Explore the latest in sports medicine from The JAMA Network, including athlete screening, injury prevention and management, concussion, and more.
This study uses a national survey of US adolescents to examine the prevalence and correlates of self-reported diagnosed concussions to target and monitor prevention efforts.
This review discusses the state of the science of chronic traumatic encephalopathy and raises considerations for researching and interpreting cognitive changes in members of at-risk populations.
This cohort study compares abnormal menstrual patterns in adolescents and young women with a sport-related concussion and those with nonhead sport-related orthopedic injuries.
This cohort study uses data from the Wisconsin Longitudinal Study to estimate the association of playing high school football in the 1950s with cognitive impairment and depression at 65 years of age.
This case series investigated the neuropathological and clinical features of deceased football players with chronic traumatic encephalopathy whose brains were donated for research.
This cross-sectional study collects normative baseline data for the Child Sport Concussion Assessment Tool in a large cohort of young athletes.
This study uses video footage observations of all 64 matches of the 2014 FIFA World Cup to assess the incidence, characteristics, and sideline outcome assessments of player head collisions.
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This case-control study aims to measure translocator protein 18 kDa, a marker of activated glial cell response, in a cohort of current and former National Football League players and control participants, and to report measures of white matter integrity.
This cohort study compares the associations between physical activity vs rest within 7 days of acute concussion and postconcussive symptoms at day 28 among Canadian children and adolescents.