Concussion in female youth contact ball-sport athletes: an umbrella review of prevalence, assessment methods and predictors for clinical recovery.

Gough, S. (Supervisor), Milne, N. (Supervisor), Chantelle Wong (Student )

Activity: Professional Development, Mentorship, Supervision and Other ActivitiesNon-HDR Student Supervision

Description

The purpose of this umbrella review is to summarise relevant content from previously published reviews to guide both sport and health practitioners regarding concussion in contact female youth ball-sport athletes, as female participation in contact ball-sports is rapidly growing internationally.

This umbrella review aims to address three research questions:
1.What is the prevalence of concussion in female youth contact ball-sport athletes? 2.What are the commonly utilised assessment methods for diagnosing concussion in female youth contact ball-sport athletes on and off the field?
3.What are the predictors for clinical recovery from concussion in female youth contact ball-sport athletes?

Additional information

Doctor of Physiotherapy: Evidence-Based Practice 1 & 2
PeriodSep 2021Mar 2022
Degree of RecognitionInternational