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Effectiveness of Hand Self-Shiatsu for Post Sport-related Concussion Sleep Disturbance in Young AthletesDownload
Background: Sport-related concussion (SRC) is a prevalent injury with significant health consequences. One important, but under-addressed area of health affected by SRC, is sleep. Not only can SRC cause sleep disturbance but, in turn, sleep disturbance affects recovery from SRC and increases the...
Exploring Minor Hockey Players' Knowledge About and Attitudes Toward Concussion: Implications for PreventionDownload
Concussions in ice hockey are a serious public health concern, however too many athletes fail to recognize or report their symptoms. A survey was developed to assess minor hockey players’ concussion knowledge, attitudes, and reporting behaviour, as little is known from their perspective. Male...
At present, there is a paucity of research evaluating the long-term effects of concussion in children and adolescents. The purpose of this study was to examine psychosocial functioning of elite youth ice hockey players with a history of concussion. Further, this study investigated parent report...
This thesis investigates head injuries (HIs) occurring in sports and recreation (SR) that presented to emergency departments (EDs) in Edmonton, Alberta, from April 1st, 1997 to March 31st, 2008. There were 4,950 SR HIs identified over the 11 years (5.13 HIs per 1,000 ED injury visits)....
Psychosocial Risk Factors of Sports Injury Occurrence and Severity among Elite Youth Ice Hockey PlayersDownload
Psychological factors have been shown to play a role in the frequency and severity of injury among athletes. The Behaviour Assessment System for Children Second Edition (BASC-II) was utilized to measure sixteen psychological factors and determine whether these factors predicted rate and severity...
Concussion can have adverse long term effects in the cognitive and behavioral development of children and adolescents. Research continues to highlight the fact that children and adolescents are more susceptible to concussion and take longer to recover from this injury. At present, there is a...