Table 2 Summary of prospective cohort studies monitoring recovery of post-concussion balance deficits
ReferenceSettingSample sizeOutcome measureTime to recovery
Guskiewicz et al 200114Collegiate concussion programme36 concussionsClinical tests of balance + force plate technologyReturned to baseline levels by 3–5 days post injury
McCrae et al 200312Collegiate American football programme94 concussions, 56 controlsClinical tests of balanceReturned to baseline levels by 3–5 days post injury