Research on sports-related concussion, sudden cardiac death to be presented at 2013 AMSSM Annual Meeting

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The latest research for sports-related concussion and sudden cardiac death in athletes, in addition to a record number of sports medicine research submissions, will be presented by members of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM) at the 2013 AMSSM Annual Meeting.

Who: More than 1,400 sports medicine physicians from the United States and 10 countries worldwide (1,369pre-registered to date)

What: AMSSM Annual Meeting convened by AMSSM, the largest primary care sports medicine physician organization in the nation.

When: Wednesday, April 17 - Sunday, April 21, 2013

Where: Manchester Grand Hyatt, One Market Place, San Diego, CA 92101

New Sports Medicine Research Revealed
Among the 119 research abstracts to be presented by members at the meeting are the following:
•Can a 10-minute injury prevention program decrease injuries in military cadets? A JUMP-ACL study
•Electrocardiographic Screening in NCAA Athletes: A Multicenter Feasibility Trial in Division I Programs
•Concussion Increases the Risk of Subsequent Lower Extremity Musculoskeletal Injury in Collegiate Athletes
•Symptom Severity Predicts Prolonged Recovery after Sport-Related Concussion: Age, Amnesia Do Not
•Association between genetic polymorphisms and the difference between baseline and post-concussion Headminder/ImPACT neuropsychological factors reaction time and errors in college athletes
•Platelet-rich plasma for the treatment of chronic plantar fasciopathy in adults: a randomized controlled clinical trial

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