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Researchers have found a preliminary formula to predict if someone will recover from a concussion in 10 days or less.
In a research study published in the Journal of Athletic Training Titled "Age Differences in Recovery After Sport-Related Concussion: A Comparison of High School and Collegiate Athletes" researchers found that age isn't a factor in recovering from a concussion. The researchers specifically found that between high school and college students there wasn't a change in recovery times. … Continue reading Age differences in athletes and concussions
In some recent research by Custer et al. (2016), researchers examined differences in baseline scores and their outcomes after a concussion. The researchers divided the subjects into two groups "no symptoms" and "high symptoms". The researchers then assessed the patients 2-7 days after their concussion with the IMPACT™ system. The researchers found that the "high … Continue reading Baseline Scores could predict Concussion outcomes