Concussion in para sport: the first position statement of the Concussion in Para Sport (CIPS) Group

Weiler R, Blauwet C, Clarke D, Dalton K, Derman W, Fagher K, Gouttebarge V, Kissick J, Lee K, Lexell J, Van de Vliet P, Verhagen E, Webborn N, Ahmed OH. Br J Sports Med. 2021 Apr 9:bjsports-2020-103696. doi: 10.1136/bjsports-2020-103696. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33837003.

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“The aim of the Concussion in Para Sport (CIPS) group was to develop specific recommendations and guidance related to para athletes and their attending medical professionals in the event that a para athlete sustains a suspected concussion.” The authors offer recommendations for an array of topics including clinical assessments, customized assessment tools, concussion management, return to sport, prevention, and education.

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