Among youth football athletes, cumulative head impacts over 3-years had no relationship with neurocognitive, behavioral, and symptom change scores. However, an athlete who had high-intensity helmet impacts each season was more likely to report worsening symptoms and behavior changes than peers.
Exercise-induced dehydration may negatively impact scores on the Sport Concussion Assessment Tool 3 (SCAT3).
Italian Cardiological Guidelines (COCIS) for Competitive Sport Eligibility in athletes with heart disease: update 2020
The Academy of Orthopaedic Physical Therapy of the American Physical Therapy Association released revised clinical practice guidelines for lateral ankle ligament sprains.
Welcome to Sports Med Res’ this week in review podcast where we highlight the news in sports medicine research from the week ending on March 5, 2021. This week’s podcast focused on factors that may contribute to symptoms consistent with postconcussional syndrome in healthy athletes or cadets.
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Assessing symptoms before and after a concussion diagnosis should be interpreted on an individual basis and consider preexisting conditions, amount of sleep, and life stressors to avoid mislabeling someone with PCS.