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NFL Concussion Grant

NFL Concussion Grant

Dr. William Meehan discusses the NFL-LONG Study: Advancing Understanding of Concussions

EDUCATION

Undergraduate Degree

  • Boston College , Boston , MA

Medical School

  • Harvard Medical School , Boston , MA

Internship

  • Boston Children's Hospital , Boston , MA

Residency

  • Boston Children's Hospital , Boston , MA

Fellowship

  • Boston Children's Hospital , Boston , MA

PROFESSIONAL HISTORY

William P. Meehan III, MD, is Director of the Micheli Center for Sports Injury Prevention, Director of Research for the Brain Injury Center at Boston Children’s Hospital, and Prinicpal Investigator of the Neurological Function across the Lifespan: A LONGitudinal, prospective and translational study for former NFL players (NFL-LONG). He graduated from Harvard Medical School where he is currently an Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Orthopaedics.

Dr. Meehan conducts both clinical and scientific research in the area of sports injuries, spine injuries, and concussive brain injury. His research has been funded by the National Institutes of Health, the Center for the Integration of Medicine and Innovative Technology, the National Football League Players Association, the National Football League, and the National Hockey League Alumni Association. He is the 2012 winner of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine’s award for Best Overall Research. He has multiple medical and scientific publications, is author of the books Kids, Sports, and Concussion: A Guide for Coaches and Parents and Concussions. He is is co-editor of the book, Head and Neck Injuries in Young Athletes and an Associate Editor of the journal Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise.

CERTIFICATIONS

  • American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatric Emergency Medicine
  • American Board of Pediatrics, Sports Medicine

