Concussion is a concerning injury and recovery can last days, weeks, or even months. Becoming familiar with post-concussion symptoms and the ensuing health-related sequelae is essential for those aiming to optimize the physical performance of tactical athletes.
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It is paramount for tactical facilitators to be able to recognize the signs and symptoms of a concussion, as well as grasp when it is safe to return to normal activities after an injury such as a mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI). This session from the 2015 TSAC Conference covers the foundational knowledge that tactical facilitators should know in order to help minimize potential complications associated with traumatic brain injuries.
The purpose of this article is to discuss creatine supplementation for athletes by addressing supplementation for athletic performance, recovery, cognition, brain function, safety, contraindications, and other special considerations.