Concussion

ONGOING PARTNERSHIP
Northwestern University Sports Medicine and Brainvolts
Supported by the National Institutes of Health




The Quiet Brain of the Athlete
The New York Times – December 18, 2019



A hearing test may be able to identify a concussion
The Washington Post – December 22, 2016

CommFest seminar:
What sound processing in the brain can reveal about sports concussion.
North by Northwestern – April 22, 2018


Publications

  • Krizman J, Lindley T, Bonacina S, Colegrove D, White-Schwoch T, Kraus N (2020) Play sports for a quieter brain: evidence from division I collegiate athletes. Sports Health. 12(2): 154–158
  • White-Schwoch T, Krizman J, McCracken K, Burgess JK, Thompson EC, Nicol T, Kraus, N, LaBella CR (2020) Baseline profiles of auditory, vestibular, and visual functions in youth tackle football players. Concussion. 66:1-17
  • Kraus N, Krizman J (2018) An auditory perspective on concussion. Audiology Today.
  • Kraus N, Lindley T, Colegrove D, Krizman J, Otto-Meyer S, Thompson E, White-Schwoch T (2017) The neural legacy of a single concussion. Neuroscience Letters. 646: 21-23.
  • Kraus N, Thompson EC, Krizman J, Cook K, White-Schwoch T, LaBella CR (2016) Auditory biological marker of concussion in children. Nature: Scientific Reports. 6: 39009.
  • Thompson EC, Krizman J, White-Schwoch T, Nicol T, LaBella C, Kraus N (2018) Difficulty hearing in noise: a sequela of concussion in children. Brain Injury. 32:6 (763-769).
  • White-Schwoch T, Krizman J, McCracken K, Burgess JK, Thompson EC, Nicol T, LaBella, CR, Kraus, N (2020) Performance on auditory, vestibular, and visual tests is stable across two seasons of youth tackle football. Brain Injury. 34: 236-244
  • Kraus N, White-Schwoch T (2017) Do concussions leave a lasting imprint on the hearing brain. Hearing Journal. 70(5): 42-45
  • Kraus N, White-Schwoch T (2017) Listening to the brain to suss out concussions. Hearing Journal. 70(3): 56-57.
  • Kraus N, White-Schwoch T (2018) Concussions impair listening-in-noise abilities. Hearing Journal. 71(5): 44-46
  • Kraus N, White-Schwoch T (2018) Impact of life experiences on hearing in noise. Hearing Journal. 71(11): 46-47.
  • Kraus N, White-Schwoch T (2020) Concussion management: The role for audiology. Hearing Journal. 72(4): 44-45
  • Abstracts and Conference Proceedings

    • White-Schwoch T, Krizman J, McCracken K, Burgess JK, Thompson EC, Nicol T, Kraus N & LaBella CR. Neurosensory outcomes in a youth tackle football league: A two-year longitudinal study. Big 10-Ivy League TBI Summit, Rosemont, IL.
    • Krizman J, Lindley T, White-Schwoch T, Thompson EC, Nicol T, Mjaanes J, Kraus N. Baseline and in-season comparisons of ImPACT, SCAT and auditory function on collegiate football athletes. American Medical Society for Sports Medicine, Orlando, FL.
    • White-Schwoch T, Krizman J, McCracken K, Burgess JK, Thompson EC, Nicol T, Kraus N, LaBella CR. Effects of playing one season of tackle football on measures of auditory, vestibular, and visual functions in youth football players. American Medical Society for Sports Medicine, Orlando, FL.
    • Krizman J, Lindley T, LaBella C, Colegrove D, Thompson EC, Otto-Meyer S, Nicol T, White-Schwoch T, Kraus N. Acute and long-term auditory pathophysiology following mTBI. 2017 Military Health System Research Symposium. Kissimmee, FL.
    • Thompson E, Kraus N, Krizman J, White-Schwoch T, LaBella C. Difficulty hearing in noise: a sequela of concussion in children. Council on Sports Medicine & Fitness, American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference & Exhibition. Chicago, IL
    • Kraus N, Lindley T, Thompson EC, Krizman J, Cook K, White-Schwoch T, Colegrove D, LaBella CR. Making sense of sound: A biological marker for concussion. American College of Rehabilitation Research Medicine Annual Conference, Chicago, IL.

    Podcasts and Interviews