One of the best books available about sports-related concussions

head gamesOne of the things that drives me nuts, is how little truly good and reliable information there is about sports-related concussions. There are many, many studies about it, and there is tons of life experience with concussions. Yet, precious few books actually exist to share this vital information with the general public.

Despite my difficulties reading (my distractability turns it into more work than play, at times), I got through this book in the space of a few days.

Head Games – Football’s Concussion Crisis — was penned by former football player and professional wrestler, Chris Nowinski, who had his career cut short by concussion. He gives good information that makes total sense. He also has some good ideas about how to address what is truly a crisis in our country. It’s well worth the read.

You can either click the image/link above, if you want to support this site by passing along Amazon affiliate commission to me (it won’t increase your cost), or you can just visit — or you can do what I did and check it out from your local library.

Personally, I’ll be buying my own copy, so I can go through it again with a highlighter. There is much good in there to be had, learned, and applied.

Check it out!

Author: brokenbrilliant

I am a long-term multiple (mild) Traumatic Brain Injury (mTBI or TBI) survivor who experienced assaults, falls, car accidents, sports-related injuries in the 1960s, '70s, '80s, and '90s. My last mild TBI was in 2004, but it was definitely the worst of the lot. I never received medical treatment for my injuries, some of which were sports injuries (and you have to get back in the game!), but I have been living very successfully with cognitive/behavioral (social, emotional, functional) symptoms and complications since I was a young kid. I’ve done it so well, in fact, that virtually nobody knows that I sustained those injuries… and the folks who do know, haven’t fully realized just how it’s impacted my life. It has impacted my life, however. In serious and debilitating ways. I’m coming out from behind the shields I’ve put up, in hopes of successfully addressing my own (invisible) challenges and helping others to see that sustaining a TBI is not the end of the world, and they can, in fact, live happy, fulfilled, productive lives in spite of it all.

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