PUBLICATIONS

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  1. Persistent CO2 reactivity deficits are associated with neurological dysfunction up to one year after repetitive mild closed head injury in adolescent mice. J Cereb Blood Flow Metab. 2021 Jul 06; 271678X211021771. View abstract
  2. Cerebrovascular Neuroprotection after Acute Concussion in Adolescents. Ann Neurol. 2021 Jul; 90(1):43-51. View abstract
  3. Influence of Aerobic Exercise Volume on Postconcussion Symptoms. Am J Sports Med. 2021 06; 49(7):1912-1920. View abstract
  4. Dizziness, Psychosocial Function, and Postural Stability Following Sport-Related Concussion. Clin J Sport Med. 2021 Mar 09. View abstract
  5. Quantitative Multimodal Assessment of Concussion Recovery in Youth Athletes. Clin J Sport Med. 2021 Mar 01; 31(2):133-138. View abstract
  6. Sports-Related Concussions and the Pediatric Patient. Clin Sports Med. 2021 Jan; 40(1):147-158. View abstract
  7. Meditation Monologue can Reduce Clinical Injection-Related Anxiety: Randomized Controlled Trial. J Evid Based Integr Med. 2021 Jan-Dec; 26:2515690X211006031. View abstract
  8. Sport specialization of female figure skaters: cumulative effects on low back injuries. Phys Sportsmed. 2020 Dec 18; 1-6. View abstract
  9. Accuracy of US College Football Players' Estimates of Their Risk of Concussion or Injury. JAMA Netw Open. 2020 12 01; 3(12):e2031509. View abstract
  10. Dual-Task Gait Stability after Concussion and Subsequent Injury: An Exploratory Investigation. Sensors (Basel). 2020 Nov 05; 20(21). View abstract
  11. Female Sport Participation Effect on Long-Term Health-Related Quality of Life. Clin J Sport Med. 2020 11; 30(6):526-532. View abstract
  12. Impaired eye tracking is associated with symptom severity but not dynamic postural control in adolescents following concussion. J Sport Health Sci. 2021 03; 10(2):138-144. View abstract
  13. Reliability of Objective Eye-Tracking Measures Among Healthy Adolescent Athletes. Clin J Sport Med. 2020 09; 30(5):444-450. View abstract
  14. Associations Between Neurochemistry and Gait Performance Following Concussion in Collegiate Athletes. J Head Trauma Rehabil. 2020 Sep/Oct; 35(5):342-353. View abstract
  15. Effects of Exercise on Sport Concussion Assessment Tool-Third Edition Performance in Women. Clin J Sport Med. 2020 07; 30(4):353-359. View abstract
  16. Staffing, Financial, and Administrative Oversight Models and Rates of Injury in Collegiate Athletes. J Athl Train. 2020 Jun 23; 55(6):580-586. View abstract
  17. Sports Medicine Staffing Patterns and Incidence of Injury in Collegiate Men's Ice Hockey. J Athl Train. 2020 Jun 23; 55(6):587-593. View abstract
  18. Sports Medicine Staffing Across National Collegiate Athletic Association Division I, II, and III Schools: Evidence for the Medical Model. J Athl Train. 2020 Jun 23; 55(6):573-579. View abstract
  19. Symptom Presentation After Concussion and Pre-existing Anxiety Among Youth Athletes. Int J Sports Med. 2020 Sep; 41(10):682-687. View abstract
  20. Fluid Biomarkers of Pediatric Mild Traumatic Brain Injury: A Systematic Review. J Neurotrauma. 2020 10 01; 37(19):2029-2044. View abstract
  21. Risk Factors in Elite, Adolescent Male Soccer Players: Prospective Study. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2020 06; 59(6):596-605. View abstract
  22. Trust, Conflicts of Interest, and Concussion Reporting in College Football Players. J Law Med Ethics. 2020 06; 48(2):307-314. View abstract
  23. Youth With Concussion Have Less Adaptable Gait Patterns Than Their Uninjured Peers: Implications for Concussion Management. J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 2020 Aug; 50(8):438-446. View abstract
  24. Dual-Task Gait Recovery after Concussion among Female and Male Collegiate Athletes. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2020 05; 52(5):1015-1021. View abstract
  25. Prognosis for Persistent Post Concussion Symptoms using a Multifaceted Objective Gait and Balance Assessment Approach. Gait Posture. 2020 06; 79:53-59. View abstract
  26. Integrated linear and nonlinear trunk dynamics identify residual concussion deficits. Neurosci Lett. 2020 06 11; 729:134975. View abstract
