MEASUREMENT OF HEAD IMPACTS IN COLLEGIATE FOOTBALL PLAYERS: RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN HEAD IMPACT BIOMECHANICS AND ACUTE CLINICAL OUTCOME AFTER CONCUSSION

@article{Guskiewicz2007MEASUREMENTOH,
  title={MEASUREMENT OF HEAD IMPACTS IN COLLEGIATE FOOTBALL PLAYERS: RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN HEAD IMPACT BIOMECHANICS AND ACUTE CLINICAL OUTCOME AFTER CONCUSSION},
  author={Kevin M Guskiewicz and Jason P. Mihalik and Viswanathan Shankar and Stephen W Marshall and Dean H Crowell and Scott M Oliaro and Mario Ciocca and D N Hooker},
  journal={Neurosurgery},
  year={2007},
  volume={61},
  pages={1244–1253}
}
OBJECTIVETo determine the relationship between recorded head accelerations and impact locations and acute clinical outcome of symptomatology, neuropsychological, and postural stability tests after cerebral concussion in Division I collegiate football players. METHODSA prospective field study was used in which accelerometers were embedded in the football helmets of 88 collegiate football players. Linear and rotational accelerations of all head impacts sustained over the course of 2004 to 2006… 

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