Chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) is a neurodegenerative tauopathy caused by repetitive head injury. Although it has chiefly been studied in contact sport participants, anyone who experiences repetitive head injury is at risk of CTE. In 2018, the Australian Sports Brain Bank was established to support the study of CTE in Australia.
The nature of sleep architecture during post-traumatic amnesia following traumatic brain injury
Sleep disturbance and fatigue are common, persisting consequences of traumatic brain injury (TBI). Disturbances to sleep often emerge in the early stages after TBI and whilst patients are in a...
Understanding Traumatic Brain Injury in Females: A State-of-the-Art Summary and Future Directions
In this report, we identify existing issues and challenges related to research on traumatic brain injury in females and provide future directions for research.
The Neuropsychology of Traumatic Brain Injury: Looking Back, Peering Ahead
The past 50 years have been a period of exciting progress in neuropsychological research on traumatic brain injury (TBI). Neuropsychologists and neuropsychological testing have played a critical role in these...
Repeated mild traumatic brain injury: Potential mechanisms of damage
Mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) represents a significant public healthcare concern, accounting for the majority of all head injuries. While symptoms are generally transient, some patients go on to experience...
Strategies to limit dysmyelination during secondary degeneration following neurotrauma
Following trauma to the central nervous system (CNS), cells in the lesion site die rapidly. In addition, neurons and glia beyond the initial lesion are vulnerable.
The impact of neurotrauma on society: an international perspective
Neurotrauma, in many countries and particularly in the younger age group kills more people than AIDS or cancer but unlike these diseases the causes are known and it is preventable....
Connectivity Lived Experience Advisory Group
If you are passionate about improving outcomes of traumatic brain injury and shaping the future direction of this field, we want to hear from you.
If you have lived experience of traumatic brain injury including concussion or care for someone who has, you may want to consider joining our Lived Experience Advisory Group. Your contribution will help clinicians, researchers and the community gain a deeper understanding of TBI. Your time and effort will help make a lasting impact on all those affected by traumatic brain injury.Want to know more?
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