Futurity: Right exercise ‘dose’ treats teen concussions

| Posted in Brain Education, Brain Injury, Brain Research

Teen athletes who sustained concussions while playing sports recovered more quickly when they underwent a supervised, aerobic exercise regimen, according to a new study. The study is the first randomized clinical trial of a treatment in the acute phase after a sport-related concussion. The goal was to evaluate prescribed, progressive sub-symptom threshold exercise as a treatment within the first week of a concussion in adolescents after a few days of rest. (February 4, 2019)

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