New Zealand rugby's community concussion initiative: keeping kiwi communities RugbySmart - Salmon D, Sullivan J, Romanchuk J, Murphy I, Walters S, Whatman C, Clacy A, Keung S, Van Der Vis K.

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CONTEXT: Whereas much attention has been paid to identifying mechanisms for decreasing concussion rates in women's soccer players, which strategies currently being used is unknown. In addition, athletic trainers' (ATs') knowledge and beliefs about the effi...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
In their well-designed, case –control investigation of mouthguard use in youth ice hockey players and the risk of concussion, Chisholm and colleagues1 report that those wearing a mouthguard—whether custom-made or off-the-shelf—had lower rates of c...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news
In the past two decades, there has been a revolution in literature relating to the epidemiology, aetiology, early recognition, prevention, diagnosis and treatment of sports-related concussion (SRC). This research has resulted in the publication of five...
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OBJECTIVE: Prospectively characterize changes in serum proteins following sport-related concussion and determine if candidate biomarkers discriminate concussed athletes from controls and are associated with duration of symptoms following concussion. ...
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Background  Mild-traumatic brain injury (mTBI) and concussions cause significant morbidity. To date, synthesis of specific health care disparities and gaps in care for rural mTBI/concussion patients remains needed. Methods  A comprehensiv...
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__ Pear gets FDA clearance for insomnia therapeutic (MedCity News): “Pear Therapeutics received marketing authorization for its third product — a digital therapeutic intended to treat chronic insomnia. Called Somryst, the app is available by prescription only. It consists of a nine-week program that includes cognitive behavioral therapy and restricting sleep to a limited window of time … The company’s submission included data from two randomized controlled trials, including a study of 1,100 adults reporting chronic insomnia that used Somryst for nine weeks. They saw a significant reduction in insom...
Source: SharpBrains - Category: Neuroscience Authors: Tags: Cognitive Neuroscience Health & Wellness Technology chronic insomnia cognitive-behavioral-therapy depression digital therapeutic FDA Pear Therapeutics precertification Somryst Source Type: blogs
Discussion Memory is an important part of what distinguishes higher order species from others. Memory also is part of one’s self-identity. Difficulties in short-term memory can make common, everyday tasks difficult for the person experiencing the problem particularly if it recently occurred and the person’s long-term memory is intact. Difficulties with long-term memory can also have problems when language, events or even one’s own identity are affected. For some people the memory loss is temporary but for others, memory impairments are permanent and must be accepted and accommodated as part of the overall...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - Category: Pediatrics Authors: Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news
Publication date: Available online 27 March 2020Source: NeuroImage: ClinicalAuthor(s): Sarah C. Hellewell, Vy Phuong Brenda Nguyen, Ruchira Jayasena, Thomas Welton, Stuart M. Grieve
Source: NeuroImage: Clinical - Category: Radiology Source Type: research
To evaluate relationships between beliefs about the impact of rest and the level of activities and symptoms over time among active duty Service Members sustaining concussion, and whether these relationships vary by provision of concussion education.
Source: Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Source Type: research
This study...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
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