J Athl Train 2021 Jun 15. Epub 2021 Jun 15.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Department of Exercise and Sport Science, Assistant Professor, 313 Woollen Gym, CB#8700, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-8700.
Context: There is limited research concerning the relationship between social determinants of health, including race, healthcare access, socioeconomic status (SES), and physical environment; and, concussion nondisclosure in college-athletes. However, in high school athletes, disparities have been noted, with Black athletes attending under-resourced schools and lacking access to an athletic trainer (AT) disclosing fewer concussions.
Objective: To investigate whether concussion nondisclosure disparities exist by 1) race, 2) SES, and 3) AT healthcare access prior to college; and to understand the differential reasons for concussion nondisclosure between Black and White college-athletes. Read More