PT Inquest Episode 70: Epidemiology of Sports-Related Concussions

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Sports-related concussions have been getting more and more attention over the past decade. The growing understanding of the potential for developing chronic brain disease is creating a cause for concern. Are sports medicine professionals managing concussions differently today? How well do we understand this process? Has Erik had too many concussions over the years to form a complete sentence?

Here is a link to the NATA Position Statement on Management of Sport Concussion.

Epidemiology of Sports-Related Concussions in National Collegiate Athletic Association Athletes From 2009-2010 to 2013-2014: Symptom Prevalence, Symptom Resolution Time, and Return-to-Play Time.
Wasserman EB, Kerr ZY, Zuckerman SL, Covassin T.
Am J Sports Med. 2016 Jan;44(1):226-33. doi: 10.1177/0363546515610537. Epub 2015 Nov 6.

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Music for Episode 70:
“The Science of Selling Yourself Short” by Less Than Jake
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Photo credit: “Splitting Headache” by Frank Lindecke via Flickr.

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