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Question: Among male and female high school athletes with sports-related concussion, what are the differences in symptoms, symptom resolution time, and time to return to sport?
Question type: Occurrence
Study design: Database review
Researchers from the Universities of California, Virginia, and Ohio State compared symptoms, symptom resolution time, and time to return to sport between high school males and females with sports-related concussions. All United States high schools with at least one certified athletic trainer (AT) on staff were eligible to participate. Eligible schools whose ATs agreed to participate were divided into eight sampling strata based on geographic region and school size; a representative sample …