An adolescent athlete may need a few extra days of recovery time than her college counterpart since her brain is still developing.
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About the author: Michael McCrea, PhD
Michael McCrea, PhD is the executive director of the ProHealth Care Research Institute and Neuroscience Center near Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He is a board-certified clinical neuropsychologist and has headed up the Neuropsychology Service at Waukesha Memorial Hospital since 1996.