Over half a million Canadian youth are registered in ice hockey leagues, and 10-20% of them get a concussion each year. The long-term effects of concussion and the best way to treat it are still unknown, especially in youth.
Although the vast majority of individuals who sustain a sport-related concussion (SRC) will receive medical clearance to return to sport within 7-10 days...
The objective of A-CAP is to improve ability to diagnose pediatric concussion and make prognostic predictions about outcomes. A-CAP is a multi-site, prospective cohort study that is assessing a broad pool of neurobiological and psychosocial markers,