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Ahead of the Game: The Parent's Guide To Youth Sports Concussion

Rosemarie Scolaro Moser's new book, Ahead of the Game: The Parent's Guide to Youth Sports Concussion (University Press of New England) is just what it says it is: a practical, no-nonsense guide for parents about sport concussions. Ahead of the Game

Moser brings to the subject matter a unique background: As a clinician who has treated hundreds if not thousands of concussed student-athletes at the Sports Concussion Center of New Jersey, she brings real world experience to the subject, not just as a neuropsychologist with specialized expertise on baseline and post-concussion neurocognitive testing but in the management and treatment of concussions, including the academic accommodations that are often needed during the sometimes long road to recovery.

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Most of the injuries kids suffer in sports are to their muscles, joints and bones in the form of strains, sprains and fractures. Many are the result of overuse and thus are preventable.

Our goal is to provide comprehensive prevention and treatment information on all of the different types of musculoskelatal injuries kids suffer in sports. But to do that we are going to need your help. If you are health care professional treating these injuries/conditions, we hope you will share what you have learned with the entire MomsTeam community of parents, coaches, administrators, athletic trainers, physicians and other health care professionals.

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