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University of North Dakota

Adolescent; Brain Concussion -- prevention & control; Mouth Protectors; Youth Sports -- injuries

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Do Mouth Guards Prevent Concussions In Contact Sports?, Lindsey Siemens Jan 2015

Do Mouth Guards Prevent Concussions In Contact Sports?, Lindsey Siemens

Physician Assistant Scholarly Project Posters

• Concussion is one of the leading cause of traumatic brain injury in 13-22 year olds

• The purpose of this study is to determine whether or not mouth guards provide protection from sports-related concussions in 13-22 year old athletes participating in contact sports

• Which type of mouth guard is the most effective in preventing or reducing the severity of these injuries?