Neuropsychological Factors Related to College Ice Hockey Concussions

@article{Pedersen2014NeuropsychologicalFR,
  title={Neuropsychological Factors Related to College Ice Hockey Concussions},
  author={Heather A Pedersen and F. Richard Ferraro and Michael B. Himle and Caitlin G. Schultz and Mark Poolman},
  journal={American Journal of Alzheimer's Disease & Other Dementias®},
  year={2014},
  volume={29},
  pages={201 - 204}
}
We analyzed data from 74 male collegiate hockey players. Each athlete’s season began with a baseline administration of the Immediate Post-Concussion Assessment and Cognitive Testing (ImPACT) neuropsychology test battery. Fourteen athletes sustained a sport-related head injury and were readministered the test to assess the impact of the injury. A significant decrease in performance (compared to baseline) on immediate and delayed word recall and designs followed the first concussion. Following a… CONTINUE READING
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