Neurodevelopmental Disorders & Risk of Concussion: Findings from the NCAA-DOD CARE Consortium (2014 – 2017)

Evidence suggests neurodevelopmental disorders (NDs) may be associated with an increased incidence of concussion, but no studies have cross-sectionally and longitudinally assessed the associations of NDs and sex with concussion in collegiate athletes. We sought to assess the odds and relative risk of concussion in athletes self-reporting a diagnosis of attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), learning disability (LD), and ADHD+LD. Data from the CARE Consortium (2014 – 2017) were used to…


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