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  Lindsey Straus Lindsey Straus in Identification & Diagnosis, Top Stories, What's New November 21, 2016
  • Lindsey Straus

    Author: Lindsey Straus is an award-winning youth sports journalist, practicing attorney, and has been Senior Editor of SmartTeams since its launch as MomsTEAM in August 2000. She can be reached at lbartonstraus@MomsTEAM.com.

  • Lindsey Straus

Girls More Likely to Report Concussions, But Belief That Injury Not Serious Still Driving Underreporting, Regardless of Gender

More concussion education to change attitudes and beliefs needed

Girls are more likely to report concussions when they occur, to realize, after watching a 30-minute Powerpoint presentation about concussion, that they had sustained more concussions than previously thought, and

  Lindsey Straus Lindsey Straus in Identification & Diagnosis, Top Stories, Treatment & Management, What's New October 21, 2016
  • Lindsey Straus

    Author: Lindsey Straus is an award-winning youth sports journalist, practicing attorney, and has been Senior Editor of SmartTeams since its launch as MomsTEAM in August 2000. She can be reached at lbartonstraus@MomsTEAM.com.

  • Lindsey Straus

Four in Ten Youth and High School Athletes Continue Playing With Concussion Signs and Symptoms

Research abstract presented at 2016 AAP National Conference &

Nearly four out of ten youth and high school athletes who show signs or experience symptoms of concussion nevertheless return to play on the same day,  say researchers in a presentation at the American

  Brooke de Lench Brooke de Lench Lindsey Straus Lindsey Straus in Identification & Diagnosis, Top Stories, What's New August 30, 2016
  • Brooke de Lench

    Author: Executive Director of MomsTEAM Institute, Founder and Publisher, MomsTEAM.com, Producer of The Smartest Team: Making High School Football Safer. Follow Brooke on Twitter @brookedelench. Email her at delench@MomsTEAM.com.

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  • Lindsey Straus

    Author: Lindsey Straus is an award-winning youth sports journalist, practicing attorney, and has been Senior Editor of SmartTeams since its launch as MomsTEAM in August 2000. She can be reached at lbartonstraus@MomsTEAM.com.

  • Lindsey Straus

Playing With Concussion Doubles Recovery Time For High School Athletes

Findings may help motivate young athletes to stop playing as soon as they are hit in order to get back in the game as soon as possible

High school athletes who continue to play with a sport-related concussion (SRC) take nearly twice as long to be cleared for a full return to sports than those who are

  Lindsey Straus Lindsey Straus in Identification & Diagnosis, What's New August 21, 2016
  • Lindsey Straus

    Author: Lindsey Straus is an award-winning youth sports journalist, practicing attorney, and has been Senior Editor of SmartTeams since its launch as MomsTEAM in August 2000. She can be reached at lbartonstraus@MomsTEAM.com.

  • Lindsey Straus

Study Confirms Practice Effect for King-Devick Test, Finds Both Age and Sex Influence Time To Completion

Suggests additional practice trial of test to establish baseline, further study before KD can be validated for clinical use with young patients with possible concussion

A new study has identified a substantial practice effect among a population of healthy young athletes taking the King-Devick  (KD) test, a concussion screening tool used to by medical professionals

  Christopher C. Giza, M.D. Christopher C. Giza, M.D. in Identification & Diagnosis August 21, 2016
  • Christopher C. Giza, M.D.

    Author: Professor of Pediatric Neurology and Neurosurgery at the David Geffen School of Medicine and Mattel Children’s Hospital and director of the UCLA Steve Tisch BrainSPORT program. Co-chair of the American Academy of Neurology’s committee which developed an evidence-based Practice Guideline for Management of Sports Concussions. Member of advisory committees on mTBI/concussions for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Collegiate Athletic Association, Major League Soccer, and United States Soccer Federation.

  • Christopher C. Giza, M.D.

