A social-marketing intervention and concussion-reporting beliefs - Warmath D, Winterstein AP.
CONTEXT: Concussion-symptom education remains the primary approach used by athletic trainers to address underreporting of possible sport-related concussions. Social marketing represents an untapped approach to promote concussion reporting by communicating ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 25, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Anxiety, depression, and symptom experience in concussed children and youth - Macartney G, Woodfield M, Terekhov I, Vassilyadi M, Goulet K.
PURPOSE: To describe and explore the relationship between baseline anxiety, depression and symptom experience in children and youth assessed at a concussion clinic. DESIGN AND METHODS: A retrospective chart review of concussed children and youth referr... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 25, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Awareness of concussion-education requirements, -management plans, and knowledge in high school and club sport coaches - Stamm JM, Post EG, Baugh CM, Bell DR.
CONTEXT: A growing number of high-school-aged athletes participate on club sport teams. Some, but not all, state concussion laws apply to both interscholastic and private sport organizations. However, concussion education, management plans, and knowledge h... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 25, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Anxiety, depression, and quality of life: a long-term follow-up study of patients with persisting concussion symptoms - Doroszkiewicz C, Gold D, Green RE, Tartaglia MC, Ma J, Tator C.
The objectives of this study were to evaluate the prevalence of clinical symptoms of anxiety and depression and the re... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 25, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Pupillary Light Reflex Metrics May ID Sports Concussion in Teens
FRIDAY, Sept. 25, 2020 -- Several pupillary light reflex (PLR) metrics are increased for adolescents with concussion versus healthy controls, according to a study published online Sept. 24 in JAMA Ophthalmology. Christina L. Master, M.D., from the... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - September 25, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Impairments in cerebral autoregulation is associated with postural control in sports related concussion - Reichow A, McCredie M, Stokes M, Bell K, Purkayastha S.
Global and regional deficits in cerebral blood flow are reported with concussions, a major public health concern, with approximately 3.8 million incidences occurring annually in the United States alone. Recent studies have identified an increased risk of m... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 24, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

In-between the ears: how concussion reshaped my life - Luff C.
Life was good, playing football, going out with friends and working as a boilermaker! Even after my first two concussions this pattern continued; I had no idea what was ahead. My first concussion was in 2012 playing football. I took a big hit, was diso... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 24, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Commentary Source Type: news

Biomarkers predict concussion recovery time
Researchers identified two blood proteins that are linked to length of time needed by college athletes to return to play following a sports-related concussion. (Source: NIH Research Matters)
Source: NIH Research Matters - September 22, 2020 Category: Research Source Type: news

Influence of sleep dysfunction on concussion assessment outcomes among adolescent athletes after concussion and healthy controls - Blaney NA, Trbovich A, Ernst N, Eagle SR, Collins MW, Kontos AP.
BACKGROUND: Sleep dysfunction (SD) is associated with a high symptom burden and lower neurocognitive performance after concussion and on baseline testing without injury. However, few studies have compared concussed athletes and controls with and without SD... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 21, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Investigating concussion knowledge in US born versus internationally born collegiate student-athletes in the United States - Hoersten T, Gray A, Payne EK, Gear W, Hageman J.
OBJECTIVE: To compare concussion knowledge between US born and internationally born collegiate student-athletes. Furthermore, to investigate whether length of time in the United States impacted concussion knowledge. DESIGN: Survey. SETTING: Prepartic... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 21, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Age-group differences and annual variation in return-to-play practices after sport-related concussion - Kerschner AE, Huber DL, Brett BL, Meier TB, Nelson LD, McCrea MA.
OBJECTIVE: To examine return-to-play (RTP) practice differences between high school and collegiate athletes, as well as the stability (ie, year-by-year) in these practices over a 5-year period. We hypothesized that similar protocols for treatment will be c... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 21, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

