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Relationship between concussion and neuropsychological performance in college football players.
CONTEXT Despite the high prevalence and potentially serious outcomes associated with concussion in athletes, there is little systematic research examining risk factors and short- and long-termExpand
Summary of evidence-based guideline update: Evaluation and management of concussion in sports
Objective: To update the 1997 American Academy of Neurology (AAN) practice parameter regarding sports concussion, focusing on 4 questions: 1) What factors increase/decrease concussion risk? 2) WhatExpand
On-Field Predictors of Neuropsychological and Symptom Deficit Following Sports-related Concussion
ObjectiveInvestigate the relationship between on-field markers of concussion severity and postinjury neuropsychological and symptom presentation in an athlete-specific population. DesignCase controlExpand
Single leg balance test to identify risk of ankle sprains
Background: Ankle sprains are a common and potentially disabling injury. Successful prediction of susceptibility to ankle sprain injury with a simple test could allow ankle sprain preventionExpand
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and the Athlete: An American Medical Society for Sports Medicine Position Statement
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is an important issue for the physician taking care of athletes since ADHD is common in the athletic population, and comorbid issues affect athletes ofExpand
Does loss of consciousness predict neuropsychological decrements after concussion?
OBJECTIVE To investigate the importance of loss of consciousness (LOC) in predicting neuropsychological test performance in a large sample of patients with head injury. DESIGN RetrospectiveExpand
Youth football: heat stress and injury risk.
Michael F. Bergeron, Ph.D., FACSM (Co-Chair)Douglas B. McKeag, M.D., FACSM (Co-Chair)Douglas J. Casa, Ph.D., ATC, FACSMPriscilla M. Clarkson, Ph.D., FACSMRandall W. Dick, FACSME. Randy Eichner, M.D.,Expand
Current issues in managing sports-related concussion.
THE ISSUE OF DETERMINING THE readiness of athletes to return to action following a head injury has received recognition as a major public health issue. Concern over the health of the athlete with aExpand
Sport-Related Concussion: Factors Associated With Prolonged Return to Play
Objective:To assess predictive value of concussion signs and symptoms based on return-to-play timelines. Design:Physician practice study without diagnosis that includes presentation, initial andExpand
Traumatic deep vein thrombosis in a soccer player: A case study
A 42 year-old male former semi-professional soccer player sustained a right lower extremity popliteal contusion during a soccer game. He was clinically diagnosed with a possible traumatic deep veinExpand