Sleep Disturbances in Athletic Concussion

Sleep Disturbances in Athletic Concussion
(as taken from Children’s Safety Network)
Jan 27, 2015

Sleep disturbances are a common symptom following concussions to include athletic concussion.

This review applies literature on sleep following traumatic brain injury and concussion to sport concussions and places these considerations in the context of sleep and athletic performance. It also includes a description of sleep abnormalities in sleep duration, quality and timing as well as recommended treatment approaches. Finally, it includes a brief discussion of emerging paradigms of sleep and concussion recovery.