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TitleThe impact of repeated mild traumatic brain injuries (concussions) on the cognitive and academic functioning of early adolescent rugby union players: A controlled, longitudinal, prospective study.
AuthorAlexander, Debbie.
SubjectBrain Reserve Capacity (BRC) theory
Subject Early adolescent rugby players.
Date2007
TypeThesis and dissertation
FormatPdf
AbstractThis study investigated, within the context of Brain Reserve Capacity (BRC) theory, whether repeated concussions resulted in residual deficits in cognitive and academic functioning of early adolescent rugby players relative to non-contact sports controls.
Identifierhttp://etd.uwc.ac.za/index.php?module=etd&action=viewtitle&id=gen8Srv25Nme4_3611_1265940500