Steady-State Visual-Evoked Potentials as a Biomarker for Concussion

Link – Steady-State Visual-Evoked Potentials as a Biomarker for Concussion: A Pilot Study. Abstract A variety of assessment tools are currently available to help clinicians assess Sports Related Concussion (SRC). Currently, the most widely available tools are neither objective nor portable, and are therefore not ideal for assessment at the site and time of a […]

fNIRS and Sport-Related Concussion

Link – Neurovascular Coupling by Functional Near Infra-Red Spectroscopy and Sport-Related Concussion in Retired Rugby Players: The UK Rugby Health Project. Front Hum Neurosci. 2020;14:42 Authors: Sharma A, Hind K, Hume P, Singh J, Neary JP Abstract Aim: This study investigated cerebral hemodynamic responses to a neurovascular coupling (NVC) test in retired contact athletes with […]

Altered corticomotor latencies in concussed athletes.

Link – Altered corticomotor latencies but normal motor neuroplasticity in concussed athletes. J Neurophysiol. 2020 Feb 19;: Authors: Stokes W, Choynowki J, St Pierre M, Anaya MA, Statton MA, Celnik PA, Cantarero G Abstract Persistent cognitive, affective, and motor symptoms have been associated with sports-related concussions including several neurophysiological changes in the primary motor cortex. […]