Concussion in Sport

Publication Date: January 21, 2019
Last Updated: March 14, 2022


Who should evaluate and manage sport-related concussion (SRC)?

The clinical care, including assessment and management, of athletes with SRC is ideally performed by healthcare professionals with appropriate training and experience. Sports medicine physicians are uniquely trained to provide care along the continuum of SRC from the acute evaluation through return to learn and return to sport, and to manage both complications of SRC and coexisting medical issues. While the majority of SRCs resolve within 1–4 weeks, athletes with complicated or prolonged recovery may require a multidisciplinary team with specific expertise across the scope of concussion management.




Concussion in Sport

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