A prospective study of concussions and health outcomes in high school football players - McGuine TA, Pfaller A, Hetzel S, Broglio SP, Hammer E.
CONTEXT: Football is the most popular sport among US high school students and among the highest for sport-related concussion (SRC) incidence. Limited data detail how SRCs affect high school football players' psychosocial and health status beyond short-term... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 21, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Vestibular/ocular motor screening is independently associated with concussion symptom severity in youths - Babicz MA, Woods SP, Cirino P, Presley C, Colton Z, Podell K.
OBJECTIVE: To examine the independent contributions of the Vestibular/Ocular Motor Screening (VOMS) to concussion symptom severity in youths while controlling for computerized neurocognitive screening performance, demographics, and medical history. STUDY... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 21, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Altered motor system function in post-concussion syndrome as assessed via transcranial magnetic stimulation - Locke MB, Toepp SL, Turco CV, Harasym DH, Rathbone MP, Noseworthy MD, Nelson AJ.
OBJECTIVE: It is unclear why specific individuals incur chronic symptoms following a concussion. This exploratory research aims to identify and characterize any neurophysiological differences that may exist in motor cortex function in post-concussion syndr... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 21, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Early return to physical activity after a concussion: a critically appraised topic - St Aubin J, Volberding J, Duffy J.
Clinical Question: How does early return to physical activity impact return-to-play recovery time in patients 5-30 years old after an acute concussion as compared to the current best practice of resting? Clinical Bottom Line: Based on the information gathe... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 21, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Effect of diagnosed sleep disorders on baseline concussion symptom, cognitive, and balance assessments in collegiate athletes - McAllister-Deitrick J, Trbovich AM, Broglio SP, McCrea M, McAllister TW, Kontos AP.
BACKGROUND:Symptoms, cognition, balance, and other domains are commonly assessed at baseline testing as part of comprehensive preseason evaluations among collegiate student-athletes. Although approximately 27% of college students have at least 1 sleep diso... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 21, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Establishing consensus for essential elements in returning to learn following a concussion - McAvoy K, Eagan-Johnson B, Dymacek R, Hooper S, McCart M, Tyler J.
BACKGROUND: Returning to learn following a concussion is the process of managing a student's recovery during the school day by implementation of academic supports with varying intensity. Due to a lack of consensus or even guidance on Return to Learn, this ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 21, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Concussion management guidelines neglect auditory symptoms - Theodoroff SM, Papesh M, Duffield T, Novak M, Gallun F, King L, Chesnutt J, Rockwood R, Palandri M, Hullar T.
[Abstract unavailable] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 21, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Concussion: neurology film club with pandemic adaptation (comment) - Sawicka KM, Patel N, Kwan P, Wang J, Tyndel F.
The University of Toronto Neurology Film Club has run for 4 years and meets in the 101-year-old Hart House in the campus centre. In light of the ongoing pandemic, the residents, who organise the meetings, arranged for the latest film, Concussion, to be sho... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 21, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Reliability of a new test of balance function in healthy and concussion populations - Kis M.
Providing quantitative measures of balance and posture is a valuable aid in clinical assessment and in recent years several devices have been introduced that have demonstrated the accurate measure of balance via deviation of center of mass utilizing softwa... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 21, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

The utility of the King-Devick test in evaluating professional ice hockey players with suspected concussion - Echemendia RJ, Thelen J, Meeuwisse W, Comper P, Hutchison MG, Rizos J, Bruce JM.
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to (1) examine the diagnostic utility of the King-Devick (KD) in professional ice hockey players and (2) determine whether the KD provides unique variance in predicting a diagnosis of concussion when given in combin... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 21, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Using a likelihood heuristic to summarize conflicting literature on predictors of clinical outcome following sport-related concussion - B üttner F, Terry DP, Iverson GL.
OBJECTIVE: To introduce a new methodology for summarizing the results from systematic reviews-a likelihood heuristic-to the field of sport-related concussion. DATA SOURCES: We applied the likelihood heuristic to the results of a systematic review publish... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 21, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Recreational and Sports Issues Source Type: news

Multiscale mechanobiology of brain injury: axonal strain redistribution - Shakiba D, Zhao W, Ji S.
Those staying abreast of recent literature will recall that in 1803, Simmons noted that "the term concussion conveys not a precise idea of that derangement which is produced in the organization of the brain by external violence." The lack of precision pers... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

The influence of sport-related concussion on lower extremity injury risk: a review of current return-to-play practices and clinical implications - Avedesian JM, Covassin T, Dufek JS.
Sport-related concussions (SRCs) are now classified as a major health concern affecting athletes across all sporting levels, with recent evidence suggesting upwards of 3.8 million SRCs occur each year. Multiple injury surveillance datasets have recently de... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

