Navigation Links
Risk factors identified for prolonged sports concussion symptoms
Date:1/16/2013

Researchers have found clear, identifiable factors that signal whether an athlete will experience concussive symptoms beyond one week. The researchers sought to identify risk factors for prolonged concussion symptoms by examining a large national database of high school athletes' injuries. Previous concussion studies were limited in scope, focusing only on male football players. The information from this study applies to male and female athletes from a number of different sports.

Researchers found that athletes who have four or more symptoms at initial injury were more likely to have persistent concussive symptoms. Drowsiness, concentration difficulties, nausea and sensitivity to light and noise were also associated with longer-lasting concussive symptoms. Because concussions tend to be a common occurrence in football, researchers compared data from football players to other sports, and found that risk factors were different for football and non-football-related concussion.

The results of this study could change how long high school athletes are kept from returning to play after a concussion. Previously, athletes who lost consciousness were held out from playing longer than those who did not lose consciousness, but the study found little correlation between loss of consciousness and persistent symptoms.

Dr. Sara P. D. Chrisman, an adolescent medicine fellow in the University of Washington Department of Pediatrics, headed the study. She said, "The medical community is becoming more aware that concussions may not be a minor injury and may result in prolonged symptoms. This is a step towards developing evidence-based return to play guidelines."


'/>"/>

Contact: Elizabeth Hunter
elh415@uw.edu
206-616-3192
University of Washington
Source:Eurekalert  

Page: 1

Related biology news :

