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Consensus statement on concussion in sport—the 5th international conference on concussion in sport held in Berlin, October 2016
TLDR
This document is developed for physicians and healthcare providers who are involved in athlete care, whether at a recreational, elite or professional level, and provides an overview of issues that may be of importance to healthcare providers involved in the management of SRC.
Evidence-based approach to revising the SCAT2: introducing the SCAT3
TLDR
It was determined that important clinical information can be ascertained in a streamlined manner through the use of a multimodal instrument such as the SCAT3.
 Management of Pediatric Mild Traumatic Brain Injury: A Neuropsychological Review From Injury Through Recovery
TLDR
A clinical management model focused on both evaluation and intervention from the time of injury through recovery is proposed, with primary value in its potential to speed recovery, minimize distress during the recovery process, and reduce the number of individuals who subjectively experience longer lasting postconcussive problems.
Incidence, Clinical Course, and Predictors of Prolonged Recovery Time Following Sport-Related Concussion in High School and College Athletes
TLDR
It is suggested that a small percentage of athletes may experience symptoms and functional impairments beyond the typical window of recovery after SRC, and that prolonged recovery is associated with acute indicators of more severe injury.
Benefits of Strict Rest After Acute Concussion: A Randomized Controlled Trial
TLDR
Recommending strict rest for adolescents immediately after concussion offered no added benefit over the usual care, and adolescents’ symptom reporting was influenced by recommending strict rest.
Prospective, Head-to-Head Study of Three Computerized Neurocognitive Assessment Tools (CNTs): Reliability and Validity for the Assessment of Sport-Related Concussion
TLDR
It is suggested that the CNTs may add incrementally (beyond symptom scores) to the identification of clinical impairment within 24 hr of injury or within a short time period after symptom resolution but do not add significant value over symptom assessment later.
Advances in neuropsychological assessment of sport-related concussion
TLDR
There is insufficient evidence to recommend the widespread routine use of baseline neuropsychological testing, and research suggests that psychological factors may complicate and prolong recovery from concussion in some athletes.
Multiple Self-Reported Concussions Are More Prevalent in Athletes With ADHD and Learning Disability
TLDR
Neurodevelopmental disorders and concussion history should be jointly considered in evaluating concussed players.
Role of advanced neuroimaging, fluid biomarkers and genetic testing in the assessment of sport-related concussion: a systematic review
TLDR
Advanced neuroimaging, fluid biomarkers and genetic testing are important research tools, but require further validation to determine their ultimate clinical utility in the evaluation of sport-related concussion (SRC).
"Playing Through It": Delayed Reporting and Removal From Athletic Activity After Concussion Predicts Prolonged Recovery.
TLDR
Athletes who do not Immediately report symptoms of a concussion and continue to participate in athletic activity are at risk for longer recoveries than athletes who immediately report symptoms and are immediately removed from activity.
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