Are Subconcussive Events Actually Concussions?

Is a subconcussive event a concussive event that only affects one part of the brain? Learn more about what research is showing, and hopes to show in the future.

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Posted on BrainLine October 18, 2011.

Produced by Noel Gunther, Ashley Gilleland, and Brian King, BrainLine.

About the author: David Hovda, PhD

David Hovda, PhD is the director of the UCLA Brain Injury Research Center. He is past president of the National Neurotrauma Society and past president of the International Neurotrauma Society.  He has served as chair of study sections for the National Institute for Neurological Disease and Stroke.

David Hovda