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Consensus statement on concussion in sport—the 5th international conference on concussion in sport held in Berlin, October 2016
The 2017 Concussion in Sport Group (CISG) consensus statement is designed to build on the principles outlined in the previous statements1–4 and to develop further conceptual understanding ofExpand
National Athletic Trainers' Association position statement: management of sport concussion.
OBJECTIVE To provide athletic trainers, physicians, and other health care professionals with best-practice guidelines for the management of sport-related concussions. BACKGROUND An estimated 3.8Expand
Assessment of metabolic brain damage and recovery following mild traumatic brain injury: a multicentre, proton magnetic resonance spectroscopic study in concussed patients.
Concussive head injury opens a temporary window of brain vulnerability due to the impairment of cellular energetic metabolism. As experimentally demonstrated, a second mild injury occurring duringExpand
The Sport Concussion Assessment Tool 5th Edition (SCAT5): Background and rationale
This paper presents the Sport Concussion Assessment Tool 5th Edition (SCAT5), which is the most recent revision of a sport concussion evaluation tool for use by healthcare professionals in the acuteExpand
Biomechanical properties of concussions in high school football.
INTRODUCTION Sport concussion represents the majority of brain injuries occurring in the United States with 1.6–3.8 million cases annually. Understanding the biomechanical properties of this injuryExpand
Previous mild traumatic brain injury and postural-control dynamics.
CONTEXT Postural control and cognitive function are adversely affected by acute mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI). Whether postural-control deficits persist beyond the acute stage in individualsExpand
Advances in sport concussion assessment: from behavioral to brain imaging measures.
Given that the incidence of sports-related concussion is considered to have reached epidemic proportions, in the past 15 years we have witnessed an explosion of research in this field. The purpose ofExpand
Exertional heat illness and environmental conditions during a single football season in the southeast.
CONTEXT Recommendations for heat illness prevention provided by sports medicine associations do not always account for sex differences, specific age populations, regional environmental conditions,Expand
Test-retest reliability of computerized concussion assessment programs.
CONTEXT Computer-based neurocognitive assessment programs commonly are used to assist in concussion diagnosis and management. These tests have been adopted readily by many clinicians based onExpand
Concussion occurrence and knowledge in italian football (soccer).
The purpose of the study was to investigate concussion history, knowledge, injury identification, and management strategies among athletes, coaches, and medical staff in Italian club level footballExpand