Any blow to the head may cause a concussion. Student athletes are at an increased risk of this type of brain injury without proper safety equipment and supervision. Also, anyone who has suffered a concussion before is at a higher risk of having concussions in the future. Slip and falls and traffic accidents often involve concussions.
Sports most likely to cause concussions include baseball, basketball, field hockey, football, gymnastics, ice hockey, lacrosse, soccer, softball, volleyball, or wrestling.
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