Return to play following sports-related concussion

Clin Sports Med -

23(3):421-441, ix.

Lovell, M., M. Collins and J. Bradley.



This article provides a review of current important issues in the management of athletes who have sustained a concussion during athletic competition. Recent research in the area of concussion management is reviewed with specific reference to the side line evaluation of concussion and the follow-up of the athlete during the recovery period. The use of neuropsychological testing in sports is also reviewed. A systematic protocol for the management of sports related concussion is presented.

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