  27. No differences in tandem gait performance between male and female athletes acutely post-concussion. J Sci Med Sport. 2020 Sep; 23(9):814-819. View abstract
  28. Internal Jugular Vein Compression Collar Mitigates Histopathological Alterations after Closed Head Rotational Head Impact in Swine: A Pilot Study. Neuroscience. 2020 06 15; 437:132-144. View abstract
  29. Youth American football quarterback injuries: a descriptive study of 15 years of retrospective data. Phys Sportsmed. 2020 11; 48(4):463-468. View abstract
  30. Continuing Play, Symptom Severity, and Symptom Duration After Concussion in Youth Athletes. Clin J Sport Med. 2020 03; 30 Suppl 1:S42-S46. View abstract
  31. Consensus Statement on Sports-Related Concussions in Youth Sports Using a Modified Delphi Approach. JAMA Pediatr. 2020 01 01; 174(1):79-85. View abstract
  32. Self-Reported Cognitive Function and Mental Health Diagnoses among Former Professional American-Style Football Players. J Neurotrauma. 2020 04 15; 37(8):1021-1028. View abstract
  33. Static and Dynamic Cognitive Performance in Youth and Collegiate Athletes With Concussion. Clin J Sport Med. 2019 Nov 21. View abstract
  34. Memantine Mitigates Oligodendrocyte Damage after Repetitive Mild Traumatic Brain Injury. Neuroscience. 2019 11 21; 421:152-161. View abstract
  35. Relative Head Impact Exposure and Brain White Matter Alterations After a Single Season of Competitive Football: A Pilot Comparison of Youth Versus High School Football. Clin J Sport Med. 2019 11; 29(6):442-450. View abstract
  36. Tandem Gait Test-Retest Reliability Among Healthy Child and Adolescent Athletes. J Athl Train. 2019 Dec; 54(12):1254-1259. View abstract
  37. Exercise in the first week following concussion among collegiate athletes: Preliminary findings. J Sci Med Sport. 2020 Feb; 23(2):112-117. View abstract
  38. Concussion Symptom Profiles Among Child, Adolescent, and Young Adult Athletes. Clin J Sport Med. 2019 09; 29(5):391-397. View abstract
  39. Identification of Post-Concussion Dual-Task Gait Abnormalities Using Normative Reference Values. J Appl Biomech. 2019 08 01; 35(4):290-296. View abstract
  40. Team Sport Athletes May Be Less Likely To Suffer Anxiety or Depression than Individual Sport Athletes. J Sports Sci Med. 2019 09; 18(3):490-496. View abstract
  41. Effect of Sports and Growth on Hamstrings and Quadriceps Development in Young Female Athletes: Cross-Sectional Study. Sports (Basel). 2019 Jun 28; 7(7). View abstract
  42. Determining the utility of a smartphone-based gait evaluation for possible use in concussion management. Phys Sportsmed. 2020 02; 48(1):75-80. View abstract
  43. Dual-Task Tandem Gait and Average Walking Speed in Healthy Collegiate Athletes. Clin J Sport Med. 2019 05; 29(3):238-244. View abstract
  44. Postconcussion: Receded Near Point of Convergence is not Diagnostic of Convergence Insufficiency. Am J Ophthalmol. 2019 10; 206:235-244. View abstract
  45. The Role of Aerobic Exercise in Reducing Persistent Sport-related Concussion Symptoms. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2019 04; 51(4):647-652. View abstract
  46. College Football Players Less Likely to Report Concussions and Other Injuries with Increased Injury Accumulation. J Neurotrauma. 2019 07 01; 36(13):2065-2072. View abstract
  47. Treatment of Pediatric Concussion. Semin Pediatr Neurol. 2019 07; 30:60-67. View abstract
  48. Derivation and Initial Validation of Clinical Phenotypes of Children Presenting with Concussion Acutely in the Emergency Department: Latent Class Analysis of a Multi-Center, Prospective Cohort, Observational Study. J Neurotrauma. 2019 06; 36(11):1758-1767. View abstract
  49. Trouble Falling Asleep After Concussion Is Associated With Higher Symptom Burden Among Children and Adolescents. J Child Neurol. 2019 04; 34(5):256-261. View abstract
  50. Diagnosis and Treatment of Slipping Rib Syndrome. Clin J Sport Med. 2019 01; 29(1):18-23. View abstract
  51. Body Satisfaction, Performance Perception, and Weight Loss Behavior in Young Female Dancers. Med Probl Perform Art. 2018 12; 33(4):225-230. View abstract
