American Medical Society for Sports Medicine Position Statement on Concussion in Sport

Harmon KG, Clugston JR, Dec K, Hainline B, Herring SA, Kane S, Kontos AP, Leddy JJ, McCrea MA, Poddar SK, Putukian M, Wilson JC, Roberts WO. Clin J Sport Med. 2019 Feb 4. doi: 10.1097/JSM.0000000000000720. [Epub ahead of print]

The American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM) has released an update to their 2013 statement on concussion in sport. The document covers who should evaluate and manage sports-related concussion, definition of concussion, pathophysiology, epidemiology, diagnosis of concussion, treatment of sport-related concussion, risks related to concussions, disqualification from sport, prevention, and future research directions.