The effect of preinjury sleep difficulties on neurocognitive impairment and symptoms after sport-related concussion.

@article{Sufrinko2015TheEO,
  title={The effect of preinjury sleep difficulties on neurocognitive impairment and symptoms after sport-related concussion.},
  author={Alicia M. Sufrinko and Kelly L Pearce and Robert J Elbin and Tracey Covassin and Eric W Johnson and Michael W. Collins and Anthony P. Kontos},
  journal={The American journal of sports medicine},
  year={2015},
  volume={43 4},
  pages={
          830-8
        }
}
BACKGROUND Researchers have reported that sleep duration is positively related to baseline neurocognitive performance. However, researchers have yet to examine the effect of preinjury sleep difficulties on postconcussion impairments. PURPOSE To compare neurocognitive impairment and symptoms of athletes with preinjury sleep difficulties to those without after a sport-related concussion (SRC). STUDY DESIGN Cohort study; Level of evidence, 3. METHODS The sample included 348 adolescent and… CONTINUE READING
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