Among NFL football players who began their careers between 1982 and 1992, career participation in the NFL, compared with limited NFL exposure obtained primarily as an NFL replacement player during a league-wide strike, was not associated with a statistically significant difference in long-term all-cause mortality.
Teen athletes who have re-entered athletics following a concussion are reported regressing abilities in their physical abilities.
Impact location in football accidents was not associated with the number of symptoms reported, prevalence of reported symptoms, or symptom resolution time.
The intervention is designed to be administered immediately after a sports injury, in order to evaluate for potential cognitive changes.
Research on the relationship between footwear and injury rates is limited. A switch to a minimalist shoe or barefoot running should be done gradually.
Accurate identification, assessment and evaluation of concussions will enable clinicians to determine when it is safe for young athletes to return to competition.
Class IV laser treatment improves strength and function, reduces pain associated with chronic epicondylitis.
What is a good screening test for evaluation of closed head injury?
The 2012 Zurich Consensus statement on sports concussion offers guidance for concussion evaluation, management and return to play.
Having a very high index of suspicion for concussion is extremely important in protecting children and adolescents. Did you know there's an app for that?
Ruling out pes planus can help avoid unnecessary prescriptions and referrals.
Several factors, including repeated head or neurological injury and obesity, may contribute to the risk of stroke among young football players.
After a high-impact fall, a middle-aged firefighter presents with ecchymosis and fixed flexion in the right arm and hand.
Chronic inflammation can lead to a calcaneal spur at the base of the heel bone.
Tragedy strikes when a clinician signs an athlete's release form without waiting for test results.
Was the school clinician to blame for not keeping him from playing after he suffered a head injury?
A young athletes death draws attention to a serious injury that may be more prevalent than anyone thought.
Addition of ECG to pre-participation screening can increase detection of cardiac abnormalities in athletesJune 01, 2010
ECG was also associated with an increase in false positives.
A football pro sues his team's doctor and physician assistant after repeat concussions sideline his promising career.
Oral rivaroxaban is more effective than subcutaneous enoxaparin for reducing risk of symptomatic deep venous thrombosis (DVT) after total knee arthroplasty.