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Physical Activity After Traumatic Brain Injury

Published:February 17, 2021DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apmr.2020.12.020
      Traumatic brain injury (TBI) refers to damage to the brain from a physical force. This can include falls, car accidents, or gunshots, among other causes. TBI can cause difficulties with cognition (thinking) and function (movement). More than 2.5 million Americans experience a TBI each year. Many individuals with TBI do not complete regular physical activity.
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