The Association of History of Concussion with Baseline Scores on Sport Concussion Assessment Tool

Black AM, Miutz LN, Eliason PH, Schneider K, Yeates KO, Emery CA

Orthop J Sports Med March 2019

Who participated in this study?

388 high school rugby players, aged 15-18, in Calgary, Alberta

When did this study occur?

2018 high school rugby season

Why did we do this research?

To examine the association between having previous history of concussion and SCAT5 scores.

What did we find?

Players with previous history of concussion obtained similar baseline scores to players without previous history of concussion on all components of the SCAT5.