What happens to children after an episode of concussion? - No Author(s) Listed.
Many research networks have well developed sub groups, established to tackle specific problems within their specialty. The Paediatric Emergency Research Canada (PERC) network has a concussion work group and has some produced some really useful long term fo... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 24, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Chiefs' Patrick Mahomes suffering from turf toe, not 100 percent
While Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes has cleared the NFL™s concussion protocol, that was not the only injury... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bashaud Breeland concussion: cleared to play in Chiefs-Bills AFC title
Kansas City will have its full starting secondary for the AFC title game. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Chiefs ’ Mahomes on the protocol, his toe issue and the Buffalo Bills
Because of the concussion protocol, Mahomes’ weekly media availability came on Friday — two days later than usual. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Kansas City Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes says he has cleared concussion protocol, been cleared to play Sunday
Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes said Friday that he's out of the concussion protocol and cleared to play in Sunday's AFC Championship... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lack of sleep, stress can lead to symptoms resembling concussion
(Ohio State University) A new study suggests that a lot of people might be going through life with symptoms that resemble concussion - a finding supporting researchers' argument that athletes recovering from a brain injury should be assessed and treated on a highly individualized basis. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Chiefs' Patrick Mahomes practices in limited capacity, remains in NFL's concussion protocol
Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes took a step in the right direction. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Chiefs' Patrick Mahomes may have tweaked nerve, in concussion protocol entering AFC Championship, per report
AFC Conference Championship: Chiefs' Patrick Mahomes suffered tweaked nerve, not concussion -- per report (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Chiefs' Patrick Mahomes Reportedly Clears 'Big Steps' in Concussion Protocol
Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes remains in the NFL 's concussion protocol but reportedly cleared "big steps." ... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Brett Favre issues warning to Patrick Mahomes after landing in concussion protocol ahead of AFC championship
Favre knows from experience the dangers that Mahomes may be weighing (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Patrick Mahomes injury: Chiefs QB still in concussion protocol Tuesday
NFL Network is reporting the Chiefs quarterback has been symptom-free, but he is still in the protocol. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

AFC Championship Game: Chiefs' Patrick Mahomes suffered tweaked nerve, not concussion, per report
AFC Conference Championship: Chiefs' Patrick Mahomes suffered tweaked nerve, not concussion -- per report (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Patrick Mahomes concussion: Could he be ready to play vs. Bills?
Patrick Mahomes will have to clear the five steps of the NFL's return-to-play protocol before he can return to normal football activities. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Patrick Mahomes injury: in the NFL concussion protocol
NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport broke down the latest on Good Morning Football (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cerebral blood flow predicts recovery in children with persistent post-concussion symptoms following mild traumatic brain injury - Barlow KM, Iyer K, Yan T, Scurfield A, Carlson HL, Wang Y.
Persistent post-concussion symptoms (PPCS) following pediatric mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) are associated with differential changes in cerebral blood flow (CBF). Given its potential as a therapeutic target, we examined CBF changes during recovery i... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 18, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Impact of self-efficacy and affective functioning on pediatric concussion symptom severity - Ramsey KA, Vaughan C, Wagner BM, McGuire JF, Gioia GA.
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to examine whether self-efficacy predicted pediatric concussion symptom severity and explore whether affective mood states (e.g., depression) influenced this relationship. METHOD: Children (8-17 years) who w... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 18, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Predictors of concussion nondisclosure in collegiate student-athletes - Anderson M, Petit KM, Wallace J, Covassin T, Beidler E.
CONTEXT: Mandated concussion education has aimed to improve student-athlete knowledge; however, some collegiate student-athletes continue to not disclose concussion. Concussion knowledge may not be the only factor influencing reporting, as student-athlete ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 18, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Patrick Mahomes concussion: Andy Reid says QB 'doing great right now' after Chiefs win behind Chad Henne
Mahomes left the Browns-Chiefs game midway through the third quarter with a concussion (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Kansas City Chiefs find way, win behind Chad Henne after Patrick Mahomes' concussion
The Chiefs held on to defeat the Browns 22-17 to reach the AFC Championship Game after Patrick Mahomes left with a concussion as Chad... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bills vs. Ravens score: Live NFL Playoffs updates, channel, stream, Lamar Jackson ruled out after concussion
Buffalo is headed back to the AFC Championship for the first time since 1993 (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Baltimore Ravens QB Lamar Jackson ruled out vs. Buffalo Bills with concussion
Ravens QB Lamar Jacskon suffered a concussion on the final play of the third quarter and was ruled out for the rest of Saturday's game... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lamar Jackson ruled out of Ravens playoff game vs. Bills after failing to clear concussion protocol
Jackson left the Ravens' playoff game against the Bills with a concussion (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA Clears First Rapid Handheld Blood Test for Concussion FDA Clears First Rapid Handheld Blood Test for Concussion
Abbott's i-STAT Alinity TBI plasma test measures two proteins found in blood after head trauma.FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape Pulmonary Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pulmonary Medicine Headlines - January 14, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Alert Source Type: news

