Does age play a role in recovery from sports-related concussion? A comparison of high school and collegiate athletes.

@article{Field2003DoesAP,
  title={Does age play a role in recovery from sports-related concussion? A comparison of high school and collegiate athletes.},
  author={M. Field and M. Collins and M. Lovell and J. Maroon},
  journal={The Journal of pediatrics},
  year={2003},
  volume={142 5},
  pages={
          546-53
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate symptoms and neurocognitive recovery patterns after sports-related concussion in high school and college athletes. STUDY DESIGN College athletes (n = 371) and high school athletes (n = 183) underwent baseline neuropsychological evaluation between 1997 and 2000. Individuals who received a concussion during athletic competition (n = 54) underwent serial neuropsychologic evaluation after injury and were compared with a noninjured within-sample control group (n = 38). Main… Expand
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