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Reliability of Self-reported Concussion History in Current Rugby Union Players

Perhaps no issue in sports medicine has attracted so much media attention and academic interest in recent years as the potential long-term neurodegenerative sequelae of sports-related concussion on athlete's brain health. Rugby has a high incidence of concussion. Recent research findings from a cohort of former professional players found that the number of concussions sustained during their professional careers was associated with the rate of diagnosed clinical depression and l...

Effects of Anesthesia on Pediatric Surgical Patients With a History of Concussion - Phase I

The purpose of this research study is to determine the number of children who have symptoms of a concussion at the time they are scheduled for orthopedic surgery at Boston Children's Hospital. It is currently unknown if anesthesia affects a child with a previously diagnosed concussion. This study is the first phase of a two-part study looking at the effects of anesthesia in children undergoing orthopedic surgery with a previous concussion. Currently, the decision to continue wi...


S-100B as Pre-Head CT Scan Screening Test After Mild Traumatic Brain Injury

The purpose of the study is to determine if a specific blood protein, S-100B, can help predict who will have a traumatic abnormality on head CT scan after a concussion. We will compare the levels of this protein in the subject's blood to the initial head CT scan and to how the subject is feeling one month after injury. We hope that the information we collect in this trial will help us determine who needs a head CT scan after a concussion and who may be more likely to have troub...

Biomarker Levels as A Predictor of Concussion Severity OUTcomes (BlacOut)

The overall research aim of this pilot study is to determine if the structural brain protein calpain-cleaved αII-spectrin N-terminal fragment (SNTF) can be used as a blood biomarker to accurately identify patients who will have more severe symptoms and reduced neurocognitive functioning after sustaining a concussion. Concussion is also referred to as mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) in the literature. Both terms will be used interchangeably throughout this application.

How do the Neck Muscles Influence Head Acceleration During Sport-associated Impact Events in High School Athletes?

Sport-related concussion is a common and serious injury that can affect athletes of all ages in any sport. The purpose of this project is to study the effect of a 12-week manual resistance neck strengthening exercise program on participants' neck size and strength and how their heads and necks move during simulated sport-associated tasks. This study will help determine if greater neck strength may lower an athlete's risk of sport-related concussion. Each healthy male and female...

Interhemispheric Anterior Delta Desynchronization in Children Who Present to the Emergency Department With Acute Concussion: A Proof of Concept Study

Approximately 150,000 children present each year to emergency departments (EDs) in the US with concussion and many more are treated by primary care physician, or outpatient specialists. Concussion is defined as a traumatically induced transient disturbance of brain function and involves a complex pathophysiological process. There is a variety of symptoms related to concussion, and the diagnosis of concussion requires the use of symptom-checklist. Since there is a various...

Effect of Soccer Head Gear to Reduce Concussions

This study will determine if protective soccer headgear reduces the incidence or severity of Sport Related Concussion injuries (SRCs) in US adolescent (high school) soccer players. Half the subjects will practice and play during their soccer season with soccer head gear specifically marketed to reduce the incidence of SRCs while the other half of the subjects will practice and play without the head gear.

Whole Body Periodic Acceleration on Activity and Sleep In Acceleration

Whole-body periodic acceleration (WBPA) is a new, non-invasive, and promising therapy for a diverse and growing list of disorders including cardiovascular disease. During WBPA, patients lie in the supine position on a bed that is capable of translating back and forth parallel to the ground, along the head-to-foot axis of the patient. Thus, this treatment is best described as a form of "passive exercise." The frequency of the translation (up to 180 cycles/minute; cpm) as well as...

Vitamin Therapy in Concussion Management: A Randomized Control Trial

The purpose of this study is to assess the efficacy of vitamin therapy in concussion when compared to placebo with respect to multiple endpoints including symptom severity, cognitive performance on computer based neuropsychological testing, post-concussion balance assessment, and post-concussion vestibular-oculomotor function.

Evaluation of an EEG Based Concussion System

This study will evaluate the accuracy of a new concussion system at detecting concussions. The investigators will be evaluating the degree to which data collected with the device agrees with a physician's determination of a concussion. The system captures an electroencephalograph (EEG) potential when a light is flashed into the eyes of an individual. The device is not FDA approved, but it is a non-significant risk device. The device is a non-invasive, non-interventional sensor....

Care Courses for Mild Head Injury Patients

Background / Rationale at. The mild head injury. In France, the incidence of head injuries is estimated at 100,000 per year in France. 80% of mild head trauma. This is a pattern of frequent use of the health system. The reason for consultation, benign appearance, present a significant risk of complication. In 15 to 25% of the evolution of head injury is unfavorable. Disorders of attention, memory disorders, psychiatric events and mood changes may occur. These symptoms are grou...

Intravenous Metoclopramide for the Treatment of Post Concussive Headache: a Randomized Placebo Controlled Trial

Concussion is defined as any temporary disturbance in brain function following a blow to the head. It may not involve a loss of consciousness and usually results in a post concussive headache (PCH) immediately after the injury. Between 30 and 50 percent of patients with concussion will develop postconcussive syndrome (PCS) consisting of symptoms such as headache, and a variety of other debilitating symptoms lasting several weeks to months. The objective of this study is to de...

