Unreported Concussion in High School Football Players: Implications for Prevention

  title={Unreported Concussion in High School Football Players: Implications for Prevention},
  author={Michael C. McCrea and Thomas A. Hammeke and Gary Olsen and Peter D. Leo and Kevin M. Guskiewicz},
  journal={Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine},
ObjectiveTo investigate the frequency of unreported concussion and estimate more accurately the overall rate of concussion in high school football players. DesignRetrospective, confidential survey completed by all subjects at the end of the football season. Setting and ParticipantsA total of 1,532 varsity football players from 20 high schools in the Milwaukee, Wisconsin, area were surveyed. Main Outcome MeasurementsThe structured survey assessed (1) number of concussions before the current… 

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