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June 2, 2015
by Lisa Dorfman, MS, RD, CSSD, LMHC, FAND   While nutrition is important around the clock, it takes on added significance before and during a tough workout or a competition. Fortunately, research has zeroed in on the best foods to consume prior to exerting energy.
June 2, 2015
If an athlete is suspected of having suffered a concussion, the first step is that he or she be removed from the game or practice and refrain from any type of physical activity until being evaluated and cleared by a qualified medical professional. If the athlete is then diagnosed with a concussion, it is important to watch his or her behavior very closely for the next several days. If any of the following symptoms appear, you should take the person to the emergency room in case a more serious brain injury was suffered and emergency treatment or precautions are necessary:

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