Journal: The Journal of head trauma rehabilitation
To provide an overview of 3 studies of the same population of retired professional contact sport athletes compared with age-matched noncontact sport athlete controls on cognition, executive function, behavior, and advanced brain imaging.
To determine the association of repetitive subconcussive head impacts with functional outcomes in primary and high school tackle football players.
To examine the influence of nativity and residential characteristics on productive activity among Hispanics at 1 year after traumatic brain injury (TBI).
To compare retired professional contact sport athletes with age-matched noncontact sport athletes on measures of executive function and mental health.
To examine the association between right frontal pole cortical thickness, social competence, and cognitive proficiency in children participants with a history of chronic traumatic brain injury (TBI).
Examine associations between traumatic brain injury (TBI) and (1) suicide and (2) suicide method among individuals receiving Veterans Health Administration (VHA) care.
To provide updated estimates of the incidence of concussion from all causes diagnosed by all physicians in a large jurisdiction, as previous studies have examined only single causes of injury or from smaller specific populations.
The purpose of the study was to test the ability of oculomotor, vestibular, and reaction time (OVRT) metrics to serve as a concussion assessment or diagnostic tool for general clinical use.
To test the hypothesis that mild cognitive impairment (MCI) rates are higher among retired professional contact sport athletes than in noncontact athlete controls and compare history of contact sports with other MCI risk factors.
Long-term consequences of playing professional football and hockey on brain function and structural neuronal integrity are unknown.