Concussion sufferers may have trouble reading

New York University scientists have shown what concussion-inflicted corpus callosum damage looks like on an MRI, and that sufferers struggle with comprehending information quickly.
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INTRODUCTION: Concussion disclosure is often essential for military personnel to receive appropriate care following concussive injury. Concussion-related education and training may play a role in improving disclosure and recognition among peers, allowing f...
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Sports-related concussion in youth is tied to a marked increased risk for subsequent suicide risk factors, including depression, suicidal ideation, and suicide attempts, new research shows.Medscape Medical News
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CONCLUSION: These data suggest disparities in concussion education exposure that can be addressed in first-year cadets. Additionally, findings support the importance and use of multiple sources of concussion education in improving cadet's concussion-related decision-making. PMID: 31789379 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Military Medicine - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Mil Med Source Type: research
ConclusionsIncreased in space movements, which are functionally gestures, and specifically, motion quality presentation gestures in symptomatic athletes indicate that the more vivid sensory motor experience of the head trauma is reflected in more gestural expressions. Thus, hand movements and gestures differentiate athletes who suffer from post-concussion symptoms from non-concussed athletes indicating the athletes’ motor-sensory experiences of the event and its aftereffects. The present study highlights the fact that gestures can be employed as behavioural markers of symptoms after sport-related concussions.
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Collision sports, such as Rugby Union (“Rugby”) have a particularly high risk of injury. Of all injuries common to collision sports, concussions have received the most attention due to the potentially negative cognitive effects in the short- and long-term. Despite non-professional Rugby players comprising the majority of the world’s playing population, there is relatively little research in this population. Stellenbosch Rugby Football Club (“Maties”), the official rugby club of Stellenbosch University, represents one of the world’s largest non-professional Rugby clubs, making this an ide...
Source: Frontiers in Human Neuroscience - Category: Neuroscience Source Type: research
TUESDAY, Dec. 3, 2019 -- High school students with a history of sports-related concussions might be at an increased risk for suicide, according to a study published online Nov. 11 in the Journal of Affective Disorders. Dale S. Mantey, Ph.D., from...
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Symptoms after sport-related concussions (SRC) are common. Because post-concussion symptoms are often not clearly visible, speech-accompanying gestures may help clinicians to gain additional information about the patient ’s history and symptoms during medical consultation. We hypothesized that athletes with SRC and who suffered from persisting symptoms would display more gestures during concussion assessment protocols when compared to non-concussed athletes because of the athletes’ previous motor-sensory experie nces made during the concussive event.
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MONDAY, Dec. 2, 2019 -- High school athletes who suffer repeated concussions may be at heightened risk for suicide, University of Texas researchers report. Data on more than 13,000 high school students revealed that those who had had a concussion...
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Objective: There has been an increased interest in the use of "Hybrid" neuropsychological test batteries to evaluate neurocognitive functioning prior to and following sports-related concussion. Typically, these test batteries include a combination o...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news
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