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Although there is no universally agreed upon definition among the medical communities, the following is a simplified definition of sports-related concussion: A traumatic brain injury that occurs through a bio-mechanical forces to the head or body that (temporarily) alters brain functions. A concussion is not a change in physical structure of the brain but a disruption of the neurological chemistry. The correlated functions associated with the injured area of the brain can cause a range of clinical signs. These include physical, cognitive, and even emotional signs / symptoms.

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