Wearable sensing and mobile devices: the future of post-concussion monitoring?

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dc.contributor.author Johnston, William
dc.contributor.author Doherty, Cailbhe
dc.contributor.author Büttner, Fion
dc.contributor.author Caulfield, Brian
dc.date.accessioned 2017-03-10T15:59:44Z
dc.date.available 2017-03-10T15:59:44Z
dc.date.copyright 2017 the Authors en
dc.date.issued 2017-02-08
dc.identifier.citation Concussion en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10197/8391
dc.description.abstract In the past decade, concussion has received large amounts of attention in public, medical and research circles. While our understanding of the nature and management of concussion has greatly improved, there are still major limitations which need to be addressed surrounding the identification of the injury, determining when an individual is safe to return to normal activity, and what factors may contribute to the development of post-concussion syndrome (PCS).The current model of concussion management involves a triage evaluation in the acute stage of injury, focusing on the classic signs and symptoms of concussion. Next, the clinician attempts to evaluate key components of cerebral function through clinical symptom evaluation, and traditional assessments of motor and neurocognitive function [1]. The development of the sports concussion assessment tool (SCAT) saw a massive leap forward in the strategies employed in the management of concussion, as it acknowledged the multifactorial nature of concussion, and provided a standardised means for clinicians to assess the many domains of cerebral function [2]. While these methods have demonstrated some promise in the acute stage, they are not designed for serial monitoring (particularly in instances where PCS develops) [3], and provide us with very little clinically relevant information that can assist clinicians in the return to learn/ sport/ performance process. en
dc.description.sponsorship Science Foundation Ireland en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Future Medicine en
dc.subject Personal sensing en
dc.subject Concussion en
dc.subject Post-concussion syndrome en
dc.subject Smartphone en
dc.subject Wearable sensor en
dc.subject Mobile technology en
dc.subject Long-term monitoring en
dc.title Wearable sensing and mobile devices: the future of post-concussion monitoring? en
dc.type Journal Article en
dc.status Peer reviewed en
dc.identifier.volume 2
dc.identifier.issue 1
dc.check.date 2017-09-10
dc.identifier.doi 10.2217/cnc-2016-0025
dc.neeo.contributor Johnston|William|aut|
dc.neeo.contributor Doherty|Cailbhe|aut|
dc.neeo.contributor Büttner|Fion|aut|
dc.neeo.contributor Caulfield|Brian|aut|
dc.date.updated 2017-01-24T12:06:03Z

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