Module 1 | Physiology of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)

Module Overview

The effects of concussion and traumatic brain injury alter the brain's physiology immediately, with detrimental effects that last for years. Included in the cascade of events unleashed in the brain by concussion is impaired neurotransmission, loss of regulation of ions, deregulation of energy use and cellular metabolism, as well as a reduction in cerebral blood flow. Chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), a progressive neurodegenerative disease, is associated with repetitive traumatic injury to the brain, including diffuse axonal injury (DAI), concussion, and coup and contrecoup injuries.

Topics at a Glance
A detailed overview of the types of traumatic brain injuries.
The physiology of impact related to traumatic brain injury.
A brief introduction to chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE).

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Module 1 | Physiology of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)

Module Overview

The effects of concussion and traumatic brain injury alter the brain's physiology immediately, with detrimental effects that last for years. Included in the cascade of events unleashed in the brain by concussion is impaired neurotransmission, loss of regulation of ions, deregulation of energy use and cellular metabolism, as well as a reduction in cerebral blood flow. Chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), a progressive neurodegenerative disease, is associated with repetitive traumatic injury to the brain, including diffuse axonal injury (DAI), concussion, and coup and contrecoup injuries.

Topics at a Glance
A detailed overview of the types of traumatic brain injuries.
The physiology of impact related to traumatic brain injury.
A brief introduction to chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE).

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