Neck Strength & Biomechanics Research

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  • Carey, B. (2016, April 08). Stanford researchers measure concussion forces in detail. Website
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  • Collins, C. L., Fletcher, E. N., Fields, S. K., Kluchurosky, L., Rohrkemper, M. K., Comstock, R. D., & Cantu, R. C. (2014). Neck Strength: A Protective Factor Reducing Risk for Concussion in High School Sports. The Journal of Primary Prevention,35(5), 309-319. DOI
  • Costa-Paz, M., Aponte-Tinao, L., & Muscolo, D. L. (1999). Injuries to polo riders: A prospective evaluation. British Journal of Sports Medicine, 33(5), 329-331. DOI
  • Covassin, T., Swanik, C. B., & Sachs, M. L. (2003). Concussions Among United States High School and Collegiate Athletes. Journal of Athletic Training,38(3), 238-244. Website
  • Dezman, Z. D., Ledet, E. H., & Kerr, H. A. (2013). Neck Strength Imbalance Correlates With Increased Head Acceleration in Soccer Heading.Sports Health: A Multidisciplinary Approach,5(4), 320-326. DOI
  • Dick, R. W. (2009). Is there a gender difference in concussion incidence and outcomes?. British Journal of Sports Medicine,43(Suppl_1), I46-I50. DOI
  • Eckner, J. T., Oh, Y. K., Joshi, M. S., Richardson, J. K., & Ashton-Miller, J. A. (2014). Effect of Neck Muscle Strength and Anticipatory Cervical Muscle Activation on the Kinematic Response of the Head to Impulsive Loads. The American Journal of Sports Medicine,42(3), 566-576. DOI
  • Field, M., Collins, M. W., Lovell, M. R., & Maroon, J. (2003). Does age play a role in recovery from sports-related concussion? A comparison of high school and collegiate athletes. The Journal of Pediatrics,142(5), 546-553. DOI
  • Frommer, L. J., Gurka, K. K., Cross, K. M., Ingersoll, C. D., Comstock, R. D., & Saliba, S. A. (2011). Sex Differences in Concussion Symptoms of High School Athletes. Journal of Athletic Training,46(1), 76-84. DOI
  • Gessel, L. M., Fields, S. K., Collins, C. L., Dick, R. W., & Comstock, R. D. (2007). Concussions Among United States High School and Collegiate Athletes. Journal of Athletic Training,</