Creatine supplementation has not been researched in mTBI, but shows some potential as a neuroprotective when administered prior to or after TBI.
With catalogued genetic variants, prospective genotyping of athletes at the beginning of their career could allow medical professionals to improve concussion management and return-to-play decisions.
In this literature review, the authors discuss the pathophysiology of both acute and chronic neuropsychiatric sequelae of concussions, plus the evaluation and management of these.
Editor Lauren Pulling speaks to Helen Ling, lead author on a recent pathological study that found evidence of CTE pathology in the brains of retired soccer players
In the first study of its kind, researchers have reported chronic traumatic encephalopathy in a series of retired association football (soccer) players, indicating a potential link between repetitive subconcussive head impacts and neurodegeneration.
A review of the validity of computerized neurocognitive assessment tools in mild traumatic brain injury assessment
In this paper, the authors provide a comprehensive summary of the existing validity literature for four commonly used and studied NCATs and lay the groundwork for future investigations.
Prevalence of traumatic brain injury and mental health problems among individuals within the criminal justice system
TBI is associated with increased aggression and antisocial behavior – this review examines existing literature regarding TBI prevalence and associated adverse mental health among individuals within the criminal justice system.
With growing media attention and public concern regarding concussion in sport and limited understanding of its potential long-term effects, experts from across the UK are coming together to share knowledge and strengthen research collaborations.
Identification of hidden health utilization services and costs in adults awaiting tertiary care following mild traumatic brain injury in Toronto, Ontario, Canada
In this research article, the authors investigate the services and costs associated with adults requiring tertiary care following mTBI.
Simon Kemp (Chief Medical Officer, Rugby Football Union) discusses a new collaborative study which is seeking to identify associations between head injuries during rugby players’ careers and long-term health consequences.