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Player-on-player contact leads to greater head impact magnitude in high school football players

August 3, 2016
Rule or coaching changes to reduce head impact in player-to-player contact should be implemented to prevent greater head impact magnitude in high…

Study cites differences in concussion outcomes for football players by level of competition

July 20, 2016
Investigators of this study found youth athletes, high school athletes and collegiate athletes who played football had different concussion-related…

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Concussion rate rises among adolescents

July 18, 2016
Concussion injuries have significantly increased in the general population, predominantly driven by a substantial rise among adolescents, according…

Athletes who delay reporting concussion may have longer recovery times

July 12, 2016
Athletes who did not immediately report concussion symptoms and continued to play had a greater chance for prolonged recovery than athletes who…

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Somatization linked to delayed symptom resolution in pediatric concussions

July 12, 2016
Anxiety correlated with delayed symptom resolution in children recovering from concussions and may be a priority for early intervention in future…

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Most children with concussions not seen in health care setting

June 24, 2016
Most children in the United States who incurred a concussion were not seen in a health care setting, according to findings published in…

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VIDEO: Provance speaks to return-to-play protocol for adventure sport athletes with concussions

June 21, 2016
BOULDER, Colo. — Aaron Provance, MD, spoke about concussions in adventure sport athletes. He said athletes should be taken out of sport if they…

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VIDEO: Provance discusses orthopedic injuries, concussions in skiing, snowboarding

June 17, 2016
BOULDER, Colo. — Aaron Provance, MD, discussed ski and snowboarding injuries. He said miles per hour plays a big role in the risk for injury.

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VIDEO: A look at concussions and orthopedic injuries in MMA

June 11, 2016
BOULDER, Colo. — At the International Extreme Sports Medicine Congress, Woodley Desir, MD, provided a look into the world of mixed martial…

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Most patients first seek concussion treatment from PCP

May 31, 2016
For a vast majority of children, the first point-of-entry for concussion care is through primary care, and, as such, incidence estimates that are…

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Concussion linked to greater academic dysfunction than extremity injury in students

May 25, 2016
Recent findings published in the American Journal of Public Health showed that students experienced greater academic dysfunction 1 week after…

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Study: NFL players who played at least 5 seasons at no greater risk of suicide vs general US population

May 13, 2016
Compared with the general United States population, retired National Football League players who played at least 5 seasons were at no greater risk of…

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Exercise speeds concussion symptom recovery time in children

May 1, 2016
BALTIMORE —Physical activity within 7 days of a concussion could decrease concussion symptom recovery time in children more effectively than…

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Concussed athletes found likely to sustain lower extremity injuries after return to play

April 25, 2016
Athletes with concussions have a higher chance of sustaining acute lower extremity musculoskeletal injuries after return to play than athletes…

Ultrasound headset may help diagnose concussions in athletes

April 18, 2016
Results from a study to be presented at the American Academy of Neurology’s Annual Meeting found the use of transcranial Doppler ultrasound…

More than 40% of retired NFL players showed evidence of traumatic brain injury

April 13, 2016
Investigators of an ongoing study to be presented at the American Academy of Neurology’s Annual Meeting found 42.5% of retired National…

House committee holds roundtable discussion on concussion

March 16, 2016
The House Committee on Energy and Commerce recently held a roundtable discussion with medical, military, athletic and research communities on the…

Concussion tests may present challenges for athletes who speak English as a second language

March 8, 2016
Researchers at NYU Langone Medical Center’s Rusk Rehabilitation recently published a study that showed vision test times for possible…

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Risk for suicide threefold among adults with concussion

February 8, 2016
Long-term risk for suicide was significantly higher among adults who experienced concussions, particularly those that occurred on weekends. …

Supply agreement, low back pain reduction among most popular items of January

February 5, 2016
Spine Surgery Today has put together a compilation of the five news stories and videos most viewed from January to keep you abreast of the current…