A sideline concussion assessment with a symptom inventory, Standardized Assessment of Concussion (SAC), and the Balance Error Scoring System (BESS on firm surface) offers ideal accuracy. Annual baseline assessments provide only slightly improved diagnostic accuracy compared to just post-injury assessments alone.
Youth baseball players who participated in a weekly 10-minute prevention program experienced fewer shoulder or elbow injuries and improved performance compared to those that performed traditional warm-ups.
New rules that limit full-contact practice time are associated with fewer sport-related concussions during American football practices.
ICON 2019: International Scientific Tendinopathy Symposium Consensus: Clinical Terminology Scott A, Squier K, Alfredson H, Bahr R, Cook JL, Coombes B, de Vos RJ, Fu SN, Grimaldi A, Lewis JS, Maffulli N, Magnusson SP, Malliaras P, Mc Auliffe S, Oei EHG, Purdam CR, Rees...
Anterior Cruciate Ligament Research Retreat VIII Summary Statement: An Update on Injury Risk Identification and Prevention Across the Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury Continuum March 14–16, 2019, Greensboro, NC
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Soccer teams that completed the strength portion of the 11+ program at the end of a training session had better compliance and fewer ankle and severe injuries.
On average a high school athlete is treated by an athletic trainer for 3 weeks after an ankle sprain with a total cost of $534, which is less than half the cost of an emergency room visit. Athletic trainers in this setting may consider using more rehabilitation and neuromuscular control interventions to reduce the long-term impact of ankle sprains.
Dual-task walking tests (use of a cognitive task during walking) identify gait deficiencies after the usual clinical concussion recovery timeline (7-10 days) and help evaluate recovery after a sports concussion.
A person with better patient-reported outcomes scores at the time of a revision anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction or more time between surgeries is more likely to have better patient-reported outcomes 2 years after a revision surgery.