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Epidemiology of Sports-Related Concussion in NCAA Athletes From 2009-2010 to 2013-2014
Background: The epidemiology of sports-related concussion (SRC) among student-athletes has been extensively researched. However, recent data at the collegiate level are limited. Purpose: To describeExpand
Minimally invasive versus open transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion for degenerative spondylolisthesis: comparative effectiveness and cost-utility analysis.
BACKGROUND Minimally invasive transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion (MIS TLIF) for lumbar spondylolisthesis allows for the surgical treatment of back/leg pain while minimizing tissue injury andExpand
Predictors of postconcussion syndrome after sports-related concussion in young athletes: a matched case-control study.
OBJECT Sport-related concussion (SRC) is a major public health problem. Approximately 90% of SRCs in high school athletes are transient; symptoms recover to baseline within 1 week. However, a smallExpand
Baseline neurocognitive scores in athletes with attention deficit-spectrum disorders and/or learning disability.
OBJECT Up to 16% of children in the US between the ages of 3 and 17 years have either attention deficit-spectrum disorder or a learning disability (LD). Sports-related concussions among youthExpand
Epidemiology of Sports-Related Concussions in National Collegiate Athletic Association Athletes From 2009-2010 to 2013-2014
Background: Limited data exist among collegiate student-athletes on the epidemiology of sports-related concussion (SRC) outcomes, such as symptoms, symptom resolution time, and return-to-play time.Expand
Determining the quality and effectiveness of surgical spine care: patient satisfaction is not a valid proxy.
BACKGROUND CONTEXT Given the unsustainable costs of the US health-care system, health-care purchasers, payers, and hospital systems are adopting the concept of value-based purchasing by shifting careExpand
Recovery from sports-related concussion: Days to return to neurocognitive baseline in adolescents versus young adults
Background: Sports-related concussions (SRC) among high school and collegiate athletes represent a significant public health concern. The Concussion in Sport Group (CIS) recommended greater cautionExpand
The Sport Concussion Assessment Tool: a systematic review.
OBJECTIVE Over the last 2 decades, sport-related concussion (SRC) has garnered significant attention. Even with increased awareness and athlete education, sideline recognition and real-time diagnosisExpand
Effect of sex on symptoms and return to baseline in sport-related concussion.
OBJECT Sport-related concussions (SRCs) among youth athletes represent a significant public health concern. Prior research suggests that females fare worse symptomatically after an SRC. The authorsExpand
Participation in Pre–High School Football and Neurological, Neuroradiological, and Neuropsychological Findings in Later Life
Background: A recent study found that an earlier age of first exposure (AFE) to tackle football was associated with long-term neurocognitive impairment in retired National Football League (NFL)Expand