Trailer - Applying GBA Plus to Concussion Prevention and Treatment

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Concussions are a kind of traumatic brain injury.

They do not discriminate, affecting people of all ages and backgrounds.

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(Text on screen: Traumatic brain injury
People of all ages and backgrounds

But there are a number of identity factors that influence how people experience concussions.

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People experience concussions

Let's take a look at how we can apply GBA Plus to improve their prevention and treatment.

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Applying GBA Plus to research will help us better understand the relationship between sex, gender and other identity factors, allowing us to develop more targeted health policy and training.

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(Text on screen: Targeted health policy and training

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