Explore the latest in sports medicine, including athlete screening, injury prevention and management, concussion, and more.
This Viewpoint discusses the implications of rule changes regarding concussion in youth collision sports.
This follow-up analysis of a randomized clinical trial compares the effectiveness of tai ji quan, multimodal exercises, and stretching exercise interventions for older adults at high risk of falling.
This Viewpoint proposes a reassessment of the safety of bicycle helmets for the protection of the middle and lower face.
This systematic review and meta-analysis assesses the risk of suicide after concussion and/or mild traumatic brain injury in a cohort of more than 700 000 individuals diagnosed with these conditions, compared with a cohort of more than 6.2 million individuals who had not been so diagnosed.
This study provides an analysis of head collisions between players in all 64 games in the 2018 World Cup tournament, as well as the frequency of evaluations by referees and clinicians after such collisions.
This Viewpoint proposes policy changes for improving decision-making processes for sports injury prevention.
This multicenter cohort study describes the natural progression of symptom change by age group (5-7, 8-12, and 13-18 years) and sex and develops centile curves to inform families about children after concussion recovery.
This longitudinal case-series study of 12 high school football players examines changes in near point of convergence through repeated measurements over a single football season to assess how these findings are associated with measured head impacts.
This cohort study examines the association between use of bicycle helmets and the incidence of facial injuries after bicycle crashes.
This study examines the incidence of atrial fibrillation in a cohort of elite athletes.
This before-after study investigates changes in concussion among Ivy League football players after implementation of a 2016 rule change intended to land more kickoffs in the end zone and reduce player injury.
This Patient Page discusses how to treat ankle sprains to improve comfort and speed up recovery.
This noninferiority trial compares the effects of arthroscopic partial meniscectomy vs physical therapy on patient-reported knee function in patients with meniscal tears.
This cluster randomized trial compares the effect of the Head Computed Tomography Choice decision aid with usual care in parents of children with minor head trauma at intermediate risk for clinically important traumatic brain injuries who are treated in emergency departments.
This Viewpoint discusses the ways in which science can inform policies in sports regarding concussion and chronic traumatic encephalopathy.
This cross-sectional study investigates the prevalence of invalid performance on baseline testing for athletes aged 10 to 21 years who completed neurocognitive testing for the management of sport-related concussion.
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