FDA Clears First Rapid Handheld Blood Test for Concussion FDA Clears First Rapid Handheld Blood Test for Concussion
Abbott's i-STAT Alinity TBI plasma test measures two proteins found in blood after head trauma.FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - January 14, 2021 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Alert Source Type: news

Evaluating the effect of concussion education programs on intent to report concussion in high school football - Daneshvar DH, Yutsis M, Baugh CM, Pea RD, Goldman S, Grant GA, Ghajar J, Sanders LM, Chen C, Tenekedjieva LT, Gurrapu S, Zafonte RD, Sorcar P.
CONTEXT: Concussion underreporting leads to delays in diagnosis and treatment, prolonging recovery time. Athletes' self-report of concussion symptoms therefore reduces risk. OBJECTIVE: Evaluate the efficacy of three concussion education programs in imp... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Factors associated with symptom reporting in U.S. Service Academy cadets and NCAA student athletes without concussion: findings from the CARE Consortium - Caccese JB, Iverson GL, Hunzinger KJ, Asken BM, Clugston JR, Cameron KL, Houston MN, Svoboda SJ, Jackson JC, McGinty GT, Estevez CA, Susmarski AJ, Enrique A, Bryk KN, Broglio SP, McAllister TW, McCrea M, Pasquina PF, Buckley TA, CARE Consortium Investigators.
BACKGROUND: Symptom resolution is a key marker in determining fitness for return to activity following concussion, but in some cases, distinguishing persistent symptoms due to concussion versus symptoms related to other factors can be challenging. OBJE... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Predictors of poor reading performance in student-athletes following sport-related concussion - Sherry N, Trbovich A, Holland C, Eagle S, Bitzer H, Kontos AP.
The goal of the current study was to determine which sport/recreation-related concussion (SRC) assessments predict academic reading performance following SRC. The study included 70 concussed students aged 14-22  years (M = 16.21, SD = 1.90) evalua... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

N2b reflects the cognitive changes in executive functioning after concussion: a scoping review - Krokhine SN, Ewers NP, Mangold KI, Boshra R, Lin CYA, Connolly JF.
OBJECTIVES: The N2b is an event-related potential (ERP) component thought to index higher-order executive function. While the impact of concussion on executive functioning is frequently discussed in the literature, limited research has been done on the rol... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Delivering evidence-based online concussion education to medical and healthcare professionals: the Concussion Awareness Training Tool (CATT) - Babul S, Turcotte K, Lambert M, Hadly G, Sadler K.
BACKGROUND: Medical and healthcare professionals report an important gap in their training and knowledge on concussion diagnosis and management. The Concussion Awareness Training Tool (CATT) for medical professionals provides evidenced-based training and r... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Program and Other Evaluations, Effectiveness Studies Source Type: news

