Latest News

Neurocognitive testing more accurate than self-reporting when assessing concussion recovery in cheerleaders

Concussions have become a major public health issue, with both short- and long-term side effects.  In sports, cheerleading has the highest rate of catastrophic injury, with some studies reporting approximately 6% of total injuries as concussions.  Return-to-play guidelines have relied on athletes? self-reports; however, this has led to concerns about the ability of athletes to truly recognize their own symptoms and recovery.  In a new study researchers evaluate the accuracy of neurocognitive testing compared with self-reported symptoms of concussions in cheerleaders. 
View full story

Post your comment.

Name:
Email:
Rating:
Comment:
Verification
 

  • Emergency aid for overdoses

  • Improving bladder function among people with spinal cord injuries

  • Blinded by non-science: Trivial scientific information increases trust in products

  • Pathological gambling is associated with altered opioid system in the brain

  • Highly connected CEOs more likely to broker mergers and acquisitions that harm firms, study shows

  • Heart rate may predict survival, brain function in comatose cardiac arrest survivors

  • Cold sores increase risk of dementia, research suggests

  • User-friendly electronic 'Eyecane' enhances navigational abilities for blind

  • Design of micro, nanoparticles to improve treatments for Alzheimer's, Parkinson's

  • Sexual preference for masculine men, feminine women is an urban habit

  •