  52. Objective clinical tests of dual-task dynamic postural control in youth athletes with concussion. J Sci Med Sport. 2019 May; 22(5):521-525. View abstract
  53. Association between training volume and lower extremity overuse injuries in young female athletes: implications for early sports specialization. Phys Sportsmed. 2019 05; 47(2):199-204. View abstract
  54. The Young Injured Gymnast: A Literature Review and Discussion. Curr Sports Med Rep. 2018 Nov; 17(11):366-375. View abstract
  55. Altered brain microstructure in association with repetitive subconcussive head impacts and the potential protective effect of jugular vein compression: a longitudinal study of female soccer athletes. Br J Sports Med. 2019 Dec; 53(24):1539-1551. View abstract
  56. Identifying Persistent Postconcussion Symptom Risk in a Pediatric Sports Medicine Clinic. Am J Sports Med. 2018 11; 46(13):3254-3261. View abstract
  57. Relation of Anterior Cruciate Ligament Tears to Potential Chronic Cardiovascular diseases. Am J Cardiol. 2018 12 01; 122(11):1879-1884. View abstract
  58. Examining Motor Tasks of Differing Complexity After Concussion in Adolescents. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2019 04; 100(4):613-619. View abstract
  59. Objective Eye Tracking Deficits Following Concussion for Youth Seen in a Sports Medicine Setting. J Child Neurol. 2018 10; 33(12):794-800. View abstract
  60. Personal subjectivity in clinician discussion about retirement from sport post-concussion. Soc Sci Med. 2018 12; 218:37-44. View abstract
  61. Extended Erythropoietin Treatment Prevents Chronic Executive Functional and Microstructural Deficits Following Early Severe Traumatic Brain Injury in Rats. Front Neurol. 2018; 9:451. View abstract
  62. Reduced dual-task gait speed is associated with visual Go/No-Go brain network activation in children and adolescents with concussion. Brain Inj. 2018; 32(9):1129-1134. View abstract
  63. Worsening Dual-Task Gait Costs after Concussion and their Association with Subsequent Sport-Related Injury. J Neurotrauma. 2018 07 15; 35(14):1630-1636. View abstract
  64. Near Point of Convergence and Gait Deficits in Adolescents After Sport-Related Concussion. Clin J Sport Med. 2018 05; 28(3):262-267. View abstract
  65. Risk factors associated with self-reported injury history in female youth soccer players. Phys Sportsmed. 2018 09; 46(3):312-318. View abstract
  66. Self-reported sleep duration affects tandem gait, but not steady-state gait outcomes among healthy collegiate athletes. Gait Posture. 2018 05; 62:291-296. View abstract
  67. Acute Exertional Compartment Syndrome in Young Athletes: A Descriptive Case Series and Review of the Literature. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2018 Feb; 34(2):76-80. View abstract
  68. The Association Between Premorbid Conditions in School-Aged Children With Prolonged Concussion Recovery. J Child Neurol. 2018 02; 33(2):168-173. View abstract
  69. Using concurrent gait and cognitive assessments to identify impairments after concussion: a narrative review. Concussion. 2018 Mar; 3(1):CNC54. View abstract
  70. Continuing Play, Symptom Severity, and Symptom Duration After Concussion in Youth Athletes. Clin J Sport Med. 2018 Jan 15. View abstract
  71. Promise of Salivary MicroRNA for Assessing Concussion. JAMA Pediatr. 2018 01 01; 172(1):14-15. View abstract
  72. Office-based concussion evaluation, diagnosis, and management: pediatric. Handb Clin Neurol. 2018; 158:107-117. View abstract
  73. Range of motion and ankle injury history association with sex in pediatric and adolescent athletes. Phys Sportsmed. 2018 02; 46(1):24-29. View abstract
  74. Gait and Quiet-Stance Performance Among Adolescents After Concussion-Symptom Resolution. J Athl Train. 2017 Dec; 52(12):1089-1095. View abstract
  75. Neurocognitive Deficits of Concussed Adolescent Athletes at Self-reported Symptom Resolution in the Zurich Guidelines Era. Orthop J Sports Med. 2017 Nov; 5(11):2325967117737307. View abstract
  76. Carbon Monoxide Exposure in Youth Ice Hockey. Clin J Sport Med. 2017 Nov; 27(6):536-541. View abstract
