Head injuries in Soccer. A case for protective headgear?

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Bibliographic Details
Title translated into German:Kopfverletzungen beim Fussball. Notwendigkeit eines Kopfschutzes?
Author:Dailey, Stephen W.; Barsan, William G.
Published in:The physician and sportsmedicine : exercise is medicine
Published:20 (1992), 8 , S. 79-85, Lit.
Format: Publications (Database SPOLIT)
Publication Type: Journal article
Media type: Print resource
Language:English
ISSN:0091-3847
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Identification number:PU199405067252
Source:BISp

Abstract

Two soccer goalies, a 20-year-old woman and a 28-year-old man, sustained head injuries as they fielded shots on goal. One was kicked, the other kneed by another player. The female goalie suffered a mild concussion. The male goalie lost consciousness and was transported to a hopital where he scored a 7 of 15 on the Glasgow Coma Scale. Three months after the injury, he still suffered from decreased concentration and hearing loss and had not returned to work. Verf.-Referat