Handbook of Neurological Sports Medicine : Concussion and Other Nervous System Injuries in the Athlete

Human Kinetics, 2015

Ebook Chapter

...In the last few years, it has become apparent that allowing a brain-injured athlete to reappear within the same game or practice is not beneficial for the athlete in the present and may be deleterious for the future. The last decade has...

Non-Anti-Inflammatory Systemic Analgesics

Therapeutic Medications in Athletic Training

Human Kinetics, 2007

Ebook Chapter

...Like the salicylates and NSAIDs discussed in previous chapters, analgesic drugs classified as non-anti-inflammatory agents relieve pain and fever, but there is one important distinction: Non-anti-inflammatory analgesics act to alleviate...

Headaches in Athletics

Anthony L. Petraglia

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Anthony L. Petraglia, MD, graduated from the University of Chicago in 2002 with a BA in neuroscience and earned his medical degree from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry in 2007. He completed his residency in neurological surgery at the University of Rochester Medical Center in 2014. Petraglia was the first neurosurgery resident to complete a neurological sports medicine fellowship, and is currently an attending neurosurgeon at Unity Health System in Rochester, New York, where he is also the director of the concussion program. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Julian E. Bailes

Julian E. Bailes, Jr., MD, earned a BS from from Louisiana State University in 1978, and his MD from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans in 1982. He completed a general surgery internship at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in 1983 and a neurological surgery residency at Northwestern University in Chicago in 1987, as well as a fellowship in cerebrovascular surgery at the Barrow Neurological Institute in Phoenix. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Arthur L. Day

Arthur L. Day, MD, graduated from Louisiana State University Medical School in 1972. He completed his surgical internship iin Birmingham, Alabama, and subsequently completed his residency in neurological surgery and fellowship in brain tumor immunology at the University of Florida College of Medicine in Gainesville, Florida. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Handbook of Neurological Sports Medicine : Concussion and Other Nervous System Injuries in the Athlete

Human Kinetics, 2015

Ebook Chapter

...Headaches are extremely common, affecting millions of people each year. They vary in pain intensity, pattern, and location from individual to individual. In men, the lifetime prevalence is 93% for headache of any kind, 8% for migraine...

Diabetes Medications

Therapeutic Medications in Athletic Training

Human Kinetics, 2007

Ebook Chapter

...Diabetes mellitus is a disease in which the body cannot effectively regulate blood glucose levels. The defining characteristic of diabetes is hyperglycemia (high blood sugar levels). The diagnosis of diabetes can be made if a person has...

Practical Issues Regarding Medications

Therapeutic Medications in Athletic Training

Human Kinetics, 2007

Ebook Chapter

...The fact that a product is marketed and packaged in tablet or capsule form does not automatically make it a therapeutic drug. Many nutritional supplements and other products masquerade as “drugs” on store shelves. The term therapeutic drug...

Respiratory Medications

Therapeutic Medications in Athletic Training

Human Kinetics, 2007

Ebook Chapter

...Respiratory infections are the most commonly encountered medical malady among athletes. These infections are typically caused by viruses and may result in a variety of symptoms that can affect athletic performance. Noninfectious respiratory...

Postconcussion Syndrome

Anthony L. Petraglia

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Anthony L. Petraglia, MD, graduated from the University of Chicago in 2002 with a BA in neuroscience and earned his medical degree from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry in 2007. He completed his residency in neurological surgery at the University of Rochester Medical Center in 2014. Petraglia was the first neurosurgery resident to complete a neurological sports medicine fellowship, and is currently an attending neurosurgeon at Unity Health System in Rochester, New York, where he is also the director of the concussion program. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Julian E. Bailes

Julian E. Bailes, Jr., MD, earned a BS from from Louisiana State University in 1978, and his MD from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans in 1982. He completed a general surgery internship at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in 1983 and a neurological surgery residency at Northwestern University in Chicago in 1987, as well as a fellowship in cerebrovascular surgery at the Barrow Neurological Institute in Phoenix. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Arthur L. Day

Arthur L. Day, MD, graduated from Louisiana State University Medical School in 1972. He completed his surgical internship iin Birmingham, Alabama, and subsequently completed his residency in neurological surgery and fellowship in brain tumor immunology at the University of Florida College of Medicine in Gainesville, Florida. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Handbook of Neurological Sports Medicine : Concussion and Other Nervous System Injuries in the Athlete

Human Kinetics, 2015

Ebook Chapter

...Concussion and its postconcussive symptoms were first described by physicians more than a century ago; however, since that time the identification and management of concussive injury has undergone a dramatic “paradigm shift.”[57...

The Research Behind Natural Neuroprotective Approaches to Concussion

Anthony L. Petraglia

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Anthony L. Petraglia, MD, graduated from the University of Chicago in 2002 with a BA in neuroscience and earned his medical degree from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry in 2007. He completed his residency in neurological surgery at the University of Rochester Medical Center in 2014. Petraglia was the first neurosurgery resident to complete a neurological sports medicine fellowship, and is currently an attending neurosurgeon at Unity Health System in Rochester, New York, where he is also the director of the concussion program. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Julian E. Bailes

Julian E. Bailes, Jr., MD, earned a BS from from Louisiana State University in 1978, and his MD from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans in 1982. He completed a general surgery internship at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in 1983 and a neurological surgery residency at Northwestern University in Chicago in 1987, as well as a fellowship in cerebrovascular surgery at the Barrow Neurological Institute in Phoenix. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Arthur L. Day

Arthur L. Day, MD, graduated from Louisiana State University Medical School in 1972. He completed his surgical internship iin Birmingham, Alabama, and subsequently completed his residency in neurological surgery and fellowship in brain tumor immunology at the University of Florida College of Medicine in Gainesville, Florida. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Handbook of Neurological Sports Medicine : Concussion and Other Nervous System Injuries in the Athlete

Human Kinetics, 2015

Ebook Chapter

...Significant efforts have been made in recent years to discover substances that can provide neuroprotection against diseases of the central nervous system (CNS). Regarding traumatic brain injury (TBI), no therapies generated...