International Consensus

Research based recommendations on management of sport related concussion: summary of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association position statement

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Authors: K M Guskiewicz, S L Bruce, R C Cantu, M S Ferrara, J P Kelly, M McCrea, M Putukian and T C Valovich McLeod

Source: Br. J. Sports Med. 2006;40;6-10

A vast literature supports the sensitivity of bone to mechanical loading. When mechanical loading is acutely diminished, as occurs with paralysis or other forms of disuse, bone mass is rapidly degraded.

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National Athletic Trainers’ Association Position Statement: Management of Sport-Related Concussion

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Authors: Kevin M. Guskiewicz*; Scott L. Bruce†; Robert C. Cantu‡; Michael S.Ferrara§; James P. Kelly\; Michael McCrea¶; Margot Putukian#; Tamara C. Valovich McLeod**

Source: Journal of Athletic Training 2004;39(3):280–297

Sport in today’s society is more popular than probably ever imagined. Large numbers of athletes participate in a variety of youth, high school, collegiate, professional, and recreational sports.

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Summary and agreement statement of the first International Conference on Concussion in Sport, Vienna 2001

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Authors:

M Aubry, R Cantu, J Dvorak, T Graf-Baumann,
K Johnston (Chair), J Kelly, M Lovell, P McCrory,
W Meeuwisse, P Schamasch (the Concussion in Sport (CIS) Group)

Source: www.bjsportmed.com

Recommendations for the improvement of safety and health of athletes who may suffer concussive injuries.

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Second International Symposium on Concussion in Sport?

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Authors: A. Collie, M. Makdissi, K. Bennell, P. McCrory

Source: www.bjsportmed.com, Br J Sports Med 2004;38:654–664

Further recommendations following on from the Vienna meeting.

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Concussion (Mild Traumatic Brain Injury) and the Team Physician: A Consensus Statement

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Source:
American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP),
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM), American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSSM), and the
American Osteopathic Academy of Sports Medicine (AOASM).

This document provides an overview of select medical issues that are important to team physicians who are responsible for athletes with concussion.

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Spreading the word on sports concussion: citation analysis of summary and agreement, position and consensus statements on sports concussion

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Authors: Sridhar Alla, S John Sullivan, Paul McCrory, et al.

The growing concern over concussion in sports has led to the publication of five major summary and agreement, position and consensus statements since 2000.

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