The underreporting of concussion: differences between Black and White high school athletes likely stemming from inequities - Wallace J, Bretzin A, Beidler E, Hibbler T, Delfin D, Gray H, Covassin T.
Previous studies have found that Black high school athletes have poorer knowledge about concussions and have fewer sports medicine healthcare resources than White athletes, but research on concussion disclosure by race is still needed. Therefore, the purpo... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Prospective study of the association between sport-related concussion and brain morphometry (3T-MRI) in collegiate athletes: study from the NCAA-DoD CARE Consortium - Bobholz SA, Brett BL, Espa ña LY, Huber DL, Mayer AR, Harezlak J, Broglio SP, McAllister T, McCrea MA, Meier TB, CARE Consortium Investigators.
OBJECTIVES: To determine the acute and early long-term associations of sport-related concussion (SRC) and subcortical and cortical structures in collegiate contact sport athletes. METHODS: Athletes with a recent SRC (n=99) and matched contact (n=91) an... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Parent influence on concussion reporting in first-year collegiate athletes - Fuller NJ, Kroshus E, Hall EE, Ketcham CJ.
OBJECTIVE: To assess the relationship between sport-parenting practices and concussion reporting intentions of collegiate athletes across two levels of competition. PARTICIPANTS: Entering first-year student-athletes (varsity and club) at a mid-sized un... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Improving concussion education: consensus from the NCAA-Department of Defense Mind Matters Research & Education Grand Challenge - Kroshus E, Cameron KL, Coatsworth JD, D'Lauro C, Kim E, Lee K, Register-Mihalik JK, Milroy JJ, Roetert EP, Schmidt JD, Silverman RD, Warmath D, Wayment HA, Hainline B.
The objective of the present consensus process was to provide useful and feasible recommendations for collegiate athletic departments and mi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Factors associated with concussion symptom knowledge and attitudes towards concussion care-seeking in a national survey of parents of middle school children in the U.S - Kerr ZY, Nedimyer AK, Kay MC, Chandran A, Gildner P, Byrd KH, Haarbauer-Krupa JK, Register-Mihalik JK.
This study examined factors associated with concus... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Posturing responses in concussions sustained by elite American football players - Bruce SL, Dorney K.
Current literature indicates loss of consciousness occurs in about 10% of concussions. Posturing presentations represent brain injuries and a loss of consciousness. The purpose of this study was to observe video evidence of football-game-related concussion... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Young Adults Source Type: news

Perspective of United States judo coaches on concussion: a national survey - Yannetsos C, Pacheco MC, Thomas DG.
Concussions among athletes in contact sports are a prevalent health concern in the United States. There are few studies that have assessed concussion from the perspective of judo coaches. This is a descriptive study of a survey sent to 1,056 United States ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Estimated age of first exposure to American football and outcome from concussion - Caccese JB, Houck Z, Kaminski TW, Clugston JR, Iverson GL, Bryk KN, Oldham JR, Pasquina PF, Broglio SP, McAllister TW, McCrea M, Hoy AMR, Hazzard JB, Kelly LA, Ortega JD, Port N, Putukian M, Langford TD, Giza CC, Goldman JT, Benjamin HJ, Schmidt JD, Feigenbaum LA, Eckner JT, Mihalik JP, Miles JD, Anderson S, Master CL, Collins MW, Kontos AP, Chrisman SPD, Brooks A, Jackson JC, McGinty G, Cameron KL, Susmarski A, O'Donnell PG, Duma S, Rowson S, Miles CM, Bullers CT, Dykhuizen BH, Lintner L, Buckley TA, nd CARE Consortium Investigators.
OBJECTIVE: To examine the association between estimated age of first exposure (eAFE) to American football and clinical measures throughout recovery following concussion. METHODS: Participants were recruited across 30 colleges and universities as part o... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 12, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Recovery after football-related concussion: does age of first exposure matter? (Editorial) [American football] - Lynall RC, Barrett KM.
[Abstract unavailable] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 12, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Recreational and Sports Issues Source Type: news

Making a difference: affective distress explains discrepancy between objective and subjective cognitive functioning after mild traumatic brain injury - Hromas GA, Houck ZM, Asken BM, Svingos AM, Greif SM, Heaton SC, Jaffee MS, Bauer RM.
OBJECTIVE: To assess the relationship between subjective cognitive symptoms and objective cognitive test scores in patients after concussion. We additionally examined factors associated with subjective and objective cognitive dysfunction, as well as their ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 12, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: TBI Source Type: news

Sport concussion assessment tool symptom inventory: healthy and acute postconcussion symptom factor structures - Anderson M, Petit KM, Bretzin AC, Elbin RJ, Stephenson-Brown K, Covassin T.
CONTEXT: Previous researchers have examined factor structures for common concussion symptom inventories. However, they failed to discriminate between the acute (... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Clinical detection and recovery of vestibular and oculomotor impairments among amateur athletes following sport-related concussion: a prospective, matched-cohort study - B üttner F, Howell DR, Doherty C, Blake C, Ryan J, Delahunt E.
OBJECTIVE: To (1) quantify the diagnostic accuracy of the vestibular/oculomotor screening (VOMS), and (2) determine the recovery of vestibular and oculomotor impairments exhibited by concussed athletes compared with nonconcussed athletes using the VOMS. ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 10, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