1. Microscopic packets of stem cell factors could be key to preventing lung disease in babies
2. Social factors trump genetic forces in forging friendships, CU-led study finds
3. Forest killer plant study explores rapid environmental change factors
4. Johns Hopkins researchers link 2 biological risk factors for schizophrenia
5. True blood: SLU scientist investigates clotting factors
6. Some factors that impact islet transplantation explored in Cell Transplantation papers
7. Some factors that impact islet transplantation explored in Cell Transplantation papers
8. Time, place and how wood is used are factors in carbon emissions from deforestation
9. Longer sleep times may counteract genetic factors related to weight gain
10. Impaired recovery of Atlantic cod -- forage fish or other factors?
11. Soy-based S-equol supplement reduces metabolic syndrome risk factors
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Risk factors identified for prolonged sports concussion symptoms
(Date:3/26/2015)... , March 26, 2015 ... family, social, recreation and athletic club, today announced it ... to allow freedom of movement for members and staff, ... "Following a comprehensive process, we selected FST,s IMID Access ... and convenience for our members and staff, in addition ...
(Date:3/24/2015)... WASHINGTON , March 24, 2015   NexID ... applications with critical security-authentication needs, today announced the beginning ... fake-finger-detection (FFD) solution. The company, based in ... announcement at the three-day Connect:ID Expo, which began here ... NexID said version 2.0 of its SDK boosts ...
(Date:3/23/2015)... , March 23, 2015   HOYOS Labs , ... company, today announced that the Company will demonstrate multiple ... enterprise and consumers at Connect:ID on March 23 through ... HOYOS Labs will highlight the IEEE Biometric Open Protocol ... ; and enterprise access control system. BOPS was invented ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Granite Club First Private Club in North America to Implement FST Biometrics Secure Access Solution, as Part of Multi-million Dollar Expansion 2NexID Begins Shipments Of Version 2.0 Fake-Finger-Detection Solution 2HOYOS Labs to Showcase Host of Biometrics Technologies at Connect:ID in Washington, D.C. 2HOYOS Labs to Showcase Host of Biometrics Technologies at Connect:ID in Washington, D.C. 3
... cells may act as a linchpin in the body’s weight-regulating ... that govern fat storage, sugar use, energy balance and weight, ... although it’s far too early to say how this protein ... epidemic of obesity, the finding gives scientists an important system ...
... Polytechnic Institute have discovered new details about how bacteria ... the scientists add key specifics to the molecular mechanism ... provide a better understanding of this pathogen, while also ... environment into the forms required to sustain life. , ...
... children are able to interpret the mental state of ... research, a new University of Nottingham study has found. ... that autistic children can ‘read?a stranger’s mental state based ... thought to be poor at interpreting people’s mental states ...
Cached Biology News:Major link in brain-obesity puzzle found 2Major link in brain-obesity puzzle found 3Major link in brain-obesity puzzle found 4Cholera pathogen reveals how bacteria generate energy to live 2Cholera pathogen reveals how bacteria generate energy to live 3'The eyes have it' -- Autism research yields surprising results 2
(Date:3/29/2015)... Texas , March 29, 2015  Caris ... studies in which Caris Molecular Intelligence®, the company,s ... similarities and differences between several rare and difficult ... strategies that have the potential to improve patient ... Session B at the Society of Gynecologic Oncology ...
(Date:3/29/2015)... As a symbol of its commitment to meet ... clients, Whitehouse Laboratories is excited to announce that is ... for the 2015 race season. Success on the race ... sense of precision and attention to detail. These are ... quality control testing laboratory. Sponsorship of the race car, ...
(Date:3/27/2015)... 2015  Peter Walter wurde als Gewinner ... seine bahnbrechende Arbeit ausgewählt, die sich damit ... sowie für die Entschlüsselung der Komponenten eines ... nutzen, der mit der Ansammlung von deformierten ... Biochemie an der University of California, San ...
(Date:3/27/2015)... YORK , March 27, 2015  Peter Walter ... Biomedical Science for his pioneering work on how proteins ... components of a regulatory mechanism that cells use to ... Dr. Walter is a professor of biochemistry at the ... groundwork for treating a range of human diseases related ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Caris Molecular Intelligence Facilitates Comparison of Biomarker Profiles to Inform Targeted Treatment Strategies in Distinct Gynecological Cancers 2Caris Molecular Intelligence Facilitates Comparison of Biomarker Profiles to Inform Targeted Treatment Strategies in Distinct Gynecological Cancers 3Caris Molecular Intelligence Facilitates Comparison of Biomarker Profiles to Inform Targeted Treatment Strategies in Distinct Gynecological Cancers 4Whitehouse Laboratories Reaffirms Commitment to Speedy Results – Renews Sponsorship of Berkenstock Racing Team 2Deutschstämmiger Zellbiologe Peter Walter gewinnt den Vilcek Prize in Biomedical Science 2015 2Deutschstämmiger Zellbiologe Peter Walter gewinnt den Vilcek Prize in Biomedical Science 2015 3Deutschstämmiger Zellbiologe Peter Walter gewinnt den Vilcek Prize in Biomedical Science 2015 4German-born cell biologist Peter Walter wins the 2015 Vilcek Prize in Biomedical Science 2German-born cell biologist Peter Walter wins the 2015 Vilcek Prize in Biomedical Science 3
... Sept. 8 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Shenzhen Beike Biotechnology,Co. Ltd. ( ... research and,regenerative medicine, announced the appointment of two senior ... Tao, Ph.D., joins as Lab,Director of the iPS (induced ... been named Chief Science Officer. Dr. Sean Hu, Ph.D.,CEO ...
... YORK, Sept. 8 Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report ... Nanomedicine , , http://www.reportlinker.com/p0131218/Nanomedicine.html ... Global Market for Nanomedicine in Millions of US$ by the following Application ... Annual forecasts are provided for the period of 2006 through 2015. The ...
... ATLANTA and BRIDGEWATER, N.J. Sept. 8 From cubbies ... year,s back to school they should also prepare for the upcoming fall ... school year, the My Xperts(TM) program, created by UCB and sanofi-aventis U.S. ... nasal allergy experts to help parents prepare for fall allergy season in ...
Cached Biology Technology:Beike Biotech Adds International Executives to Strengthen Current Technologies and Develop Future Pipeline 2Beike Biotech Adds International Executives to Strengthen Current Technologies and Develop Future Pipeline 3Reportlinker Adds Nanomedicine Report 2Reportlinker Adds Nanomedicine Report 3Reportlinker Adds Nanomedicine Report 4Reportlinker Adds Nanomedicine Report 5Reportlinker Adds Nanomedicine Report 6Reportlinker Adds Nanomedicine Report 7Reportlinker Adds Nanomedicine Report 8Reportlinker Adds Nanomedicine Report 9Reportlinker Adds Nanomedicine Report 10Reportlinker Adds Nanomedicine Report 11VIDEO: Nasal Allergy Experts Offer Free Advice for Back to School Sneezin' 2VIDEO: Nasal Allergy Experts Offer Free Advice for Back to School Sneezin' 3VIDEO: Nasal Allergy Experts Offer Free Advice for Back to School Sneezin' 4VIDEO: Nasal Allergy Experts Offer Free Advice for Back to School Sneezin' 5VIDEO: Nasal Allergy Experts Offer Free Advice for Back to School Sneezin' 6
Form: Concentrated Applications: ELISA...
Agarase cleaves agarose to neoagaro-oligosaccharides, and is used for,quantitative, gentle recovery of DNA from low melting point agarose....
Form: Ready to use Applications: ELISA...
Request Info...
Biology Products: