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Summary and Agreement Statement of the 1st International Symposium on Concussion in Sport, Vienna 2001

Aubry, Mark*; Cantu, Robert; Dvorak, Jiri; Graf-Baumann, Toni§; Johnston, Karen M. (Chair); Kelly, James; Lovell, Mark**; McCrory, Paul††; Meeuwisse, Willem H.‡‡; Schamasch, Patrick§§Concussion in Sport (CIS) Group:

Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine: January 2002 - Volume 12 - Issue 1 - p 6-11

*International Ice Hockey Federation, Zurich, Switzerland; †Neurosurgery Service & Sports Medicine Service, Emerson Hospital, Concord, Massachusetts, and National Center for Catastrophic Sports Injury Research, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, U.S.A.; ‡FIFA Medical Research and Assessment Center (F-MARC), and Schulthess Clinic, Zurich, Switzerland; §FIFA Medical Research and Assessment Center (F-MARC), Tenningen, Germany; ¶Division of Neurosurgery, McGill University Health Centre (MUHC), McGill University and McGill Sport Medicine Centre, Montreal, Canada; Chicago Neurological Institute, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois; **Sports Medicine Concussion Program, University of Pittsburgh, and National Hockey League Neuropsychology Program, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.; ††Brain Research Institute and Center for Sports Medicine Research and Education, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia; ‡‡University of Calgary Sport Medicine Center, and National Hockey League, Calgary, Alberta, Canada; and §§International Olympic Committee Medical Commission, Lausanne, Switzerland

Reprinted with permission of the Concussion in Sport Group. This position statement reflects the opinions of the Concussion in Sport Group only, and should not imply endorsement by the editors, any other member societies, or Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.

Address correspondence to Karen M. Johnston, MD, Phd, Division of Neurosurgery, Montreal General Hospital, 1650 Cedar Ave., Room L7-524, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3G 1A4.

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