Current Issues in the Identification, Assessment, and Management of Concussions in Sports-Related Injuries

  title={Current Issues in the Identification, Assessment, and Management of Concussions in Sports-Related Injuries},
  author={Catherine K McKeever and P. Schatz},
  journal={Applied Neuropsychology},
  pages={11 - 4}
  • Catherine K McKeever, P. Schatz
  • Published 2003
  • Medicine
  • Applied Neuropsychology
  • The recent literature has focused on the need for appropriate identification, assessment, and management of sports-related concussion. This article addresses current issues in the prevalence and assessment of sports-related concussion. Despite a paucity of research on female athletes and youth athletes, there is evidence that female athletes are at higher risk for injury than males and that concussions may affect children and young adolescents differently than older adolescents and adults… CONTINUE READING
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