  77. White matter alterations over the course of two consecutive high-school football seasons and the effect of a jugular compression collar: A preliminary longitudinal diffusion tensor imaging study. Hum Brain Mapp. 2018 01; 39(1):491-508. View abstract
  78. Cis P-tau is induced in clinical and preclinical brain injury and contributes to post-injury sequelae. Nat Commun. 2017 10 17; 8(1):1000. View abstract
  79. Sport-Related Concussions: Symptom Recurrence After Return to Exercise. Orthop J Sports Med. 2017 Oct; 5(10):2325967117732516. View abstract
  80. The Association between Dual-Task Gait after Concussion and Prolonged Symptom Duration. J Neurotrauma. 2017 12 01; 34(23):3288-3294. View abstract
  81. Dual-Task Tandem Gait and Average Walking Speed in Healthy Collegiate Athletes. Clin J Sport Med. 2017 Oct 04. View abstract
  82. Effects of Exercise on Sport Concussion Assessment Tool-Third Edition Performance in Professional Athletes. Orthop J Sports Med. 2017 Sep; 5(9):2325967117727261. View abstract
  83. Infographic: Consensus statement on concussion in sport. Br J Sports Med. 2017 Nov; 51(21):1557-1558. View abstract
  84. Assessment of the Postural Stability of Female and Male Athletes. Clin J Sport Med. 2017 Sep; 27(5):444-449. View abstract
  85. The utility of instrumented dual-task gait and tablet-based neurocognitive measurements after concussion. J Sci Med Sport. 2018 Apr; 21(4):358-362. View abstract
  86. Television or unrestricted, unmonitored internet access in the bedroom and body mass index in youth athletes. Acta Paediatr. 2017 Aug; 106(8):1331-1335. View abstract
  87. Concussion: Evaluation and management. Cleve Clin J Med. 2017 Aug; 84(8):623-630. View abstract
  88. Environmental Enrichment Mitigates Deficits after Repetitive Mild Traumatic Brain Injury. J Neurotrauma. 2017 08 15; 34(16):2445-2455. View abstract
  89. What tests and measures should be added to the SCAT3 and related tests to improve their reliability, sensitivity and/or specificity in sideline concussion diagnosis? A systematic review. Br J Sports Med. 2017 Jun; 51(11):895-901. View abstract
  90. Neurological tests improve after Olympic-style boxing bouts: a pretournament and post-tournament study in the 2016 Women's World Boxing Championships. Br J Sports Med. 2017 Sep; 51(17):1279-1284. View abstract
  91. What is the difference in concussion management in children as compared with adults? A systematic review. Br J Sports Med. 2017 Jun; 51(12):949-957. View abstract
  92. Consensus statement on concussion in sport-the 5th international conference on concussion in sport held in Berlin, October 2016. Br J Sports Med. 2017 Jun; 51(11):838-847. View abstract
  93. Concussion Management Plan Compliance: A Study of NCAA Power 5 Conference Schools. Orthop J Sports Med. 2017 Apr; 5(4):2325967117702606. View abstract
  94. Memantine improves outcomes after repetitive traumatic brain injury. Behav Brain Res. 2018 03 15; 340:195-204. View abstract
  95. Dual-task gait differences in female and male adolescents following sport-related concussion. Gait Posture. 2017 05; 54:284-289. View abstract
  96. Physical activity outside of organised sports is associated with functional performance. Acta Paediatr. 2017 May; 106(5):825-830. View abstract
  97. Association Between Early Participation in Physical Activity Following Acute Concussion and Persistent Postconcussive Symptoms in Children and Adolescents. JAMA. 2016 12 20; 316(23):2504-2514. View abstract
  98. Single-Task and Dual-Task Gait Among Collegiate Athletes of Different Sport Classifications: Implications for Concussion Management. J Appl Biomech. 2017 Feb; 33(1):24-31. View abstract
  99. Football Players' Perceptions of Future Risk of Concussion and Concussion-Related Health Outcomes. J Neurotrauma. 2017 02 15; 34(4):790-797. View abstract
  100. The Effect of Prior Concussion History on Dual-Task Gait following a Concussion. J Neurotrauma. 2017 02 15; 34(4):838-844. View abstract
  101. Concussion Management Practice Patterns Among Sports Medicine Physicians. Clin J Sport Med. 2016 Sep; 26(5):381-5. View abstract
  102. Young Athletes' Concerns About Sport-Related Concussion: The Patient's Perspective. Clin J Sport Med. 2016 Sep; 26(5):386-90. View abstract
