This is but a small selection of some of the more relevant and recent publications on the subject of concussion in sport

  • Adler RH, Herring SA. Changing the culture of concussion: education meets legislation. PM R 2011; 3(10 Suppl 2):S468-S470
  • Baugh CM, Stamm JM, Riley DO, Gavett BE, Shenton ME, Lin A, Nowinski CJ, Cantu RC, McKee AC, Stern RA. Chronic traumatic encephalopathy: Neurodegeneration following repetitive concussive and subconcussive brain trauma. Brain Imaging and Behavior, 2012; 6(2): 244-254.
  • Baugh CM, Kiernan PT, Kroshus E, Daneshvar DH, Montenigro PH, McKee AC, Stern R. “Frequency of head impact related outcomes by position in NCAA Division I collegiate football players,” J Neurotrauma. 2014 Aug 26.
  • Blume HK, Lucas S, Bell KR. Subacute concussion-related symptoms in youth. Phys Med Rehabil Clin N Am 2011; 22(4):665-6ix
  • Comper P, Hutchison M, Richards D, Mainwaring L. A Model of Current Best Practice for Managing Concussion in University Athletes: The University of Toronto Approach. J Clin Sp Psychol 2012; 6(Sept):231-246
  • Daneshvar DH, Baugh CM, Nowinski CJ, McKee AC, Stern RA, Cantu RC. Helmets and Mouth Guards: The Role of Personal Equipment in Preventing Sport-Related Concussions.  Clinics in Sports Medicine, 2011; 30 (1): 145-163.
  • Gavett BE, Cantu RC, Shenton M, Lin AP, Nowinski CJ, McKee AC, Stern RA. Clinical appraisal of chronic traumatic encephalopathy: current perspectives and future directions. Current Opinion in Neurology, 2011; 24(6): 525-531
  • King, D., Hume, P., Brughelli, M. & Gissane, C. Instrumented mouthguard acceleration analyses for head impacts in amateur rugby union players over a competition season Am J Sports Med (2014) in print
  • McCrory P. Sports concussion and the risk of chronic neurological impairment. Clin J Sport Med 2011; 21(1):6-12
  • Harmon KG, Drezner JA, Gammons M, Guskiewicz KM, Halstead M, Herring SA et al. American Medical Society for Sports Medicine position statement: concussion in sport. Br J Sports Med 2013; 47(1):15-26
  • Hollis SJ, Stevenson MR, McIntosh AS, Li L, Heritier S, Shores EA et al. Mild traumatic brain injury among a cohort of rugby union players: predictors of time to injury. Br J Sports Med 2011; 45(12):997-999
  • Kaye AH, McCrory P. Does football cause brain damage? Medical Journal of Australia 2012; MJA Online first:2-4
  • King, D., Gissane, C., Brughelli, M., Hume, P. & Harawira, J. Sport­related concussions in New Zealand: A review of 10 years of Accident Compensation Corporation moderate to severe claims and costs J Sci Med Sport 2013, 17(3): 250­255.
  • King, D., Gissane, C. & Clark, T. Concussion in amateur rugby league players in New Zealand: A review of player concussion history NZ J Sports Med 2014, 40(2): 64­69.
  • King, D., Brughelli, M., Hume, P. & Gissane, C. Assessment, management and knowledge of sport­related concussion: Systematic review. Sports Med 2014; 44(4): 449­471.
  • King, D., Gissane, C., Clark, T. & Marshal, S.W. The incidence of match and training injuries in rugby league: A pooled data analysis of published studies Int J Sports Sci Coach 2014 9(2): 417­431.
  • King, D., Clark, T., & Gissane, C. Use of a rapid visual screening tool for the assessment of concussion in amateur rugby league: a pilot study J Neurol Sci 2012, 320(1­2); 16­21.
  • King D, Clark T. Injuries in amateur representative rugby league over three years. NZ J Sports Med. 2012; 39(2):48­51.
  • King, D., Hume, P. & Clark, T. Nature of injuries that result in injury in professional rugby league. Res Sports Med 2012; 20(2): 87­105.
  • King, D., Hume, P. & Clark, T. First­aid and concussion knowledge of rugby league team management, administrators and officials in New Zealand. NZ J Sports Med 2010; 37(2): 56­68.
  • King, D., Hume, P. & Clark, T. Video analysis of tackles in professional rugby league matches by player position, tackle height and tackle location. Int J Perform Anal Sport 2010; 10(3):241­254.
  • King, D., Hume, P. & Clark, T. Neck, back and spine injuries in amateur rugby league: A review of nine years of Accident Compensation Corporation injury entitlement claims and costs. J Sci Med Sports 2011; 14(2): 126­129.
  • King, D. Concussion assessment and management. Emerg Nurse NZ 2009; Winter: 6.
  • King, D., Hume, P.A., Milburn, P.D. & Gianotti, S. (2009). Rugby league injuries in New Zealand: a review of 8 years of Accident Compensation Corporation injury entitlement claims and costs. Br J Sports Med 2009; 43(8): 595­602.
  • King, D., Gabbett, T., Gissane, C. & Hodgson, L. Epidemiological studies of injuries in rugby league: suggestions for definitions, data collection and reporting methods. J Sci Med Sport 2008; 12(1):12­19.
  • King, D. Sports related concussion in the Emergency Department: Some considerations. Emerg Nurse, NZ 2007; July: 12­15.
  • King, D. Assessment and Management of Concussion / Head Injury. Aust Mil Med 2000; 9(2): 83­87.
