Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a major cause of mortality and morbidity. Many survivors suffer from concentration deficit, fatigue, depression and low resistance to effort. These symptoms affect their quality of life, their functional level and have a significant impact on primary health care resources utilisation
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.