Grade 1 or "ding" concussions in high school athletes.

  title={Grade 1 or "ding" concussions in high school athletes.},
  author={Mark R. Lovell and M. William Collins and Grant L. Iverson and Karen M. Johnston and James P. Bradley},
  journal={The American journal of sports medicine},
  volume={32 1},
BACKGROUND Recent concussion management guidelines have suggested that athletes with mild (grade 1) concussions may be returned to play if asymptomatic for 15 minutes. The purpose of this study was to assess the utility of a current concussion management guideline in classifying and managing mild concussion. HYPOTHESIS High school athletes diagnosed with a grade 1 concussion will demonstrate measurable decline in neuropsychological functioning that persists during the 1st week of recovery… CONTINUE READING