Exploring the role of cervical spine endurance as a predictor of concussion risk and recovery following sports related concussion.

Affiliation

School of Human Kinetics, Laurentian University, Sudbury, ON, Canada. Electronic address: [Email]

Abstract

Concussions have become a significant public health concern with rising incidence rates. Concussions have been shown to occur concurrently with neck injuries, such as whiplash-associated-disorder, therefore, understanding the role of the neck in concussions is important.

Keywords

Cervical,Concussion,Endurance,Injury,Neck,Risk,