Origin of concussion
OTHER WORDS FROM concussioncon·cus·sion·al, con·cus·sant [kuhn-kuhs-uhnt], /kənˈkʌs ənt/, adjectivecon·cus·sive, adjective
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How to use concussion in a sentence
Andy Dalton, who took over for Dak Prescott after his season-ending ankle injury, returned from a concussion he suffered in a Week 7 loss at Washington and a bout with the coronavirus to beat the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday.All four NFC East teams have three wins. For Washington, that means it’s full steam ahead.|Sam Fortier|November 23, 2020|Washington Post
He missed two games because of a concussion and then a positive coronavirus test.AFC South thrives and the Steelers stay unbeaten in NFL Week 11|Cindy Boren, Mark Maske, Des Bieler|November 23, 2020|Washington Post
The most common sport responsible for concussions was football.Many student athletes face risk of concussions that heal slowly|Rebecca E. Hirsch|November 2, 2020|Science News For Students
In August, a protester outside police headquarters hit an officer in the head with a cane, causing a concussion, according to police officials.No Unlawful Assembly Charges So Far Following Dozens of Arrests|Brittany Cruz-Fejeran and Ashly McGlone|October 12, 2020|Voice of San Diego
That said, the relationship between the players union and the league has often been adversarial — over concussions, race relations, and more.Why Can’t Schools Get What the N.F.L. Has? (Ep. 431)|Stephen J. Dubner|September 10, 2020|Freakonomics
TBIs can range anywhere from a mild concussion to catastrophic, fatal damage.Understanding Tracy Morgan’s Traumatic Brain Injury|Jean Kim|November 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The concussion crisis now has a permanent seat at the table of national discourse.College Football Fattens Players Up and Then Abandons Them|Evin Demirel|October 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Never mind that a CAT scan taken after the incident confirmed that he had suffered a concussion.
This device joins a number of other concussion-related technologies that aim to advance detection of and prevent head injuries.
These include safer helmets, force-detecting helmet patches, concussion-detecting smartphone apps, and novel eye-tracking devices.
The light blazed all about us, and Carna leaped from the window ledge into my arms even as the concussion struck at us.
A sudden blast of light came from the window, and the vast concussion shook the building terribly.
As many of them were loaded, the concussion set them off, so that dropping shot never ceased for about forty hours.The British Expedition to the Crimea|William Howard Russell
In three minutes the earth shook with the tremendous concussion of two hundred pieces of artillery.The Boys of '61|Charles Carleton Coffin.
The ground, struck by the concussion, trembled as though the whole Ural chain was shaken to its foundations.Michael Strogoff|Jules Verne