Concussion in American versus European professional soccer: a decade-long comparative analysis of incidence, return to play, performance, and longevity - Ramkumar PN, Navarro SM, Haeberle HS, Luu BC, Jang A, Frangiamore SJ, Farrow LD, Schickendantz MS, Williams RJ.

BACKGROUND: The incidence and effect of sports-related concussions (SRCs) within the global sport of professional soccer is poorly described. PURPOSE: To comparatively examine the effects of SRC on athletes in Major League Soccer (MLS) and the Engl...
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Objective: The purpose of this systematic review is to quantitatively estimate (or invest) the impacts of sports-related concussions (SRCs) on cognitive performance among retired athletes more than 10 years after retirement. Methods: Six data...
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Nocebo effects refer to new or worsening symptoms that develop in response to negative health-related information, beliefs, and/or experiences. In recent years, research on concussion pathophysiology has significantly advanced. Through health campaigns and...
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BACKGROUND: Concussion injuries are common in professional American football players; however, their effect on player performance remains unclear. PURPOSE: To quantify the effect of concussions on the performance of running backs and wide receivers...
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Although I have not met Theresa Byrne face to face yet (my intention is certainly to do so), I feel a kinship with this conscious communicator whose musings inspire her readers, listeners, students and clients. If memory serves, we found each other through another site for which we both write called The Good Men Project. When I got to know her better, I was impressed with her ability to weave a story with a take home treasure in the form of the message. She earned a degree in Communication Studies (with concentrations in Psychology, Social Work, and Business/Marketing). This enables her to see beneath the su...
Source: Psych Central - Category: Psychiatry Authors: Tags: Bullying Interview PTSD Trauma Compassion Resilience Source Type: news
Objective: Identify alterations in cerebrovascular reactivity (CVR) based on the history of sport-related concussion (SRC). Further explore possible mechanisms underlying differences in vascular physiology using hemodynamic parameters modeled using ...
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A difference exists between sexes for the incidence of concussion injuries and severity of post-injury outcomes with females having a higher incidence rate (in comparable sports) and experience more robust symptoms than males. The basis for this disparity ...
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BACKGROUND: The emergency department (ED) is the first point of care for many patients with concussion, and post-concussion syndrome can impact vocational outcomes like successful return to work. Evaluation of concussion in general adult populations is nee...
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Sport-related concussion refers to the subset of concussive injuries occurring during sport activities. Similar to concussion from nonsport mechanisms, sport-related concussion is associated with significant morbidity, including migrainous headaches, disru...
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Objectives: Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) has frequently been associated with changes in sexual functioning. The TBI and sexuality literature, however, has limited generalizability to concussed females, who often use the emergency department (ED) as ...
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CONCLUSIONS: While the PCSS appears to capture general post-TBI sequelae, the underlying factors may differ due to cultural and linguistic differences in Spanish-speaking individuals. Clinical implications and future directions are further discussed. PMID: 31313601 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Brain Injury - Category: Neurology Tags: Brain Inj Source Type: research
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