  103. Adolescent Mice Demonstrate a Distinct Pattern of Injury after Repetitive Mild Traumatic Brain Injury. J Neurotrauma. 2017 01 15; 34(2):495-504. View abstract
  104. Microstructural and microglial changes after repetitive mild traumatic brain injury in mice. J Neurosci Res. 2017 04; 95(4):1025-1035. View abstract
  105. Normative values for a video-force plate assessment of postural control in athletic children. J Pediatr Orthop B. 2016 Jul; 25(4):310-4. View abstract
  106. Single-leg postural stability deficits following anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction in pediatric and adolescent athletes. J Pediatr Orthop B. 2016 Jul; 25(4):338-42. View abstract
  107. Sports-related concussions - media, science and policy. Nat Rev Neurol. 2016 08; 12(8):486-90. View abstract
  108. Evaluation of postural stability in youth athletes: the relationship between two rating systems. Phys Sportsmed. 2016 Sep; 44(3):304-10. View abstract
  109. Initial somatic symptoms are associated with prolonged symptom duration following concussion in adolescents. Acta Paediatr. 2016 Sep; 105(9):e426-32. View abstract
  110. The Effects of External Jugular Compression Applied during Head Impact Exposure on Longitudinal Changes in Brain Neuroanatomical and Neurophysiological Biomarkers: A Preliminary Investigation. Front Neurol. 2016; 7:74. View abstract
  111. The Effect of Over-the-Counter Medication on Symptom Severity Following Sport-Related Concussion: 1906 Board #58 June 2, 2: 00 PM - 3: 30 PM. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2016 May; 48(5 Suppl 1):525. View abstract
  112. Adolescents With Convergence Insufficiency Exhibit Gait Stability Deficits Acutely After Concussion: 2907 June 3 2: 00 PM - 2: 15 PM. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2016 May; 48(5 Suppl 1):814-5. View abstract
  113. Female Athletes Demonstrate Better Postural Stability Than Male Athletes: 500 Board #337 June 1, 9: 30 AM - 11: 00 AM. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2016 May; 48(5 Suppl 1):144. View abstract
  114. Effects of Sports Specialization on the Rates of Iliotibial Band Syndrome in Pediatric Athletes: 1853 Board #5 June 2, 2: 00 PM - 3: 30 PM. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2016 May; 48(5 Suppl 1):508. View abstract
  115. Effects of Sports Specialization on the Rates of Iliotibial Band Syndrome in Pediatric Athletes: 2350 Board #4. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2016 May; 48(5 Suppl 1):654. View abstract
  116. Examination of Age-Related Differences on Clinical Tests of Postural Stability. Sports Health. 2016 May/Jun; 8(3):244-249. View abstract
  117. Effects of Neuromuscular Training on Children and Young Adults with Down Syndrome: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Res Dev Disabil. 2016 Aug; 55:197-206. View abstract
  118. Clinical Practices in Collegiate Concussion Management. Am J Sports Med. 2016 Jun; 44(6):1391-9. View abstract
  119. Reason and Autonomy. Pediatrics. 2016 04; 137(4). View abstract
  120. Clinical Risk Score for Persistent Postconcussion Symptoms Among Children With Acute Concussion in the ED. JAMA. 2016 Mar 08; 315(10):1014-25. View abstract
  121. Imaging and serum biomarkers reflecting the functional efficacy of extended erythropoietin treatment in rats following infantile traumatic brain injury. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2016 Jun; 17(6):739-55. View abstract
  122. Physical Activity Level and Symptom Duration Are Not Associated After Concussion. Am J Sports Med. 2016 Apr; 44(4):1040-6. View abstract
  123. Physical Maturity and Concussion Symptom Duration among Adolescent Ice Hockey Players. J Pediatr. 2016 Apr; 171:234-9.e1-2. View abstract
  124. Incidence of Concussion in Youth Ice Hockey Players. Pediatrics. 2016 Feb; 137(2):e20151633. View abstract
  125. Initial symptom burden predicts duration of symptoms after concussion. J Sci Med Sport. 2016 Sep; 19(9):722-5. View abstract
  126. Will Neuroimaging Reveal a Severe Intracranial Injury in This Adult With Minor Head Trauma?: The Rational Clinical Examination Systematic Review. JAMA. 2015 Dec 22-29; 314(24):2672-81. View abstract
