Changes to the Brain After Concussion

Concussions cause a waterfall of effects within the brain and long-lasting effects on the way the brain works.

In September 2001, Christopher Giza and David Hovda of the University of California studied the physical changes to the brain after concussion and how it is affects athletic development. They wanted to understand the physical changes to the brain after a person sustains a concussion. Giza and Hovda pulled information from over 100 published studies looking at concussions, the brain…