AANS Neurosurgeon | Volume 26, Number 4, 2017


Graded Aerobic Treadmill Testing in Children and Adolescents With Sports-related Concussion

Graded aerobic treadmill testing is safe, tolerable and useful in evaluating and managing cases of sports-related concussion in children and adolescents. Researchers focused on two goals: first, to assess the safety, tolerability and clinical use of graded aerobic treadmill in young athletes with sports-related concussion; and second, to evaluate clinical outcomes in a subset of young patients with physiological post-concussion disorder who adhered to a submaximal aerobic exercise program. Similar studies have been performed but only in adults. This is the first study to focus exclusively on young athletes. To read more, click here.


Winter Clinics for Cranial and Spinal Surgery
Feb. 25, 2018 - Mar. 1, 2018; Snowmass Village, Colo.

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