Heading in soccer may adversely affect eye function

The results add to existing knowledge of brain injuries associated with sports, especially those with frequent potential trauma to the head, researchers say. Feb. 13 (UPI) — “Heading” the...
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Concussions, Youth Athletes

Heading in soccer may adversely affect eye function

Feb. 13 (UPI) — “Heading” the ball is a fundamental part of soccer, but concerns over safety have changed the way the game is played at the youth level...
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Concussions, Neurological Function

Subconcussive Head Impacts May Affect Neuro-Ophthalmologic Function

THURSDAY, Feb. 13, 2020 — Repetitive subconcussive head impacts may cause short-term impairment of neuro-ophthalmologic function, according to a study published online Feb. 13 in JAMA Ophthalmology. Madeleine K....
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Concussions, Neurological Function

Subconcussive Head Impacts May Affect Neuro-Ophthalmologic Function

THURSDAY, Feb. 13, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Repetitive subconcussive head impacts may cause short-term impairment of neuro-ophthalmologic function, according to a study published online Feb. 13 in JAMA Ophthalmology....
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Concussions, Neurological Function

BLOG: Ocular biomarkers for Alzheimer’s disease

Leonard V. Messner by Leonard V. Messner OD, FAAO Alzheimer’s disease is a global disease of central nervous system dysfunction. Although public discourse about it tends to focus on...
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Neurological Function, Optometry

Better tools are needed to diagnose concussions in youth athletes

KOLOA, Hawaii — A speaker at Orthopedics Today Hawaii said there is a need for a validated, rapid, objective, diagnostic test to better diagnose concussions, especially in youth athletes....
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Concussions, Youth Athletes

Returning to play after concussion

On the Mayo Clinic Radio podcast, Dr. David Dodick, a Mayo Clinic neurologist, explains when it is safe to return to play after a concussion. This interview originally aired...
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Concussions, Youth Athletes

Concussion screening program provides baseline for recovery

Physical therapists in Jackson team up to make head injury treatment more strategic. By Tom Hallberg Jack Conroy, 12, performs the Vestibular Ocular Motor Screen (VOMS) test administered by...
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Concussions, Youth Athletes

International Concussion Society Year in Review 2019

Celebrating another year of concussion education and awareness This year, the International Concussion Society celebrated several milestones in its work to elevate the conversation about concussion, providing reliable information...
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Concussions

King-Devick Test Reliability in NCAA Athletes

King-Devick Test Reliability in National Collegiate Athletic Association Athletes: A National Collegiate Athletic Association–Department of Defense Concussion Assessment, Research and Education Report View on YouTube
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Concussions, NCAA

Crain’s Notable Women in Health Care

Danielle Leong Chief scientific officer, King-Devick Technologies Danielle Leong is chief scientific officer at King-Devick Technologies, a medical software company in Oakbrook Terrace. The company’s sideline concussion screening, the...
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Concussions

Concussion Awareness Program: Quick diagnosis on sidelines

MOBILE, Ala. (WALA) -- Mobile County high school football players are safer thanks to a new initiative by USA Health that is helping identify concussions. Partnering with United States...
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Concussions, Football, High School