Category: Brain Injury

Brain Injury


One Third of Kids Develop a Mental Health Problem After Concussion

A third of children and adolescents develop a mental health problem after a concussion, which could persist for several years post-injury, according to a new literature review from Murdoch Children's Research Institute (MCRI), published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine.

On the Road Again So Soon After a Concussion?

Nearly half of adolescents who sought specialty care for a concussion were back to driving when asked approximately 2 weeks after the injury, even though few had returned to exercise and sports, according to researchers from Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) and the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing (Penn Nursing), in the Journal of Adolescent Health.

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Texas Youth Football & Cheer Association Require HitCheck Baseline Testing for All Athletes to Return to Play

Texas Youth Football & Cheer Association (TYFA) announces, on National Concussion Awareness Day, that HitCheck, a mobile cognitive assessment tool that allows clinicians and trainers to baseline and assess athletes at anytime from anywhere, will be required for each player prior to beginning their season.

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HeadCheck Health Now Offers CrashCourse Concussion Curriculum to Athletes Across Canada

HeadCheck Health and TeachAids has launched a partnership to offer the interactive CrashCourse: Concussion Education platform online through all HeadCheck products. The Alberta Female Hockey League, a HeadCheck Health customer, will be fully interacting with CrashCourse through the platform, according to an announcement.

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