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Ahead of the Game: The Parent's Guide To Youth Sports Concussion

Rosemarie Scolaro Moser's new book, Ahead of the Game: The Parent's Guide to Youth Sports Concussion (University Press of New England) is just what it says it is: a practical, no-nonsense guide for parents about sport concussions. Ahead of the Game

Moser brings to the subject matter a unique background: As a clinician who has treated hundreds if not thousands of concussed student-athletes at the Sports Concussion Center of New Jersey, she brings real world experience to the subject, not just as a neuropsychologist with specialized expertise on baseline and post-concussion neurocognitive testing but in the management and treatment of concussions, including the academic accommodations that are often needed during the sometimes long road to recovery.

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Douglas E. Abrams

Professor Douglas E. AbramsDouglas E. Abrams is a nationally recognized youth sports expert and professor of law at the University of Missouri, specializing in family law and children and the law. A youth hockey coach for more than 40 years, Prof. Abrams is a prolific author and lecturer on sportsmanship, character development, and community sports programs, and a frequent guest on radio and television. Most recently, Prof. Abrams contributed a chapter to the book, "Learning Culture Through Sports" (Rowman and Littlefield 2010), entitled "Achieving Equal Opportunity in Youth Sports," a blueprint for maintaining equitable community sports programs. (more)

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