  127. Outcomes of pediatric patients with persistent midline cervical spine tenderness and negative imaging result after trauma. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2015 Nov; 79(5):822-7. View abstract
  128. Ruptured Tendons in Anabolic-Androgenic Steroid Users: A Cross-Sectional Cohort Study. Am J Sports Med. 2015 Nov; 43(11):2638-44. View abstract
  129. Chronic traumatic encephalopathy and athletes. Neurology. 2015 Oct 27; 85(17):1504-11. View abstract
  130. Motor Vehicle Crash Fatalities in States With Primary Versus Secondary Seat Belt Laws: A Time-Series Analysis. Ann Intern Med. 2015 Aug 04; 163(3):184-90. View abstract
  131. Division III Collision Sports Are Not Associated with Neurobehavioral Quality of Life. J Neurotrauma. 2016 Jan 15; 33(2):254-9. View abstract
  132. Antibody against early driver of neurodegeneration cis P-tau blocks brain injury and tauopathy. Nature. 2015 Jul 23; 523(7561):431-436. View abstract
  133. Decreased microvascular cerebral blood flow assessed by diffuse correlation spectroscopy after repetitive concussions in mice. J Cereb Blood Flow Metab. 2015 Dec; 35(12):1995-2000. View abstract
  134. Early symptom burden predicts recovery after sport-related concussion. Neurology. 2015 Jul 07; 85(1):110-1. View abstract
  135. Risk of athletes with Chiari malformations suffering catastrophic injuries during sports participation is low. Clin J Sport Med. 2015 Mar; 25(2):133-7. View abstract
  136. Anterior cruciate ligament injuries in pediatric athletes presenting to sports medicine clinic: a comparison of males and females through growth and development. Sports Health. 2015 Mar; 7(2):130-6. View abstract
  137. The recommendation for rest following acute concussion. Pediatrics. 2015 Feb; 135(2):362-3. View abstract
  138. Evaluation of a simple test of reaction time for baseline concussion testing in a population of high school athletes. Clin J Sport Med. 2015 Jan; 25(1):43-8. View abstract
  139. A closer look at overuse injuries in the pediatric athlete. Clin J Sport Med. 2015 Jan; 25(1):30-5. View abstract
  140. Early symptom burden predicts recovery after sport-related concussion. Neurology. 2014 Dec 09; 83(24):2204-10. View abstract
  141. Sex differences in the effect of progesterone after controlled cortical impact in adolescent mice: a preliminary study. J Neurosurg. 2014 Dec; 121(6):1337-41. View abstract
  142. Cerebrovascular regulation, exercise, and mild traumatic brain injury. Neurology. 2014 Oct 28; 83(18):1665-72. View abstract
  143. Chronic gliosis and behavioral deficits in mice following repetitive mild traumatic brain injury. J Neurosurg. 2014 Dec; 121(6):1342-50. View abstract
  144. Management of pediatric patients with concussion by emergency medicine physicians. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2014 Jul; 30(7):458-61. View abstract
  145. Evaluating the risks and benefits of participation in high-school football. Virtual Mentor. 2014 Jul 01; 16(7):526-33. View abstract
  146. Duration and course of post-concussive symptoms. Pediatrics. 2014 Jun; 133(6):999-1006. View abstract
  147. Significant improvements in cognitive performance post-transcranial, red/near-infrared light-emitting diode treatments in chronic, mild traumatic brain injury: open-protocol study. J Neurotrauma. 2014 Jun 01; 31(11):1008-17. View abstract
  148. Serum biomarkers predict acute symptom burden in children after concussion: a preliminary study. J Neurotrauma. 2014 Jun 01; 31(11):1072-5. View abstract
  149. Genetic influences and neuropathological sequelae of repetitive brain injury. Reply. Ann Neurol. 2014 Apr; 75(4):618. View abstract
  150. Pediatric sports injuries: a comparison of males versus females. Am J Sports Med. 2014 Apr; 42(4):965-72. View abstract
  151. Management and prevention of sport-related concussion. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2014 Nov; 53(13):1221-30. View abstract
  152. Effect of cognitive activity level on duration of post-concussion symptoms. Pediatrics. 2014 Feb; 133(2):e299-304. View abstract
  153. The prevalence of undiagnosed concussions in athletes. Clin J Sport Med. 2013 Sep; 23(5):339-42. View abstract
