Teen, young adult athletes experience similar concussion symptoms

09/25/2013 | HealthDay News

U.S. researchers assessed 184 young athletes with a concussion and found no substantial differences in the rate, duration or severity of concussion symptoms between 13- to 16-year-olds and 18- to 22-year-olds. However, the study published in the Journal of Neurosurgery: Pediatrics noted some age-related variation in neurocognitive testing may occur following sports-related concussion.

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