  • McKee AC, Stern RA, Nowinski CJ, Stein TD, Daneshvar DH, Alvarez VE, Lee HS, Hall GF, Wojtowicz SM, Baugh CM, Riley DO, Kubilus CA, Cormier KA, Jacobs MA, Martin BR, Abraham CR, Ikezu T, Reichard RR, Wolozin BL, Budson AE, Goldstein LE, Kowall NW, Cantu RC. The Spectrum of Disease in Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy. Brain, 2013; 136(Pt 1): 43-64.
  • McKee AC, Cantu RC, Nowinski CJ, Hedley-Whyte ET, Gavett BE, Budson AE, Santini VE, Lee H-Y, Kubilus CA, Stern RA. Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy in Athletes: Progressive Tauopathy following Repetitive Head Injury.  J Neuropath Exp Neurol, 2009; 68(7): 709-735.
  • McKee AC, Daneshvar DH, Alvarez VE, Stein TD. The neuropathology of sport. Acta Neuropathol. 2014 Jan;127(1):29-51. doi: 10.1007/s00401-013-1230-6. 2013 Dec 24.
  • McCrory P, Davis G, Makdissi M. Second impact syndrome or cerebral swelling after sporting head injury. Curr Sports Med Rep 2012; 11(1):21-23
  • McCrory P. Sports concussion and the risk of chronic neurological impairment. Clin J Sport Med 2011; 21(1):6-12
  • McCrory P, Meeuwisse WH, Echemendia RJ, Iverson GL, Dvorak J, Kutcher JS. What is the lowest threshold to make a diagnosis of concussion? Br J Sports Med 2013; 47(5):268-271
  • McCrory P, Meeuvisse WH, Aubry M, Cantu B, et al, Dvorak J, Echemendia RJ, Engebretsen L, Johnston K, Kutcher JS, Raftery M, Sills A, Benson BW, Davis GA, Ellenbogen RG, Guskiewicz K, Herring SA, Iverson GL, Jordan BD, Kissick J, McCrea M, McIntosh AS, Maddocks D, Makdiss M, Purcell L, Putukian M, Schneider K, Tator CH, Turner M: Consensus Statement on Concussion in Sport: the 4th International Conference on Concussion in Sport held in Zurich, November 2012: Br J Sports Med 2013;47:250-258 doi:10.1136/bjsports-2013-092313
  • Makdissi M. Sports related concussion – management in general practice. Aust Fam Physician 2010; 39(1-2):12-17
  • Makdissi M, Cantu RC, Johnston KM, McCrory P, Meeuwisse WH: The difficult Concussion Patient: What is the Best Approach to Investigation and Management of Persistent (>10 days) Postconcussive Symptoms?: Br J Sports Med 2013;47:308-313 doi:10.1136/bjsports-2013-092255
  • Mez J, Stern RA, McKee AC. Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy: Where Are We and Where Are We Going? Curr Neurol Neurosci Rep. 2013 Dec 1;13(12):1–12.
  •  Omalu BI, Hamilton RL, Kamboh MI, DeKosky ST, Bailes J. Chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) in a National Football League Player: Case report and emerging medicolegal practice questions. J Forensic Nurs 2010; 6(1):40-46
  • Omalu BI, Bailes J, Hammers JL, Fitzsimmons RP. Chronic traumatic encephalopathy, suicides and parasuicides in professional American athletes: the role of the forensic pathologist. Am J Forensic Med Pathol 2010; 31(2):130-132Robbins CA, Daneshvar DH, Picano JD, Gavett BE, Baugh CM, Riley DO, Nowinski CJ, McKee AC, Cantu RC, Stern RA. “Self-Reported Concussion History: Impact of Providing a Definition of Concussion,” Open Access Journal of Sports Medicine. 5: 99-103. 2014.
  • Putukian M, Raftery M, Guskiewicz K, Herring S, Aubry M, Cantu RC, Molloy, Onfield Assessment of Concussion in the adult athlete: Br J Sports Med 2013;47:285-288 doi:10.1136/bjsports-2013-092158Slobounov S, Bazarian J, Bigler E, Cantu R, Hallett M, Harbaugh R, Hovda D, Mayer AR, Nuwer MR, Kou Z, Lazzarino G, Papa L, Vagnozzi R, Sport-Related concussion: Ongoing Debate: BR J Sports Med; January 2014: 48:2:75-76
  • Rao V, Bertrand M, Rosenberg P, Makley M, Schretlen DJ, Brandt J et al. Predictors of new-onset depression after mild traumatic brain injury. J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci 2010; 22(1):100-104
  • Shrier I. Neuropsychological testing and concussions: a reasoned approach. Clin J Sport Med 2012; 22(3):211-213.
  • Stern, R.A., Daneshvar, D.H., Baugh, C.M., Seichepine, D.R., Montenigro, P.H., Riley, D.O., Fritts, N.G., Stamm, J.M., Robbins, C.A., McHale, L., Simkin, I., Stein, T.D., Alvarez, V., Goldstein, L.E., Budson, A.E., Kowall, N.W., Nowinski, C.J., Cantu, R.C., & McKee, A.C. Clinical presentation of Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy. Neurology. 2013 August 21; 81: 1122-1129.
  • Stern RA, Riley DO, Daneshvar DH, Nowinski CJ, Cantu RC, McKee AC. Long-term Consequences of Repetitive Brain Trauma: Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy. Phys Med Rehabil Clin N Am, 2011; 3(10S2): S460-S467.
  • Valentine V, Logan K. Cognitive rest in concussion management. Am Fam Physician 2012; 85(2):100-101.
  • Wetjen NM, Pichelmann MA, Atkinson JL. Second impact syndrome: concussion and second injury brain complications. J Am Coll Surg 2010; 211(4):553-557
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