With catalogued genetic variants, prospective genotyping of athletes at the beginning of their career could allow medical professionals to improve concussion management and return-to-play decisions.
In celebration of International Women’s Day, we spoke to Twyila about her accomplished career, gender challenges in nursing, and finding that elusive work–life balance.
In this editorial, the authors discuss how emerging technologies could provide an answer to remaining questions in concussion, including identification and return-to-play protocol standards.
In this literature review, the authors discuss the pathophysiology of both acute and chronic neuropsychiatric sequelae of concussions, plus the evaluation and management of these.
Editor Lauren Pulling speaks to Helen Ling, lead author on a recent pathological study that found evidence of CTE pathology in the brains of retired soccer players
In the first study of its kind, researchers have reported chronic traumatic encephalopathy in a series of retired association football (soccer) players, indicating a potential link between repetitive subconcussive head impacts and neurodegeneration.
In this paper, the authors provide a comprehensive summary of the existing validity literature for four commonly used and studied NCATs and lay the groundwork for future investigations.
Researchers report a correlation between higher plasma levels of tau protein and a longer recovery time in athletes with sport-related concussion.
TBI is associated with increased aggression and antisocial behavior – this review examines existing literature regarding TBI prevalence and associated adverse mental health among individuals within the criminal justice system.