Sex differences in neuropsychological function and post-concussion symptoms of concussed collegiate athletes.

@article{Covassin2007SexDI,
  title={Sex differences in neuropsychological function and post-concussion symptoms of concussed collegiate athletes.},
  author={Tracey M Covassin and Philip Schatz and C Buz Swanik},
  journal={Neurosurgery},
  year={2007},
  volume={61 2},
  pages={345-50; discussion 350-1}
}
OBJECTIVE Our purpose was to determine whether sex differences exist with respect to post-concussion symptoms and neurocognitive function in concussed collegiate athletes. METHODS A prospective dependent-sample cohort design was used to compare baseline and post-concussion neuropsychological test scores and endorsed symptoms as functions of serial post-concussion assessment with respect to time and sex. The Immediate Post-concussion Assessment and Cognitive Testing (ImPACT) battery was… CONTINUE READING