Your Guide to the SCAT 5 Revision

Some big news came out on Wednesday that the newest update to the Sport Concussion Assessment Tool (SCAT) came out. In this revision, they decided to skip over the number four and go right to five (most likely to coincide with the number of international meetings they have had). If you look closely you will … Continue reading Your Guide to the SCAT 5 Revision

Comparison of head impact location during games and practices in Division III men’s lacrosse players

Overview In this research study, the researchers looked at where lacrosse players were hit during practices and games. The researchers used the X2 Biosystem's xPatch to measure where the hits occurred as well as videotaping the practices and games  They found that the players were hit on the side 41% of the time and in … Continue reading Comparison of head impact location during games and practices in Division III men’s lacrosse players

Feasibility of early physical therapy for dizziness after a sports-related concussion/ A randomized clinical trial

For this study researches found patients between the ages of 10-23 and assigned them to one of two groups. The first group was the pragmatic, progressive therapeutic treatment group. In this group, the researchers prescribed different therapies based on the patients individual needs.  “For subjects who had cervical dysfunction (eg, cervicogenic dizziness and/or cervicogenic headache), … Continue reading Feasibility of early physical therapy for dizziness after a sports-related concussion/ A randomized clinical trial