Prolonged elevation of serum neurofilament light after concussion in male Australian football players - McDonald SJ, O'Brien WT, Symons GF, Chen Z, Bain J, Major BP, Costello D, Yamakawa G, Sun M, Brady RD, Mitra B, Mychasiuk R, O'Brien TJ, Shultz SR.
In this study, we aimed to determine the temporal profile and diagnostic ability of serum levels of ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Recreational and Sports Issues Source Type: news

Sports- and physical activity-related concussion and risk for youth violence - Lowry R, Haarbauer-Krupa J, Breiding MJ, Simon TR.
INTRODUCTION: Sports and physical activities are an important cause of traumatic brain injury among adolescents. Childhood traumatic brain injury has been associated with cognitive impairment, emotional problems, and impaired behavior control, and these ne... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Symptom provocation during aerobic and dynamic supervised exercise challenges in adolescents with sport-related concussion - Popovich M, Sas A, Almeida AA, Freeman J, Alsalaheen B, Lorincz M, Eckner JT.
CONTEXT: Supervised exercise challenges (SECs) have been shown to be safe and beneficial in the early symptomatic period after concussion. Thus far, most in-clinic SECs studied have included a form of basic aerobic exercise only. An SEC that also includes ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

College Football Players May Underestimate Their Risks of Concussion or Injury College Football Players May Underestimate Their Risks of Concussion or Injury
College football players likely underestimate their risks for injury and concussion, which raises ethical concerns about athletes'informed participation in sports, according to a team of bioethics and sports medicine specialists.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - January 11, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics News Source Type: news

Concussion education in children and youth: a scoping review - Ramsay S, Dahinten S.
INTRODUCTION: Sports-related concussions in children and youth are a significant health concern. There is increasing literature pertaining to levels of knowledge about concussion and the effects of educational interventions, but the literature has not ye... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Race and concussion: an emerging relationship - Wagner R, Zach K, Kobayashi Y, Gottschalk AW.
Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a serious public health concern, resulting in significant morbidity and mortality for thousands of people each year.1 More than 85% of TBIs are classified as mild and usually result from sport-related impacts.2,3 Sport-relat... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

School nurses' perceived challenges with concussion management procedures in the secondary school setting - Welch Bacon CE, Kay MC, Weber ML, Tierney DK, Valovich McLeod TC.
School nurses have an integral role in managing student health concerns throughout the school day, yet little is known about their specific role in concussion management. Therefore, the purpose of this study was to explore the challenges encountered by s... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The effect of in-service methodology on learning transfer for school personnel managing students following concussion - Parent-Nichols J, Mousseau ADS, Cleland J, Lichtenstein JD, Maerlender A.
BACKGROUND: It is essential to increase the knowledge base of teachers involved in facilitating return to learning in middle school students following a concussion. However, the best method to enhance the transfer of learning for teachers remains to be el... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Nurse-driven universal concussion screening: a quality improvement initiative - Downie K, Cunningham A, Jafri M.
BACKGROUND: The purpose of this study was to provide an evaluation of a performance improvement initiative that operationalized universal concussion screening for all pediatric trauma admissions at a Level I pediatric trauma center. Mild traumatic brain ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

The association of concussion history and symptom presentation in combat sport athletes - Brown DA, Grant G, Evans K, Leung FT, Hides JA.
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to describe the concussion-related symptoms reported among combat sport athletes with and without a history of concussion, and a history of neck injury. DESIGN: Cross-sectional survey. SETTING: Data were co... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Recreational and Sports Issues Source Type: news

