Alterations to locomotor navigation in a complex environment at 7 and 30 days following a concussion in an elite athlete.

@article{Fait2009AlterationsTL,
  title={Alterations to locomotor navigation in a complex environment at 7 and 30 days following a concussion in an elite athlete.},
  author={Philippe Fait and Bradford J. McFadyen and Bonnie R Swaine and Jason F. Cantin},
  journal={Brain injury},
  year={2009},
  volume={23 4},
  pages={362-9}
}
PRIMARY OBJECTIVE To compare the locomotor capacity during (1) unobstructed walking and (2) the circumvention of fixed obstacles with and without a simultaneous visual task in an elite athlete before and after a sports-related concussion. RESEARCH DESIGN Case report. METHODS AND PROCEDURES Gait analysis and clinical neuropsychological measures were taken pre- and at 7 and 30 days post-injury in an 18 year old male junior hockey player. The task consisted of walking along an unobstructed or… CONTINUE READING
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