Do post-concussion-like symptom responses change following exercise or sports participation in a non-concussed cohort?
AP Balasundaram, J Athens, AG Schneiders, P McCrory, SJ Sullivan
Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports | Published : 2017
The purposes of this study were (a) to determine the reliable change in post-concussion-like symptoms reported following self-selected exercise or sports activities and (b) to explore the potential influence of gender and exercise parameters on post-concussion-like symptoms reported by a non-concussed cohort following exercise/training. A pre-to-post observational design was used. A convenience sample of students aged 18-30 years who visited a university recreation center to engage in their chosen exercise activity and a purposeful sample of men's and women's rugby union players engaged in their regular training sessions were included in the study. All participants reported their symptoms us..View full abstract