Development of a risk prediction model among professional hockey players with visible signs of concussion

@article{Bruce2018DevelopmentOA,
  title={Development of a risk prediction model among professional hockey players with visible signs of concussion},
  author={J. Mitchell Bruce and Ruben J Echemendia and Willem H. Meeuwisse and Michael G. Hutchison and M. J. Aubry and Paul Comper},
  journal={British Journal of Sports Medicine},
  year={2018},
  volume={52},
  pages={1143–1148}
}
Background Little research examines how to best identify concussed athletes. The purpose of the present study was to develop a preliminary risk decision model that uses visible signs (VS) and mechanisms of injury (MOI) to predict the likelihood of subsequent concussion diagnosis. Methods Coders viewed and documented VS and associated MOI for all NHL games over the course of the 2013–2014 and 2014–2015 regular seasons. After coding was completed, player concussions were identified from the NHL… CONTINUE READING

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