  154. CHOA concussion consensus: establishing a uniform policy for academic accommodations. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2014 Mar; 53(3):217-24. View abstract
  155. Clinical correlates in an experimental model of repetitive mild brain injury. Ann Neurol. 2013 Jul; 74(1):65-75. View abstract
  156. Diagnosis and acute management of patients with concussion at children's hospitals. Arch Dis Child. 2013 Dec; 98(12):934-8. View abstract
  157. Management strategies and medication use for treating paediatric patients with concussions. Acta Paediatr. 2013 Sep; 102(9):e424-8. View abstract
  158. The epidemiology of outpatient visits for minor head injury: 2005 to 2009. Neurosurgery. 2013 Jul; 73(1):129-34; discussion 134. View abstract
  159. The effect of recommending cognitive rest on recovery from sport-related concussion. Brain Inj. 2013; 27(7-8):839-42. View abstract
  160. Time interval between concussions and symptom duration. Pediatrics. 2013 Jul; 132(1):8-17. View abstract
  161. Pediatric sports injuries: an age comparison of children versus adolescents. Am J Sports Med. 2013 Aug; 41(8):1922-9. View abstract
  162. Bicycle helmet laws are associated with a lower fatality rate from bicycle-motor vehicle collisions. J Pediatr. 2013 Sep; 163(3):726-9. View abstract
  163. A substantial proportion of life-threatening injuries are sport-related. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2013 May; 29(5):624-7. View abstract
  164. Symptom severity predicts prolonged recovery after sport-related concussion, but age and amnesia do not. J Pediatr. 2013 Sep; 163(3):721-5. View abstract
  165. Isolated skull fractures: trends in management in US pediatric emergency departments. Ann Emerg Med. 2013 Oct; 62(4):327-31. View abstract
  166. Epidemiology, trends, assessment and management of sport-related concussion in United States high schools. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2012 Dec; 24(6):696-701. View abstract
  167. Booster seat laws and fatalities in children 4 to 7 years of age. Pediatrics. 2012 Dec; 130(6):996-1002. View abstract
  168. Increasing recovery time between injuries improves cognitive outcome after repetitive mild concussive brain injuries in mice. Neurosurgery. 2012 Oct; 71(4):885-91. View abstract
  169. Metabolic imaging of mild traumatic brain injury. Brain Imaging Behav. 2012 Jun; 6(2):208-23. View abstract
  170. Computerized neurocognitive testing for the management of sport-related concussions. Pediatrics. 2012 Jan; 129(1):38-44. View abstract
  171. Assessment and management of sport-related concussions in United States high schools. Am J Sports Med. 2011 Nov; 39(11):2304-10. View abstract
  172. Factors associated with the use of cervical spine computed tomography imaging in pediatric trauma patients. Acad Emerg Med. 2011 Sep; 18(9):905-11. View abstract
  173. Computed tomography for minor head injury: variation and trends in major United States pediatric emergency departments. J Pediatr. 2012 Jan; 160(1):136-9.e1. View abstract
  174. Medical therapies for concussion. Clin Sports Med. 2011 Jan; 30(1):115-24, ix. View abstract
  175. Concussion results in deficits in neurocognitive functioning. Preface. Clin Sports Med. 2011 Jan; 30(1):xvii-iii. View abstract
  176. The pediatric athlete: younger athletes with sport-related concussion. Clin Sports Med. 2011 Jan; 30(1):133-44, x. View abstract
  177. Adherence to guidelines for managing the well-appearing febrile infant: assessment using a case-based, interactive survey. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2010 Dec; 26(12):875-80. View abstract
  178. Tumor necrosis factor alpha and Fas receptor contribute to cognitive deficits independent of cell death after concussive traumatic brain injury in mice. J Cereb Blood Flow Metab. 2011 Feb; 31(2):778-89. View abstract
  179. High school concussions in the 2008-2009 academic year: mechanism, symptoms, and management. Am J Sports Med. 2010 Dec; 38(12):2405-9. View abstract
  180. Pediatric concussions in United States emergency departments in the years 2002 to 2006. J Pediatr. 2010 Dec; 157(6):889-93. View abstract
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