Kids With Concussions Can Phase In Exercise, Screen Time Sooner Than Before

No longer do kids with concussions need to sit in dark rooms for days on end. For the first time in nearly a decade, the nation's pediatricians have loosened their guidance on concussion recovery.(Image credit: Allie Wilson/Getty Images/EyeEm)
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Tozuda, a company based in Philadelphia, has developed a head impact sensor that can be attached to a sports helmet, such as those worn by football or hockey players, and which will indicate if a dangerous impact has occurred. The sensor undergoes a ...
Source: Medgadget - Category: Medical Devices Authors: Tags: Exclusive Neurology Sports Medicine Source Type: blogs
Background: The use of video review to document visible signs (VS) of sport-related concussion in the National Football League (NFL) is a novel method to recognize head injuries.Hypothesis/Purpose: The current pilot studies used varying metho...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news
Conditions:   TBI (Traumatic Brain Injury);   Concussion, Brain;   MTBI - Mild Traumatic Brain Injury;   Closed Head Injury Interventions:   Device: EEG Recording;   Other: Neurocognitive Tests;   Other: Clinician Evaluation;   Other: 22-item CSI Sponsor:   BrainScope Company, Inc. Not yet recruiting
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CONCLUSIONS: While these data are useful for preliminary human tolerance limits, a larger population must be used to quantify real-world dose response as a function of impact magnitude, direction, location, and accumulation. This work is ongoing. PMID: 32074346 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Military Medicine - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Mil Med Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: Differences in cognitive performance and postural stability measures may be influenced by demographic differences between military and civilian cohorts. Thus, military-specific normative datasets must be established to optimize clinical interpretation of Cleveland Clinic Concussion assessments. PMID: 32074318 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Military Medicine - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Mil Med Source Type: research
This study addressed mTBI history, medical treatment history, and stigmas associated with mTBI/concussion. MATERIALS AND METHODS: An anonymous questionnaire was developed. Data collection occurred throughout March 2018 in conjunction with Brain Injury Awareness Month activities. RESULTS: All 5,174 volunteers were Army; 86% male; 87% were between 18 and 34 years old; 89% had
Source: Military Medicine - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Mil Med Source Type: research
Objectives: In combat sports, strikes to the head are not just incidental but a deliberate and clear determinant of success. Concussion is a complex injury that is poorly understood and inappropriate practices are often observed among athletes and c...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
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Background: Post-concussive depression describes an elevation of depressive symptoms following concussion that occurs in conjunction with other symptoms of concussion. Children with concussion are more likely to diagnosed with depression. The overla...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
Publication date: Available online 20 February 2020Source: Sports Orthopaedics and TraumatologyAuthor(s): Björn Lembcke, Robert Lenz, Martin Ellenrieder, Wolfram Mittelmeier, Thomas TischerZusammenfassungKarate ist eine moderne Kampfsportart, deren Wurzeln bis ins China vor etwa 500 Jahren zurückreichen und die bei den Sommerspielen 2020 in Tokyo erstmals olympisch sein wird. Dabei unterscheidet man die Disziplinen Kumite-Karate (Freikampf) und Kata-Karate (Schattenkampf) mit unterschiedlichen Anforderungen an die Athleten. Die häufigsten Verletzungen finden sich beim Kumite-Karate im Bereich der Kopf- und H...
Source: Sports Orthopaedics and Traumatology - Category: Sports Medicine Source Type: research
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