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Nickolai Martonick, Kimber Kober, Abigail Watkins, Amanda DiEnno, Carmen Perez, Ashlie Renfro, Songah Chae and Russell Baker

, improving neuromuscular control and ultimately, an athlete’s movement patterns. 2 To examine KT as a potential intervention for athletes at risk for ankle trauma, investigators analyzed the COP of professional soccer players when comparing a KT application with a no-tape condition. 4 Though there is no

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Steven Nagib and Shelley W. Linens

atient/Client Group: patients who suffered a concussion as a result of direct trauma • I ntervention (or Assessment): VRT • C omparison: no VRT or another type of therapy • O utcome(s): a decrease (improvement) in DHI score Sources of Evidence Searched (Databases) • PubMed • Web of Science • OregonPDF

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Samuel F. Jazzo, Daniel Scribner, Stephanie Shay and Kyung-Min Kim

Clinical Scenario Osteochondral lesions (OCL) of the talus are seen at a rate of 27 cases per 100,000 people. 1 The etiology of OCLs of the talus is currently unknown, but OCLs have been linked to poor ankle alignment, abnormal ossification, ischemia, trauma, and repetitive microtrauma. 2 , 3 In

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Michael Gay and Semyon Slobounov

dysfunction (structural data) in the brain after trauma. Advances in modalities such as functional neuroimaging, quantitative electroencephalography, and virtual reality–based cognitive testing combined with current clinical batteries of exams such as neuropsychological testing, oculomotor examination, and

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Kevin M. Guskiewicz and Samuel R. Walton

athletes, parents, and coaches can reduce the risk of concussions in sport, as well as improve the recognition and management of these injuries when they do occur. Closing Thoughts The definition of concussion has evolved over time. In 1997, the American Academy of Neurology defined it as “a trauma

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Britton W. Brewer, Allen E. Cornelius, Judy L. Van Raalte and Howard Tennen

variance in adversarial growth attributable to injury- and rehabilitation-related factors. ACL tears are a suitable type of injury to select for a study of adversarial growth for several reasons. In addition to the trauma of the injury, reconstructive surgery and its aftermath, which typically features a

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Nicole L. Hoffman, Hannes Devos and Julianne D. Schmidt

7. McKay A , Liew C , Schönberger M , et al . Predictors of the on-road driving assessment after traumatic brain injury: comparing cognitive tests, injury factors, and demographics . J Head Trauma Rehabil . 2016 ; 31 ( 6 ): 44 . doi:10.1097/HTR.0000000000000209 10.1097/HTR

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Steven J. Smith and Cameron J. Powden

financial burden. 4 Beyond the collection of short-term challenges faced following an ankle sprain, sufferers are at a high risk for recurrent ankle sprains. 5 Specifically, between 30–70% of those who experience an initial ankle sprain suffer from residual symptoms, repetitive bouts of ankle trauma, and

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Paul E. Yeatts, Ronald Davis, Jun Oh and Gwang-Yon Hwang

was not feasible in the current study due to the relatively small sample size. It is possible that those with trauma-induced injuries (e.g., physical losses) compared with athletes with cognitive and/or psychosocial conditions may have presented unique and different affect responses to game outcome

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Kyle R. Lynch, Michael Fredericson, Bruna Turi-Lynch, Ricardo R. Agostinete, Igor H. Ito, Rafael Luiz-de-Marco, Mario A. Rodrigues-Junior and Rômulo A. Fernandes

high-impact fractures (eg, any significant trauma impact [automobile accident or fall from high heights]). All the fractures reported by the adolescents were classified as the medium-impact group and 2 different outcomes were considered as follows: (1) sport-related TF (those fractures occurred during