Concussion can increase the risk of visually induced motion sickness - Keshavarz B, Adams M, Gabriel G, Sergio LE, Campos JL.
Concussion can lead to various symptoms such as balance problems, memory impairments, dizziness, and/or headaches. It has been previously suggested that during self-motion relevant tasks, individuals with concussion may rely heavily on visual information t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 12, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Discovery of alpha-1-antichymotrypsin as a marker of delayed recovery from concussion in children - Swaney EEK, Babl FE, Rausa VC, Anderson N, Hearps SJC, Parkin G, Hart-Smith G, Zaw T, Carroll L, Takagi M, Seal ML, Davis GA, Anderson V, Ignjatovic V.
Of the four million children who experience a concussion each year, 30-50% of children will experience delayed recovery, where they will continue to experience symptoms more than two weeks after their injury. Delayed recovery from concussion encompasses em... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 12, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Cognitive, sleep-arousal, physical, and affective domain scores on the Post-Concussion Symptom Scale: added utility in detecting symptom elevations among student-athletes with a remote history of concussion - Karr JE, Zuccato BG, Ingram EO, Considine CM, Merker B, Abeare CA.
OBJECTIVE: The evaluation of self-reported symptoms is a standard component of concussion assessment and management. Clinicians typically evaluate a total symptom severity score rather than scores corresponding to specific symptom domains (i.e., cognitive,... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 12, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The Relentless Cost of Chronic Diseases
At first, my legs buckled. Then I started nearly fainting and was struck by fierce jaw, neck, and back pain—six unhappy faces-worth on the scale.  Just as quickly, as one tends to do, I created narratives to explain these sudden symptoms. That one glass of wine had done me in. The steamy weather led my knees to wobble. It was the aftermath of a concussion I got after I fell in a hole in the sidewalk. It was from when I hurt my neck when I was thrown down on a subway platform by a man with low spatial awareness and somewhere to be. [time-brightcove not-tgx=”true”] It turned out I was fainting beca...
Source: TIME: Health - April 9, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alissa Quart Tags: Uncategorized freelance Source Type: news

Subclinical, long-term psychological symptoms following sport-related concussion: are athletes more depressed than we think? - Burns C, Jo J, Williams K, Davis P, Amedy A, Anesi TJ, Prosak OL, Rigney GH, Terry DP, Zuckerman SL.
INTRODUCTION: In adolescent and collegiate athletes with sport-related concussion (SRC), we sought to evaluate the prevalence and predictors of long-term psychological symptoms. METHODS: A cohort study was conducted of athletes 12-24-year-old diagn... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 6, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

A cross-sectional investigation of trait mindfulness, concussion symptom severity, and quality of life in adults with persisting symptoms postconcussion - Cairncross M, Ledoux AA, Greenberg J, Silverberg ND.
Individual differences in mindfulness may impact quality of life after concussion. In a cross-sectional analysis, the moderating effect of mindfulness was tested on the association between symptom severity and quality of life in adults with persisting post... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 4, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Association between days for concussion recovery and initial specialty clinic evaluation within 48  hours - Mathew AS, Caze T, Price AM, Vásquez D, Abt JP, Burkhart SO.
BACKGROUND: Researchers have highlighted the importance of early access to concussion care within one week of injury in reducing recovery times. However, a persisting question for concussion researchers is "just how early is important?" The purpose of this... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 4, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Nominal differences in acute symptom presentation and recovery duration of sport-related concussion between male and female collegiate athletes in the PAC-12 - Konstantinides NA, Murphy SM, Whelan BM, Harmon KG, Poddar SK, Hern ández TD, Rowe RK.
BACKGROUND: Sport-related concussion (SRC) is a heterogenous injury that often presents with varied symptoms and impairment. Recently, research has focused on identifying subtypes, or clinical profiles of concussion to be used in assessing and treating ath... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 4, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Brain pathology and symptoms linked to concussion history: beyond chronic traumatic encephalopathy - Taskina D, Zhu C, Schwab N, Hazrati LN.
Repeated head trauma acquired through sports injuries has been associated with the development of long-term disabling symptoms that negatively impact the quality of life. In this retrospective case series, 52 male former professional athletes involved in c... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 3, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Abbott Receives FDA Clearance for Whole Blood Rapid Test to Help with Assessment of Concussion at the Patient's Bedside
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Source: Abbott.com - April 1, 2024 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Changes in brain structure and function in a multisport cohort of retired female and male athletes, many years after suffering a concussion: implications for neuroplasticity and neurodegenerative disease pathogenesis - Turner M, Belli A, Castellani RJ.
BACKGROUND: Cumulative effects of traumatic brain injury is of increasing concern, especially with respect to its role in the etiology and pathogenesis of neurodegenerative diseases, such as Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, and amyotrophic lateral... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 1, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Management of sport-related concussion: bridging the evidence from 2014 to 2023 - Broglio SP, Register-Mihalik JK, Valovich McLeod TC.
Concussions, once regarded as minor injuries, have gained increased attention due to their short-term and potentially long-term consequences. The National Athletic Trainers' Association (NATA) has published 2 position statements (2004 and 2014) to guide th... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 28, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

National Athletic Trainers' Association bridge statement: management of sport-related concussion - Broglio SP, Register-Mihalik JK, Guskiewicz KM, Leddy JJ, Merriman A, Valovich McLeod TC.
OBJECTIVE: To provide athletic trainers and team physicians with updated recommendations to the 2014 National Athletic Trainers' Association (NATA) concussion position statement regarding concussion management, specifically in the areas of education, asses... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 28, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Commentary Source Type: news

Move & Connect-Youth: a virtual group intervention for youth experiencing persisting symptoms after concussion - Scratch SE, Mallory KD, Al-Hakeem H, Lovell A, Moody K, Lam B, Brazill L, Knapp P, Hickling A.
Move&Connect-Youth (M&C-Y) is an interdisciplinary virtual group intervention for youth experiencing persisting symptoms after concussion (PSAC) that includes psychoeducation, active rehabilitation, and goal-setting. Using an intervention mapping framework... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 28, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The role of concussion history and biological sex on baseline concussion clinical profile symptoms in adolescent rugby players - McKee C, Matthews M, Kontos AP, Rankin A, Bleakley C.
BACKGROUND: Accurate concussion monitoring requires access to preinjury baseline data. This is particularly important in adolescent athletes who have a high risk of concussion and are prone to prolonged recovery. As Rugby Union is governed by similar laws ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 27, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news