Beliefs about the influence of rest during concussion recovery may predict activity and symptom progression within an active duty military population - Remigio-Baker RA, Gregory E, Cole WR, Bailie JM, McCulloch KL, Cecchini A, Stuessi K, Andrews TR, Mullins L, Ettenhofer ML.

OBJECTIVES: 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 educa...
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BACKGROUND: Mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI; concussion) is a common and costly public health concern that exhibits diverse patterns of recovery, making ascertainment of prognosis difficult. Interpersonal factors are critical determinants of health and l...
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Sport-related concussion is associated with acute disturbances in neurometabolic function, with effects that may last weeks to months after injury. However, is presently unknown whether these disturbances resolve at medical clearance to return to play (RTP...
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uvi P Abstract Background / objectives. The definition of mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI), also known as concussion, has been a matter of controversy, which makes comparison between studies. Incidence varies greatly from one country to another. The present article reviews definitions and epidemiology. METHODS: Literature review. RESULTS: According to the Mild TBI Committee of the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine, revised by the World Health Organization (WHO), mTBI is defined by a Glasgow Coma Scale score between 13 and 15 at 30 minutes post-injury, and one or more of the following symptoms:
Source: Neuro-Chirurgie - Category: Neurosurgery Authors: Tags: Neurochirurgie Source Type: research
Studies using blood-oxygenation-level-dependent functional magnetic resonance imaging (BOLD fMRI) have characterized how the resting brain is affected by concussion. The literature to date, however, has largely focused on measuring changes in the spatial o...
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CONCLUSION: The authors recommend that strict adherence to the guidelines that return to sport cannot occur until a child is symptom free at rest, off any medication, may be unreasonable in certain situations. Symptom stability is the proposed new concept for return to sport. PMID: 32356593 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Headache - Category: Neurology Authors: Tags: Headache Source Type: research
Sport-related concussion (SRC) is common in contact sports, but there remains a lack of reliable, unbiased biomarkers of brain injury and recovery. Although the symptoms of SRC generally resolve over a period of days to weeks, the lack of a biomarker impai...
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Conclusions: The state of art of this important topic show how although the mechanisms underlying the development of the two different diseases are different, the treatment of common migraine is efficacious in patients that have developed a post traumatic form.
Source: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health - Category: Environmental Health Authors: Tags: Review Source Type: research
Over the last decade, numerous concussion evidence-based clinical practice guidelines (CPGs), consensus statements, and clinical guidance documents have been published. These documents have typically focused on the diagnosis of concussion and medical manag...
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Our objective was to examine the effect of current neck or shoulder pain on concussion outcomes. Variables included symptom resolution and return-to-sport time, symptom severity, amount of school missed, and sleep disturbances. Three hundred twelve patient...
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Police officers around the world respond to and investigate calls regarding domestic violence (DV) daily. Police departments operate with standard protocols, particularly when engaging in investigations that involve allegations of strangulation or sexual a...
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