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Physical Activity and Traumatic Brain Injury

Irwin, Kelley BS; Ede, Alison MS; Buddhadev, Harsh BPT; Driver, Simon PhD; Ronai, Peter MS, CSCS*D, NSCA-CPT*D, ACSM RCEP

Strength & Conditioning Journal:
doi: 10.1519/SSC.0b013e318210e899
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Abstract

COMPLETING THE RECOMMENDED AMOUNTS OF PHYSICAL ACTIVITY IN THE FORM OF STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING EXERCISES EACH WEEK MAY PREVENT REGRESSION OF PERFORMANCE, DECREASE THE RISKS OF SECONDARY HEALTH CONDITIONS, AND IMPROVE THE FUNCTIONAL CAPACITY OF AN INDIVIDUAL WITH A TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY HELPING REGAIN INDEPENDENCE AFTER INJURY.

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Department of Kinesiology, Health Promotion, and Recreation, University of North Texas, Denton, Texas

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The column was completed through the Disability and Well-being Consortium at the University of North Texas.

Kelley Irwin is a graduate student in the Department of Kinesiology, Health Promotion, and Recreation at the University of North Texas.

Alison Ede is a graduate of the master's program in the Department of Kinesiology, Health Promotion, and Recreation at the University of North Texas.

Harsh Buddhadev is a graduate student in the Department of Kinesiology, Health Promotion, and Recreation at the University of North Texas.

Simon Driver is an assistant professor in the Department of Kinesiology, Health Promotion, and Recreation at the University of North Texas.

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