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Does a Unique Neuropsychiatric Profile Currently Exist for Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy?

Written by on March 27, 2017 in Traumatic Brain Injury

Faith M. Hanlon, PhD1; Christopher A. McGrew, MD, FACSM2,3; and Andrew R. Mayer, PhD1,4,5

There is evidence that repetitive mild traumatic brain injury leads to specific patterns of neuropathological findings, labeled chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE). However, questions remain about whether these neuropathological changes produce changes in behavior, cognition, and emotional status that are associated with a unique neuropsychiatric profile that can be assessed using currently available clinical tools.

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What Definition Is Used to Describe Second Impact Syndrome in Sports? A Systematic and Critical Review

Written by on March 27, 2017 in Second Impact Syndrome

Steven D. Stovitz, MD, MS, FACSM1; Jonathan D. Weseman2; Matthew C. Hooks2; Robert J. Schmidt2; Jonathan B. Koffel3; and Jon S. Patricios, MD, FACSM4,5

Concern about what has been termed, ‘‘second impact syndrome’’ (SIS) is a major factor determining return-to-play decisions after concussion. However, definitions of SIS vary. We used Scopus to conduct a systematic review and categorize the definitions used to describe SIS.

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BokSmart with Paul Treu on safe tackling

Written by on March 27, 2017 in Concussion Prevention Techniques

Neck strengthening and correct tackling techniques have been shown to be key aspects in reducing concussion risk.

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BS4 Tackle injury prevention with Dr Wayne Viljoen

Written by on March 27, 2017 in Concussion Prevention Techniques

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BokSmart functional neck exercises

Written by on March 27, 2017 in Concussion Prevention Techniques

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BokSmart body weight and partner neck exercises

Written by on March 27, 2017 in Concussion Prevention Techniques

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Vestibular Rehabilitation for Dizziness and Balance Disorders After Concussion

Written by on January 25, 2016 in Treatment

Authors: Bara A. Alsalaheen, PT, MS, Anne Mucha, PT, MS, NCS, Laura O. Morris, PT, NCS, Susan L. Whitney, PT, PhD, NCS, FAPTA, Joseph M. Furman, MD, PhD, Cara E. Camiolo-Reddy, MD, Michael W. Collins, PhD, Mark R. Lovell, PhD, and Patrick J. Sparto, PT, PhD

Management of dizziness and balance dysfunction is a major challenge after concussion. The purpose of this study was to examine the effect of vestibular rehabilitation in reducing dizziness and to improve gait and balance function in people after concussion.

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Rehabilitation of Concussion and Post-concussion Syndrome

Written by on January 25, 2016 in Treatment

Authors: John J. Leddy, MD,*† Harkeet Sandhu, MD,† Vikram Sodhi, MD, John G. Baker, PhD,† and Barry Willer, PhD‡

Prolonged symptoms after concussion are called post-concussion syndrome (PCS), which is a controversial disorder with a wide differential diagnosis.

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Vestibular rehabilitation following mild traumatic brain injury

Written by on January 25, 2016 in Treatment

Authors: James M. Gurleya,b,*, Bryan D. Hujsakc and Jennifer L. Kellyc

The purpose of this review is to appraise the current and accepted methods available to the skilled clinician in quantifying and treating vestibular dysfunction following concussion. Incidence and prognostic indicators will be reviewed along with common barriers to recovery.

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Outcomes, utility, and feasibility of single task and dual task intervention programs: Preliminary implications for post-concussion rehabilitation

Written by on January 25, 2016 in Treatment

Authors: Joseph M. Ingriselli a, Johna K. Register-Mihalika,b,*, Julianne D. Schmidtc, Jason P. Mihalika,d, Benjamin M. Goergere, Kevin M. Guskiewicza

To examine neurocognitive and balance performance in recreational athletes, prior to and following a dual-task training intervention compared to single-task controls in order to assess the utility and feasibility of these interventions in the clinical setting

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