Med Sci Sports Exerc 2021 Sep 17. Epub 2021 Sep 17.
Department of Kinesiology and Applied Physiology, Interdisciplinary program in Biomechanics and Movement Science University of Delaware, Newark, DE School of Health and Kinesiology, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA Department of General Surgery, Orlando Health, Orlando, FL Department of Intercollegiate Athletics, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA.
Introduction: Physical and mental activity post-concussion has received renewed attention to improve concussion management, however most protocols start after several days and do not assess the acute window. Therefore, the purpose of this study was to assess physical and mental activity in the first 48 hours post-concussion on the time to symptom free status and return to play.
Methods: We recruited 78 NCAA Division I athletes (Male: 51. Read More