A roadmap of brain recovery in a mouse model of concussion: insights from neuroimaging - To XV, Nasrallah FA.
Concussion or mild traumatic brain injury is the most common form of traumatic brain injury with potentially long-term consequences. Current objective diagnosis and treatment options are limited to clinical assessment, cognitive rest, and symptom managem... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Abbott Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for the First Rapid Handheld Blood Test for Concussions
- The test to help evaluate mild traumatic brain injury (TBI), commonly known as concussion, produces a result within 15 minutes after a plasma sample is inserted and will run on Abbott's i-STAT ™ Alinity™ handheld device (Source: Abbott.com)
Source: Abbott.com - January 11, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Association of prior concussion with hippocampal volume and symptoms in collegiate-aged athletes - Meier T, Espana L, Kirk A, Nader AM, Powell J, Nelson LD, Mayer A, Brett BL.
There is concern that prior concussion and contact sport exposure may have negative effects on brain structure and function. Accurately quantifying prior concussion is complicated by the fact that multiple definitions exist, with recent definitions allow... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 7, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Long-term influence of concussion on cardio-autonomic function in adolescent hockey players - Memmini AK, Fountaine MFL, Broglio SP, Moore RD.
CONTEXT: Concussion may negatively influence cardiovascular function and the autonomic nervous system, defined by alteration in heart rate variability (HRV). Differences in HRV most commonly emerge during a physical challenge, such as the final steps of t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 7, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The effect of coach feedback and awareness of head impact exposure on practice structure in youth football - DiGuglielmo DM, Milef GM, Moore JB, Kelley ME, Powers AK, Stitzel JD, Urban JE.
With the concern of concussion risk and repetitive head impacts in youth football, organizations have adopted rules that limit contact during practice. However, rule changes are not ubiquitous among organizations and are challenging to monitor and enforc... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 7, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Health-promoting behaviours and concussion history are associated with cognitive function, mood-related symptoms and emotional-behavioural dyscontrol in former NFL players: an NFL-LONG Study - Walton SR, Kerr ZY, Brett BL, Chandran A, DeFreese JD, Smith-Ryan AE, Stoner L, Echemendia RJ, McCrea M, Meehan Iii WP, Guskiewicz KM.
OBJECTIVES: To examine the relationships among self-reported sport-related concussion (SRC) history and current health-promoting behaviours (exercise frequency, diet quality and sleep duration) with self-reported measures of brain health (cognitive funct... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 7, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Vestibular and ocular/oculomotor assessment strategies and outcomes following sports-related concussion: a scoping review - Quintana CP, McLeod TCV, Olson AD, Heebner NR, Hoch MC.
BACKGROUND: Recent literature has identified that the vestibular system is often involved following a sport-related concussion. Furthermore, the consequences of vestibular and ocular/oculomotor involvement have been explored and identified as potential p... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 7, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

A case of acute stuttering resulting after a sports-related concussion - Toldi J, Jones J.
[The publisher has not provided an abstract for this article.] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 6, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Association of lower extremity injuries and injury mechanism with previous concussion history in adolescent athletes - Biese KM, Stamm JM, Wichman DM, Hetzel SJ, Post EG, Bell DR.
OBJECTIVE: Determine the association between concussion and subsequent contact, non-contact, and overuse lower extremity (LE) injuries in a cohort of adolescent athletes. Secondarily, to identify this association between males and females. STUDY DESIGN: ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Athlete concussion history recall is underestimated: a validation study of self-reported concussion history among current professional rugby union players - Cunningham J, Broglio S, Wyse J, Mc Hugh C, Farrell G, Denvir K, Wilson F.
OBJECTIVE: To assess the concurrent validity and test re-test reliability of the Michigan Traumatic Brain Injury Identication Method (MTBIIM). The psychometric properties of this concussion index were investigated by comparing the agreement between playe... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Young Adults Source Type: news

Playing Rule Article Eight decreases the rate of sport related concussion in NFL players over two seasons - Baker HP, Lee CS, Qin C, Fibranz C, Rizzi A, Athiviraham A.
The objectives of this study were to determine if rule article 8 significantly reduced (1) the rate of concussions sustained by NFL players during regular season games, (2) the average games missed secondary to concussion injury, and (3) the ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news