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A concussion is a type of brain injury. It's the most minor form. Technically, a concussion is a short loss of normal brain function in response to a head injury. But people often use it to describe any minor injury to the head or brain.

Concussions are a common type of sports injury. You can also have one if you suffer a blow to the head or hit your head after a fall.

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  1. Concussion (National Library of Medicine)  
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  2. Sports Concussion vs. Military Concussion (Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center)  
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  7. Sports and Concussions (Nemours Foundation)  
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    ... Publications CDC's Injury Center Mild Traumatic Brain Injury/Concussion On this Page Getting Better: Tips for Adults ... makes their symptoms worse shortly after a concussion. Concussion in Children and Teens For more information on ...
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