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Concussion in Para athletes: One size doesn’t fit all

Highlights Despite increasing research in sport-related concussion in general, a gap exists in knowledge about concussion in Para athletes. The Concussion in Para Sport (CIPS) Group developed a position statement addressing necessary modifications for concussion assessment, management and return to sport. As with all concussions, education and prevention are key. And when a concussion does occur, the critical first 2 steps are recognition and removal. Existing concussion assessment tools, like the SCAT5, can be used for Para athletes, but modification may […]

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