Altered integrated locomotor and cognitive function in elite athletes 30 days postconcussion: a preliminary study.

@article{Fait2013AlteredIL,
  title={Altered integrated locomotor and cognitive function in elite athletes 30 days postconcussion: a preliminary study.},
  author={Philippe Fait and Bonnie R Swaine and Jean-François Cantin and Jean Leblond and Bradford J. McFadyen},
  journal={The Journal of head trauma rehabilitation},
  year={2013},
  volume={28 4},
  pages={293-301}
}
OBJECTIVE To begin to understand changes in locomotor navigation in elite athletes following concussion. METHODS Clinical measures and gait analysis were undertaken on average 37.33 days (SD = 4.8) postconcussion for 6 athletes as well as for a control group of athletes matched for age, sex, and team. The locomotor task consisted of walking at a self-selected speed along an unobstructed or obstructed path with and without a visual interference task. The trends for 4 dependent variables were… CONTINUE READING