Tag: "concussion" at medical news
New portable device developed by Georgia Tech and Emory checks for concussions on the sidelines
...ch year. When a player or soldier with even a mild concussion
is sent back to the field, another blow to the hea... football program recognizes the need for improved concussion
assessment and plans to test this new technology. DETECT may have other potential cognitive testing...
Prevalence of concussion effects linked to 'pot of gold' lawsuits, researcher says
... of studies suggests that long-lasting symptoms of concussion
subjective at best may increase when the outcome... than one-page mention of long-lasting symptoms of concussion
and their relation to legal claims is misleading at best. It compares the extent and duration of sym...
Young athletes' post-concussion migraine may signal greater neurocognitive impairment
...tes with migraine headache characteristics after a concussion
may have increased neurocognitive impairment, sugg...post-traumatic migraine (PTM) headache following a concussion
also showed increased neurocognitive function impairment and related symptoms compared to concussed ...
New study at UNC shows concussions promote dementias in retired professional football players
...red players reported having sustained at least one concussion
during their professional playing career, and 597,...iewicz said. Among retired players who sustained a concussion
during their professional careers, more than half reported experiencing loss of consciousness or mem...
NFL players show more rapid recovery from concussions than high school players
... professional and younger athletes, within days of concussion
occurrence, by using a computerized neurocognitive...until they have recovered," Dr. Lovell stressed. A concussion
is any alteration in mental status resulting from the brain being jolted inside of the skull due to ...
Study on brain injury in rugby players will enhance safety and recovery
...nes that currently exist for players who sustain a concussion
or mild traumatic brain injury are inconsistent." "The lack of evidence-based guidelines has led to ad hoc decisions, which can endanger the player's recovery and safety. To develop effective guidelines information is needed not only on how often hea...
NFL team physicians to host conference on football injury prevention and conditioning
...and supplements? Do certain helmet designs reduce concussion
rates? What can team physicians do to prevent heatstroke and sudden cardiac death on the field? How do players train differently in-season vs. off-season? These and other topics will be discussed at the conference, "Sports Medicine and Football: T...
Doctors warn: Do not rely only on what young athletes say when managing concussions
...g is crucial for accurate, objective evaluation of concussion
and determining a safe return-to-play time for the... field, neurocognitive testing following suspected concussion
is particularly important in keeping kids safe," said Mark Lovell, Ph.D., director of the UPMC Sport...
Concussion in athletes: Can they accurately evaluate their own condition?
...reliance on athletes' self-reported symptoms after concussion
is likely to result in underdiagnosis of concussion
and may result in premature return to play. A computer-based neurocognitive test designed specifica...
New treatment for post-concussion syndrome pioneered at UB
...n reasons, 5-10 percent of people who experience a concussion
have symptoms that persist beyond six weeks. These...for PCS, which we define as persistent symptoms of concussion
past the time they should have cleared, usually around three weeks," said Willer. "As far as we can ...
Sports concussion research using fMRI provides insight for safe return-to-play decisions
...nd athletic trainers make critical decisions about concussion
management and safe return to play, added Dr. Love...lines in the future. The study helps define concussion
and recovery for safe return-to-play According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,...