De-implementing prolonged rest advice for concussion in primary care settings: a pilot stepped wedge cluster randomized trial - Silverberg ND, Otamendi T, Panenka WJ, Archambault P, Babul S, MacLellan A, Li LC, Canadian TBI Research Consortium.
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the feasibility and preliminary efficacy of a de-implementation intervention to support return-to-activity guideline use after concussion. SETTING: Community. PARTICIPANTS: Family physicians in community practice (n = 21 at 5... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 10, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Time Span of Football Play Not Linked to Concussion Recovery
THURSDAY, Sept. 10, 2020 -- Longer exposure to playing football during childhood and adolescence appears to be unrelated to clinical recovery following college football concussion, according to a study published online Sept. 9 in Neurology. Jaclyn... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - September 10, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Concussion discovery reveals dire, unknown effect of even mild brain injuries
(University of Virginia Health System) Even mild concussions cause severe and long-lasting impairments in the brain's ability to clean itself, and this may seed it for Alzheimer's, dementia and other neurodegenerative problems. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 10, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Study: Youth football participation doesn't impact concussion recovery later
Starting tackle football at a younger age may not affect a player's ability to recover from a concussion as they age, a study published Wednesday by the journal Neurology found. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - September 9, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Playing Football at Young Age Doesn't Slow Concussion Recovery in College
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 9, 2020 -- Playing tackle football at an early age doesn't determine how quickly college players recover from a concussion, a new study finds. " Because football is a very physical game and concussions can occur, it has been... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - September 9, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Concussion Blood Biomarkers Predict Athletes' Return to Play Concussion Blood Biomarkers Predict Athletes' Return to Play
Two plasma biomarkers, total tau protein and glial fibrillary acidic protein, were notably associated with predicting when athletes should return from sports-related concussions, a new study has found.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - September 8, 2020 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Acute effects of sport-related concussion on serum glial fibrillary acidic protein, ubiquitin c-terminal hydrolase L1, total tau, and neurofilament light measured by a multiplex assay - Asken BM, Yang Z, Xu H, Weber AG, Hayes RL, Bauer RM, DeKosky ST, Jaffee MS, Wang KKW, Clugston JR.
We prospectively evaluated serum concentrations of glial fibrillary acidic protein (GFAP), ubiquitin c-terminal hydrolase L1 (UCH-L1), total tau (T-Tau), and neurofilament light (NF-L) from collegiate athletes at baseline and acutely after sport-related co... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 8, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Post traumatic headache: clinical care of athletes vs non athletes with persistent post traumatic headache after concussion: sports neurologist and headache specialist perspective - Conidi FX.
PURPOSE: The purpose of this paper is to review and outline the similarities and differences in the treatment of athletes compared with that of other populations with a persistent post-traumatic headache after a concussion. RECENT FINDINGS: After an ex... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 7, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Post-concussion syndrome: a diagnosis of DSM past - McIntyre MK, Amiri M, Kumbhare D.
Following concussion, a subset of patients have persistent symptoms that are functionally limiting and may be difficult to treat. These symptoms were previously captured in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition (DSM-IV) ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 7, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Sport concussion assessment tool: baseline and clinical reference limits for concussion diagnosis and management in elite rugby union - Tucker R, Falvey EC, Fuller GW, Hislop MD, Patricios J, Raftery M.
OBJECTIVES: Rugby Union has adapted the Sports Concussion Assessment Tool (SCAT) into an abridged off-field concussion screen and the complete SCAT is used during diagnostic screens performed after head impact events. No firm guidelines exist as to what sh... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 7, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Associations between neurochemistry and gait performance following concussion in collegiate athletes - Charney MF, Howell DR, Lanois C, Starr TC, Liao H, Coello E, Breedlove KM, Meehan WP, Koerte I, Lin AP.
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the strength of associations between single-task and dual-task gait measures and posterior cingulate gyrus (PCG) neurochemicals in acutely concussed collegiate athletes. SETTING: Participants were recruited from an NCAA Division ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 7, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Daily life physical activity and concussion symptoms in adolescents - Boisgontier MP, Cheval B, Schmidt J.
BACKGROUND.: Concussion is a common injury in an adolescent population with up to 30% experiencing persistent symptoms. Rehabilitation programs that include aerobic exercises can reduce persistent postconcussion symptoms. However, it is unclear if daily li... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 7, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The association of saliva cytokines and pediatric sports-related concussion outcomes - Seeger TA, Tabor J, Sick S, Schneider KJ, Jenne C, La P, Talai AS, Rajashekar D, Mouches P, Forkert ND, Emery C, Debert CT.
This study aimed to explore cytokine alterations following pediatric sports-related concussion (SRC) and whether a specific cytokine profile could predict symptom burden and time to return to sports (RTS). SETTING: Sports Medicine Clinic. ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 7, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Concussion: mechanisms of injury and trends from 1997 to 2019 - Reid DBC, Shah KN, Baum EJ, Daniels AH.
BACKGROUND: There is limited long-term epidemiological data focused on concussions in the United States. METHODS: The National Electronic Injury Surveillance System was queried from 1997 to 2019 for concussion diagnoses. National incidence rates, strat... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 5, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news