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Evidence-Based Management of Sports-Related Mild Traumatic Brain Injury: What are we Learning?

Dr. Micky Collins provides an overview on sports-related brain injury and what we are learning about sports in regards to mild traumatic brain injury.

Educational objectives:

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Discuss the biomechanics, pathophysiology, and neurocognitive recovery rates of sports-related mTBI
  • Discuss appropriate assessment strategies for an in-office evaluation
  • Discuss risk profiles and symptom patterns that predict more protracted recoveries

Reading Resources:

  1. Lau BC., Kontos AP., Collins MW., Mucha A., & Lovell MR. Which On-field Signs/Symptoms Predict Protracted Recovery From Sport-Related Concussion Among High School Football Players? Am J Sports Med. 2011 Jun 28.
  2. Lau BC, Collins MW, Lovell MR. CutOff Scores in Neurocognitive Testing and Symptom Clusters that Predict Protracted Recovery from concussions in High School Athletes Neurosurgery. 2011 Aug 9.
  3. Lau BC, Collins MW, Lovell MR. CutOff Scores in Neurocognitive Testing and Symptom Clusters that Predict Protracted Recovery from concussions in High School Athletes Neurosurgery. 2011 Aug 9.
  4. Van Kampen DA, Lovell MR, Pardini JE, et al. The “value added” of neurocognitive testing after sports-related concussion. Am J Sports Med 2006;34(10): 1630–5.Giza CC, Hovda DA. The pathophysiology of traumatic brain injury. In: Lovell MR, Echemendia RJ, Barth JT, Collins MW, editors.Traumatic Brain Injury in Sports. Lisse: Swets & Zeitlinger, 2004. p 45–70.
  5. Gaetz M. The neurophysiology of brain injury. Clin Neurophysiol2004;115:4–18.

Disclosures:

Dr. Collins has financial interests with the following proprietary entity or entities producing health care goods or services as indicated below:

  • Stockholder: Impact Applications, Inc.

All presenters disclosure of relevant financial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients is listed above.  No other planners, members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Accreditation Statement:

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Each physician should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Other health care professionals are awarded (0.1) continuing education units (CEU) which are equivalent to 1 contact hour.

For your credit transcript, please access our website 4 weeks post-completion at http://ccehs.upmc.edu and follow the link to the Credit Transcript page. If you do not provide the last 5 digits of your SSN on the next page you will not be able to access a CME credit transcript. Providing your SSN is voluntary.

Release Date: 6/25/2015 | Last Modified On: 10/19/2016 | Expires: 10/19/2017

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Presenter

Michael Collins, PhD

Michael Collins, PhD Director, UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Program
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