Stay Ahead of the Game: Don’t Play Through Suspected Concussions

As we prepare for another school year, in the wake of the Summer Olympics and with all the excitement of fall athletics, our focus again comes to sports and brain

  Lindsey Straus Lindsey Straus Brooke de Lench Brooke de Lench in Identification & Diagnosis, Top Stories, What's New August 15, 2016
  • Lindsey Straus

    Author: Lindsey Straus is an award-winning youth sports journalist, practicing attorney, and has been Senior Editor of SmartTeams since its launch as MomsTEAM in August 2000. She can be reached at lbartonstraus@MomsTEAM.com.

  • Lindsey Straus
  • Brooke de Lench

    Author: Executive Director of MomsTEAM Institute, Founder and Publisher, MomsTEAM.com, Producer of The Smartest Team: Making High School Football Safer. Follow Brooke on Twitter @brookedelench. Email her at delench@MomsTEAM.com.

  • Brooke de Lench

New Research Questions Accuracy Of King Devick Test As Sideline Concussion Screening Tool

Not ready for inclusion as part of routine standard of care for management of concussions in high school athletes, researchers conclude

A new research paper has raised concerns about the accuracy of a vision test as a rapid sideline screen for concussion in high school athletes. (1) The research, presented as

  James MacDonald, M.D., M.P.H. James MacDonald, M.D., M.P.H. in Identification & Diagnosis, Top Stories, Treatment & Management August 10, 2016
  • James MacDonald, M.D., M.P.H.

    Author: Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Family Medicine at The Ohio State University (OSU) and a Pediatric Sports Medicine Specialist at Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. Team Physician for Ohio Dominican University and Bexley (OH) High School. Member of USA Swimming’s Sports Medicine Task Force.

  • James MacDonald, M.D., M.P.H.

Culture of Resistance To Concussion Reporting Must Change

I have spent almost twenty years managing sport-related concussions (SRCs) in populations ranging from elementary school to university students. For the last six years, I have focused solely on young

  Tracey Covassin, Ph. D. Tracey Covassin, Ph. D. in Identification & Diagnosis, Prevention & Risk Reduction August 10, 2016
  • Tracey Covassin, Ph. D.

    Author: Associate Professor and licensed athletic trainer at Michigan State University in the Departments of Kinesiology and Intercollegiate Athletics. Sport-related concussion researcher on sex and age differences in concussion outcomes, neurocognitive impairments, and issues associated with multiple concussions. Currently directing a multi-site high school and college sport-concussion outreach program in the Mid-Michigan area.

  • Tracey Covassin, Ph. D.

Increase Concussion Reporting By Changing ‘Play Through Pain’ and ‘Show No Weakness’ Sport Culture

Sport-related concussion is a growing health concern, particularly in collegiate populations. Between 1.6 and 3.8 million sport- and recreation-related traumatic brain injuries occur annually in the U.S (1) and comprise

  Lindsey Straus Lindsey Straus in Identification & Diagnosis, Prevention & Risk Reduction, Top Stories, What's New August 9, 2016
  • Lindsey Straus

    Author: Lindsey Straus is an award-winning youth sports journalist, practicing attorney, and has been Senior Editor of SmartTeams since its launch as MomsTEAM in August 2000. She can be reached at lbartonstraus@MomsTEAM.com.

  • Lindsey Straus

Overcoming The Culture Of Resistance To Concussion Symptom Reporting Will Take A Team Effort

In the sixteen years I have been writing about and reporting on sports-related concussions, there have been enormous scientific advances in our understanding of the injury, in how it is managed

  Johna Register-Mihalik, Ph. D. Johna Register-Mihalik, Ph. D. in Identification & Diagnosis, Top Stories, What's New August 9, 2016
  • Johna Register-Mihalik, Ph. D.

    Author: Johna Register-Mihalik is an assistant professor in the Department of Exercise and Sport Science at UNC-Chapel Hill and a Research Scientist at the Matthew Gfeller Traumatic Brain Injury Research Center and the Injury Prevention Research Center at UNC-CH.

  • Johna Register-Mihalik, Ph. D.

Teach Athletes That Coming Out of Game Because Of Concussion Symptoms A Sign of Strength Not Weakness

The culture of sport and issues related to concussion are complex and multifaceted. As a result, addressing these complexities requires an approach that involves stakeholders at all levels of society,

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