The utility of the Convergence Insufficiency Symptom Survey (CISS) post-concussion - Trbovich AM, Sherry NK, Henley J, Emami K, Kontos AP.

This study explored the sensitivity and specificity of the CISS in identifying receded near poi...
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PURPOSE: To quantify differences in nonlinear aspects of performance on a seated visual-motor tracking task between clinically asymptomatic males and females with and without a self-reported mild traumatic brain injury history. METHODS: Seventy-thr...
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The aim of this study was to assess the occurrence of post-concussion symptoms and post-concussion syndrome (PCS) in a large cohort of patients after complicated and uncomplicated mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) at three and six months post-injury. Pati...
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Journal of Neurotrauma, Ahead of Print.
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Post-traumatic stress disorder in U.S. military members frequently follows a concussion-like brain injury. Until now, it has been unclear why. A UCLA team of psychologists and neurologists reports that a traumatic brain injury causes changes in a brain region called the amygdala; and the brain processes fear differently after such an injury.“Is one causing the other, and how does that occur?” asked senior author Michael Fanselow, who holds the Staglin Family Chair in Psychology at UCLA and is the director of UCLA’s Staglin Music Festival Center for Brain and Behavioral Health. “We’re learning....
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Sports-related concussion in cycling Sports-related concussion (SRC) is a recognised sport-related injury and a growing global public health concern,1 accounting for between 1.3% and 9.1% of all injuries reported during cycling events.2 Road cycling, ...
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BACKGROUND: Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is one of the most common neurological conditions. It can have wide-ranging physical, cognitive and psychosocial effects. Most people recover within weeks to months after the injury, but a substantial proportion are...
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SYNOPSIS: Whiplash and concussion may have similar presenting symptoms, biomechanical mechanisms, and neurophysiological sequelae, but neither enjoys a gold standard diagnostic test. Guidelines for whiplash and concussion are developed and implemented sepa...
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BACKGROUND: The standardization of care along disease lines is recommended to improve outcomes and reduce healthcare costs. The multiple disciplines involved in concussion management often results in fragmented and disparate care. A fundamental gap exists ...
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OBJECTIVES: To (i) investigate alterations in homotopic functional connectivity (hfc) in concussed patients relative to healthy controls (HC) and to (ii) interrogate whether hfc in concussed patients normalized during the recovery process. The relationship...
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