Resources

HCAMP's mission is to increase and share the body of knowledge of concussions. Every year research projects are studied and investigated and the information is used to help in the areas of prevention, treatment, and recovery of concussions. View some concussion-related publications and abstracts over the last few years.

Downloads

Gradual Return to Play Protocol

Baseball (pdf)

Basketball (pdf)

Cheer/Dance (pdf)

Football (pdf)

Soccer (pdf)

Wrestling (pdf)


CRT5 - Concussion Recognition Tool 5 (pdf)

Post Concussion Symptom Scale (pdf)

Symptom Wheel (pdf)


Peer reviewed journal articles

Tamura, K., * Kocher, M., Finer L., Murata, N.M. & Stickley, C. (2017). ImPACT normative data of ethnically diverse adolescent athletes. Reliability of clinically feasible dual-task tests: Expanded timed get up and go test as a motor task on young healthy individuals. Gait & Posture. In press.

Tsushima, W.T., Tsushima, V.G., * Murata, N.M. (2017). ImPACT normative data of ethnically diverse adolescent athletes. Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine. In press.

Tsushima, W.T., Ahn, H.J., Siu, A.M., Fukuyama, T, & Murata, N.M. (2017). Neuropsychological test performance of youth footballplayers in different positions: A comparison of high and low contact players Applied Neuropsychology: Child. In press.

Tsushima, W.T., Tsushima, V.G., Oshiro, R.S., & Murata, N.M. (2017). Role of native language in Immediate Post-Concussion Assessment and Cognitive Testing (ImPACT) of youth athletes. Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology, 32, 450-455.

Tsushima, W.T., Siu, A.M., Yamashita, N., Oshiro, R.S., & Murata, N.M. (2016). Comparison of neuropsychological test scores of high school athletes in high and low contact sports: A replication study. Applied Neuropsychology: Child.

Tsushima, W.T., Tsushima, V.G., Oshiro, R.S., & Murata, N.M. (2016). Effects of age, sex, learning disability and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder on the neuropsychological test performances of high school athletes. Annals of Sports Medicine and Research, 3(2), 1062-1066.

Tsushima, W.T., Siu, A.M., Pearce, A.M., Zhang, G., & Oshiro, R.S. (2016). Two-year test-retest reliability of ImPACT in high school athletes. Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology, 31(1), 105-111.

Tsushima, W.T., Geling, O., Arnold, M., & Oshiro, R. (2016). Are there subconcussive neuropsychological effects in youth sports? An exploratory study of high- and low- contact sports. Applied Neuropsychology: Child, 5, 149-155.

Tsushima, W.T., Geling, O., Arnold, M., & Oshiro, R. (2016). Effects of two concussions on the neuropsychological functioning and symptom reporting of high school athletes. Applied Neuropsychology: Child, 5(1), 9-13.

Tsushima, W.T. & Siu, A.M. (2014). Neuropsychological test performance of Hawai'i High school athletes: Updated Hawai'i Immediate Post-Concussion Assessment and Cognitive Testing data. Hawai'i Journal of Medicine and Public Health, 73(7), 208-211.

Tsushima, W.T., Oshiro, R., & Tsushima, V.G. (2012). Short-term and long-term effects of a single concussion and age on the neuropsychological test performance of high school athletes. Advances in Medical Psychotherapy and Psychodiagnosis, 13, 51-59.

Tsushima, W.T., Shirakawa, N., & Geling, O. (2012). Neurocognitive functioning and symptom reporting of high school athletes following a single concussion. Applied Neuropsychology: Child, 1, 1-4.

Tsushima, W.T., Oshiro, R., & Zimbra, D. (2008). Neuropsychological test performance of Hawaii high school athletes: Hawaii ImPACT normative data. Hawaii Medical Journal, 67, 93-95.


Presentations

Athletic Trainer's role in the Hawaii Concussion Awareness and Management Program - Alison Kuramoto Wolff

Beating the Heat: Prevention and Treatment of Heat Illness - Rachel Coel, MD, PhD

Concussion - Benjamin Chun, MD

Concussion: Beyond the Injury - Jennifer King DO, FAAP, CAQSM


Abstracts

The Relationship between the Time in Each Step within a Return to Play Guideline for Sports-Related Concussions among High School Student-Athletes. (A. Shimizu et al. Presented at NATA 2013)

Knowledge and Attitudes of Public High School Athletic Trainers regarding Concussion Management Recommendations following Concussion Awareness Education (T. Furutani et al. Presented at FWATA 2012)

Standard Assessment of Concussion Baseline Scores Differ between Gender but not Age in High School Athletes (L. Goeckeritz et al. Presented at FWATA 2012)

Sports-Related Concussions in Hawaii State Public Schools during 2010-12 (L. Goeckeritz et al. Presented at FWATA 2013)

Sports-Related Concussions in Hawaii State Public High Schools during 2007-2011 (R. Oshiro et al. Presented at FWATA 2012)

Establishing 3-Day and 7-Day Symptom Clusters for Hawaii High School Student Athletes during the First Week of a Sport-Related Concussion (J. Oshiro et al. Presented at FWATA 2013)

Comparison of Concussion Management Programs on Return to Participation Outcomes of Concussed High School Student-Athletes during 2010-2011 (T. Kanaoka et al. Presented at NATA 2012)

Comparison of Concussion Management Programs on Return to Participation Outcomes of Concussed High School Student-Athletes during 2011-2012 (T. Kanaoka et al. Presented at FWATA & NATA 2013)

Balance Error Scoring System Baseline Values Differ with Age but not Gender in High School Athletes (T. Wahl et al. Presented at NATA 2012)


Links

Center for Disease Control; and Prevention - Heads Up program

Colorado REAP Concussion Management Program

ImPACT website

Oregon Concussion Awareness and Management Program

School-Wide Concussion Management Program


VIDEOS

Concussions can affect an individuals well-being in many ways. Watch videos of student-athletes and their family share their experiences and frustrations caused by a concussion.

Jaime Higa

Rachel Kawakami

Dayna Sur