Jason Avedesian - Show Notes

In this episode Jason and I discuss concussion and its affect on future injury risk. Jason is currently a PhD Student at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas researching Sports-Concussion and ACL injury risk. Jason is involved with running the blog: https://rebelmovement.org/ where he and colleagues share their thoughts on training and research.

Key Papers Highlighted:

Risk for lower extremity injury after concussion: a matched cohort study in soldiers

Neurometabolic and microstructural alterations following a sports-related concussion in female athletes

Drop-jump landing varies with baseline neurocognition: implications for anterior cruciate ligament injury risk and prevention

The relationship between neurocognitive function and noncontact anterior cruciate ligament injuries

Assessment of postural stability following sport-related concussion.

Sport-related concussion in children and adolescents

Immediate post-concussion assessment and cognitive testing (ImPACT) practices of sports medicine professionals

Reliability and validity evidence of multiple balance assessments in athletes with a concussion

Sensitivity and specificity of the modified balance error scoring system in concussed collegiate student athletes

Concussion-management practice patterns of National Collegiate Athletic Association Division II and III athletic trainers: how the other half lives

Jason’s thoughts on concussion and lower body injury: (https://rebelmovement.org/2018/11/15/sport-related-concussion-and-lower-extremity-injury/)

Getting in contact with Jason or follow his research:

Email: jason.avedesian@unlv.edu

Twitter: @JasonAvedesian

RG: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Jason_Avedesian2