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Ryan D. Henke, Savana M. Kettner, Stephanie M. Jensen, Augustus C.K. Greife and Christopher J. Durall

Clinical Scenario Historically, adolescent athletes with sport-related concussion (SRC) have been advised to abstain from physical activity until asymptomatic, at which point they may begin a graduated return to sport protocol. 1 Some researchers, however, have proposed that subsymptom

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Ryan Morrison, Kyle M. Petit, Chris Kuenze, Ryan N. Moran and Tracey Covassin

The most commonly reported symptoms following a sport-related concussion (SRC) are headaches, dizziness, and balance problems. 1 Best practices for SRC assessment include symptom evaluation, neuropsychological testing, vestibular and ocular motor testing, and balance assessment. 1 The National

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Janelle Prince, Eric Schussler and Ryan McCann

Clinical Scenario An estimated 1.6 to 3.8 million concussions occur in sport and recreational activities annually. 1 A sport-related concussion (SRC) is contemporarily defined as a traumatic brain injury induced by biomechanical forces. 2 Symptoms of concussion are caused by the metabolic cascade

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Corey P. Ochs, Melissa C. Kay and Johna K. Register-Mihalik

performance may be affected on return to play. Therefore, the purpose of this review was to examine postconcussion game performance within professional-level football and ice hockey players. Focused Clinical Question Upon return-to-play clearance, how does sport-related concussion affect game performance of

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Theresa Miyashita

Sport-related concussions have recently been at the forefront of mainstream media, where the attention is now turning to the safety of our young athletes. With the recent rise of concussion lawsuits, coaches need to know concussion basics to protect their athletes and themselves. What we know about concussions has evolved, and it is critical that coaches understand these changes and how they impact the management of their teams’ injuries. In the absence of medical personnel, coaches are responsible for removing athletes from play if they have potentially sustained a concussion. Coaches must therefore understand the different mechanisms of injury, signs and symptoms, and the protocol to follow if they believe their athlete has sustained a concussion.

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Katrina G. Ritter, Matthew J. Hussey and Tamara C. Valovich McLeod

Clinical Scenario It is estimated that approximately 1.1 to 1.9 million sport-related concussions occur in patients 18 years or younger in the United States annually. 1 Most adult patients who suffer from a concussion experience full relief from symptoms within 7 to 10 days of injury. 2 However

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Nicholas Hattrup, Hannah Gray, Mark Krumholtz and Tamara C. Valovich McLeod

10 d from sport-related concussion and diagnosed with a concussion according to international concussion in sport group criteria.  Exclusion criteria: (1) evidence of focal neurological deficit; (2) inability to exercise due to other injury such as orthopedic, cervical pathologies, diabetes, or other

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Matthew Booth, Jacob Powell, Patrick O. McKeon and Jennifer M. Medina McKeon

approach is supported by the research evidence. ▸ In certain professions, such as athletic training, where education in VRT is currently not standard, an interprofessional approach to treating concussed athletes is strongly recommended. Clinical Scenario Sport-related concussion is a complex

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Ian McGinnis, Justin Cobb, Ryan Tierney and Anne Russ

pursuits, saccadic eye movements, near-point convergence testing, vestibulo-ocular reflex testing, visual motion sensitivity testing, the Balance Error Scoring System (BESS) test, and the Sensory Organization Test (SOT). 7 Most individuals who experience a sport-related concussion will clinically recover

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Ashley L. Santo, Melissa L. Race and Elizabeth F. Teel

concentrating. 45 , 46 Visual dysfunction following concussion is also associated with decreased reading speed and comprehension. 22 Athletes with CI following a sport-related concussion have worse neurocognitive impairment and higher symptoms scores than concussion patients with normal NPC. 16 Specifically