In the Journals

Exposure to head impact varied in practice drills for youth football team

September 26, 2017
Results from this study demonstrated youth football practice drills had significant differences in head impact exposure, with high-magnitude and/or…

Meeting NewsPerspective

Girl soccer players 400% more likely to return to play after concussion

September 18, 2017
CHICAGO — Although concussion guidelines recommend not returning to play the same day an injury is sustained, girl soccer players were 414%…

Due to CTE risks for players, editorial asks orthopedic surgeons to rethink their support of football

September 13, 2017
According to an editorial from Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research, orthopedic surgeons should re-evaluate their support of American football…

In the Journals

No benefit to intracranial pressure monitoring in children with TBI

September 12, 2017
The use of intracranial pressure monitoring to improve functional survival outcomes in children with severe traumatic brain injury does not increase

Commentary

Counsel patients, parents on concussion risks in football

Orthopedics Today, September 2017
Anthony A. Romeo, MD; Gregory L. Cvetanovich, MD
There has been increased awareness of sports-related concussions and risks associated with head trauma. The reported rates of concussions have…

Counsel patients, parents on concussion risks in football

September 1, 2017
There has been increased awareness of sports-related concussions and risks associated with head trauma. The reported rates of concussions have…

In the Journals

New link established between football, brain damage

July 25, 2017
A significant proportion of brains donated by deceased football players for research showed neuropathological evidence of chronic trauma…

In the Journals

No biomechanical differences seen between transient, persistent post-concussion symptoms

July 20, 2017
Results from this study indicated none of the biomechanical variables analyzed were statistically significantly different between patients who…

In the Journals

Study finds no correlation between socioeconomic status, outcomes after sports-related concussion

July 12, 2017
Investigators found socioeconomic status did not influence symptom duration and missed practices among student-athletes with sports-related…

In the Journals

Study explores assessment of head collision events during soccer

June 27, 2017
Results from this study demonstrated soccer players who showed signs of concussion after a head collision should be assessed by an independent health…

In the Journals

Greater utilization, duration of symptom-free waiting periods found among athletes with concussion

May 9, 2017
Recently published results showed greater utilization and longer duration of symptom-free waiting periods among athletes who sustained a concussion…

Meeting NewsPerspective

Saliva biomarkers may help predict concussion symptom duration in children

May 9, 2017
Analyzing saliva for changes in the micro-ribonucleic acid levels served as a prognostic indicator of symptom duration among children following a

Meeting News

Football training program linked with reduced concussion rates among high school players

April 21, 2017
SAN DIEGO — Research presented at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine’s Specialty Day indicates an educational program…

In the Journals

Additional foam layer on ice hockey shoulder pads may play role in prevention of brain injuries

April 19, 2017
Investigators found the severity of impact to the head in instrumented dummies was reduced during checking in ice hockey when foam padding was…

With or without past concussion, athletes had similar cognitive testing results

Orthopedics Today, April 2017
Cognitive rests showed similar results for high school football players who had multiple past concussions and players with no prior concussions in…

Meeting News

Female high school soccer players sustained more concussions than other high school athletes

April 11, 2017
SAN DIEGO — Concussion rates were significantly higher in female high school athletes compared with their male counterparts, with most…

In the Journals

Nursery product-related injuries continue to rise in young children

March 29, 2017
Despite a significant decline in child injuries linked to baby walkers, jumpers and exercisers from 1991 to 2003, the number of injuries attributed…

In the Journals

Sports-related concussions linked to transient cardiovascular dysfunction

March 6, 2017
Results from this study of 23 recreational athletes indicated concussions were associated with disrupted autonomic cardiovascular control. Of the…

In the Journals

Study identifies number of brain, spinal cord injury deaths among high school, college football players

January 19, 2017
In an analysis of data between 2005 to 2014, investigators found a yearly average of 2.8 deaths from traumatic brain and spinal cord injuries related…

In the Journals

Early physical activity following concussion may reduce persistent symptoms in children, teens

January 17, 2017
Among children and adolescents who experienced an acute concussion, physical activity within 7 days of the injury was associated with reduced risk…