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Sports officials can play an important role in concussion safety by calling injury timeouts so that athletic trainers can evaluate athletes with possible concussions. Understanding the determinants of whether officials call an injury timeout when they suspect a concussion has important implications for the design of interventions that better support officials in this role.
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Name: Journal of athletic training
Concussions affect various populations, including collegiate athletes and non-athletes. The purpose of this study was to compare collegiate varsity athletes, recreational athletes, and non-athletes' k...
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Assessment of therapies for the key consequences of mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI)/concussion is required.
The purpose of this study is to evaluate blood-based biomarkers before and after sports-induced concussion using neuroimaging and head impact sensor technology.
This is a prospective, non-blinded, matched control study of young athletes (ages 10-28 years old) in collegiate sports. The cohorts are defined in accordance to the athlete's exposure of ...
The primary objective of this study is to collect un-blinded BrainPulse recordings from youth and adults that have a confirmed diagnosis of concussion per protocol guidelines in order to i...
The purpose of this study is to determine early detection of concussion for those at risk of developing symptoms and to be able to detect subconcussive cerebral impairment, and thus gainin...
This study investigates how well a new therapy program prevents persistent symptoms (e.g., headaches, fatigue, irritability, etc.) after concussion. The program involves examining beliefs...
The study of the social determinants and social effects of health and disease, and of the social structure of medical institutions or professions.
A detailed review and evaluation of selected clinical records by qualified professional personnel for evaluating quality of medical care.
The branch of medicine concerned with the evaluation and initial treatment of urgent and emergent medical problems, such as those caused by accidents, trauma, sudden illness, poisoning, or disasters. Emergency medical care can be provided at the hospital or at sites outside the medical facility.
The organic and psychogenic disturbances observed after closed head injuries (HEAD INJURIES, CLOSED). Post-concussion syndrome includes subjective physical complaints (i.e. headache, dizziness), cognitive, emotional, and behavioral changes. These disturbances can be chronic, permanent, or late emerging.
A nonspecific term used to describe transient alterations or loss of consciousness following closed head injuries. The duration of UNCONSCIOUSNESS generally lasts a few seconds, but may persist for several hours. Concussions may be classified as mild, intermediate, and severe. Prolonged periods of unconsciousness (often defined as greater than 6 hours in duration) may be referred to as post-traumatic coma (COMA, POST-HEAD INJURY). (From Rowland, Merritt's Textbook of Neurology, 9th ed, p418)