A Sports Injury Prevention Program to Reduce Subsequent Injuries After Concussion

The long-term goal of this research is to implement methods that healthcare providers can use across diverse clinical settings to (1) identify athletes at risk for (musculoskeletal) MSK injury when cleared to return to play (RTP) after a concussion and (2) develop practical ways to reduce MSK injury risk following concussion RTP. The rationale is that once post-concussion MSK injury risk factors are known and prevention strategies tested, concussion RTP protocols will evolve to...

Evaluation of a Physical Intervention for Persistent Post-Concussive Symptoms

A concussion occurs when a person receives an impact to the head. The most common persistent symptoms that generate from a concussion are headaches, depression, lack of balance and dizziness. One recommendation to alleviate persistent symptoms of concussion is rest. Research findings indicate that the benefit of rest is inconclusive to help individuals suffering from a concussion return to activities of daily living. One treatment approach in reducing concussion symptoms is phy...

Long-term Brain Health of Retired Professional Rugby Players, With a History of Concussion/Head Impact Exposure

There has been significant recent interest on the issue of brain health in athletes. Participation in sports is generally viewed as extremely positive. Consistent evidence supports associations among exercise, cognitive vitality, neural functioning and decreased risk of cognitive decline. However, In the last decade, a dramatic shift in both public and scientific perception around the long-term consequences of concussion is evident. Rugby is a popular full-contact sport played ...

Neck Strengthening Program for the Prevention or Mitigation of Sports Concussion

Study looks to determine effectiveness of neck strengthening to reduce the incident, duration, and severity of sports related concussion in student athletes.

Non-blinded Data Collection Study of Concussion Using the BrainPulse(TM)

The multi-center study evaluates BrainPulse recordings from subjects with a suspected or confirmed concussion to improve a concussion detection algorithm. Subjects may also consent for a 5 additional follow-ups over a 21-day period to compare the progression of change in their BrainPulse recordings.

Tissue Repository and Master Database for Concussion Biomarker and Risk Calculator Development

The purpose of this study is to prospectively collect a comprehensive, multi-modality set of diagnostics on patients who have had a concussion, repeating some of these tests serially over time, so that the investigators may then in the future perform retrospective data mining to determine if there were a biomarker or risk calculator that could be used to guide return-to-play and other medical decisions.

Interventions for Concussion-Related Convergence Insufficiency in Children

ICONICC is a randomized controlled clinical trial designed to test the primary hypothesis that standard concussion care plus office-based vergence/accommodative therapy (SC+VAT) is more effective than either standard concussion care alone (SC) or standard concussion care plus simple convergence procedures (SC+) for improving the near point of convergence and positive fusional vergence at near in concussion-related convergence insufficiency in children aged 11 to 17 years. Child...

Concussion in Motor Vehicle Accidents: The Concussion Identification Index

The primary goal of this study is to provide clinicians with a brief, patient self-administer instrument yielding a single composite score that reliably correlates with objective findings on standardized neurocognitive assessment for concussion.

Mobile Subthreshold Exercise Program for Concussion

Non-randomized pilot intervention using mobile-administered sub-threshold exercise to treat youth with prolonged symptoms of concussion.

Research Evaluating Sports ConcUssion Events - Rapid Assessment of Concussion and Evidence for Return

RESCUE-RACER is jointly sponsored by the University of Cambridge and Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. The RESCUE-RACER programme evaluates motorsports drivers at baseline (CarBON) and post-injury (CARS). The CArBON study (Competitor Assessment at Baseline; Ocular, Neuroscientific) collects a battery of neuroscientific data in a baseline assessment. The CARS study (Concussion Assessment and Return to motorSport), repeats this battery throughout the rec...

Aerobic Exercise and Cognitive Training Effects on Postconcussive Symptomology

The purpose of this study is to compare a 4-week, moderately intensive, lab and home-based aerobic exercise program versus exercise plus cognitive training. Participants will include individuals who experience lingering symptoms of a head injury or concussion.

Whole Body Periodic Acceleration on Blood Lactate and Recovery

Whole-body periodic acceleration (WBPA) is a new, non-invasive, and promising therapy for a diverse and growing list of disorders including cardiovascular disease 6. During WBPA, patients lie in the supine position on a bed that is capable of translating back and forth parallel to the ground, along the head-to-foot axis of the patient. Thus, this treatment is best described as a form of "passive exercise." The frequency of the translation (up to 180 cycles/minute; cpm) as well ...

Concussion Prevention in Soccer

The purpose of the study is to monitor longitudinal changes in brain structure and function between the preseason and postseason, in a population of soccer playing athletes wearing the Device and compared to a similar population not wearing the device. Secondly, the purpose is to determine the protection of the device relative to amount and magnitude of sustained head impacts.

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