Anthony P Kontos

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Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint A revised factor structure for the post-concussion symptom scale: baseline and postconcussion factors
    Anthony P Kontos
    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Center for Sports Medicine, 3200 South Water Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15203, USA
    Am J Sports Med 40:2375-84. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Reliability and Associated Risk Factors for Performance on the Vestibular/Ocular Motor Screening (VOMS) Tool in Healthy Collegiate Athletes
    Anthony P Kontos
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Am J Sports Med 44:1400-6. 2016
  3. pmc Preliminary evidence of reduced brain network activation in patients with post-traumatic migraine following concussion
    Anthony P Kontos
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Program, University of Pittsburgh, 3200 South Water St, Pittsburgh, PA, 15203, USA
    Brain Imaging Behav 10:594-603. 2016
  4. doi request reprint Neuropsychological Assessment Following Concussion: an Evidence-Based Review of the Role of Neuropsychological Assessment Pre- and Post-Concussion
    Anthony P Kontos
    UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Program Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, 3200 South Water St, Pittsburgh, PA, 15203, USA
    Curr Pain Headache Rep 20:38. 2016
  5. pmc Incidence of Concussion in Youth Ice Hockey Players
    Anthony P Kontos
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Program University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    Pediatrics 137:e20151633. 2016
  6. pmc Brain activation during neurocognitive testing using functional near-infrared spectroscopy in patients following concussion compared to healthy controls
    A P Kontos
    UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Program Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Brain Imaging Behav 8:621-34. 2014
  7. doi request reprint Incidence of sports-related concussion among youth football players aged 8-12 years
    Anthony P Kontos
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Sports Medicine Concussion Program, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Pediatr 163:717-20. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Posttraumatic migraine as a predictor of recovery and cognitive impairment after sport-related concussion
    Anthony P Kontos
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Program, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15203, USA
    Am J Sports Med 41:1497-504. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Residual effects of combat-related mild traumatic brain injury
    Anthony P Kontos
    The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Sports Medicine Concussion Program, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15203, USA
    J Neurotrauma 30:680-6. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Depression and neurocognitive performance after concussion among male and female high school and collegiate athletes
    Anthony P Kontos
    UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Program, UPMC Center for Sports Medicine, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15203, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 93:1751-6. 2012

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Publications34

  1. ncbi request reprint A revised factor structure for the post-concussion symptom scale: baseline and postconcussion factors
    Anthony P Kontos
    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Center for Sports Medicine, 3200 South Water Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15203, USA
    Am J Sports Med 40:2375-84. 2012
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  2. doi request reprint Reliability and Associated Risk Factors for Performance on the Vestibular/Ocular Motor Screening (VOMS) Tool in Healthy Collegiate Athletes
    Anthony P Kontos
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Am J Sports Med 44:1400-6. 2016
    ..Baseline data on the VOMS are needed to extend the application of this measure to broad age groups and to document normal variations in performance...
  3. pmc Preliminary evidence of reduced brain network activation in patients with post-traumatic migraine following concussion
    Anthony P Kontos
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Program, University of Pittsburgh, 3200 South Water St, Pittsburgh, PA, 15203, USA
    Brain Imaging Behav 10:594-603. 2016
    ..The composite BNA algorithm may be a more sensitive measure of electrophysiological change in the brain that can augment established cognitive assessment tools for detecting impairment in individuals with PTM. ..
  4. doi request reprint Neuropsychological Assessment Following Concussion: an Evidence-Based Review of the Role of Neuropsychological Assessment Pre- and Post-Concussion
    Anthony P Kontos
    UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Program Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, 3200 South Water St, Pittsburgh, PA, 15203, USA
    Curr Pain Headache Rep 20:38. 2016
    ..Currently, research is moving forward by integrating neuropsychological evaluation with emerging assessment approaches for other domains of brain function (e.g., vestibular function) vulnerable to concussion. ..
  5. pmc Incidence of Concussion in Youth Ice Hockey Players
    Anthony P Kontos
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Program University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    Pediatrics 137:e20151633. 2016
    ..The objective of this study was to determine the incidence of concussions in relation to games/practices and age among competition-level youth ice hockey players (ages 12-18 years)...
  6. pmc Brain activation during neurocognitive testing using functional near-infrared spectroscopy in patients following concussion compared to healthy controls
    A P Kontos
    UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Program Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Brain Imaging Behav 8:621-34. 2014
    ..The results of this preliminary study suggest that fNIRS could be a useful, portable assessment tool to assess reduced brain activation and augment current approaches to assessment and management of patients following concussion. ..
  7. doi request reprint Incidence of sports-related concussion among youth football players aged 8-12 years
    Anthony P Kontos
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Sports Medicine Concussion Program, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Pediatr 163:717-20. 2013
    ..To determine the risk of concussion among youth football players (ages 8-12 years)...
  8. doi request reprint Posttraumatic migraine as a predictor of recovery and cognitive impairment after sport-related concussion
    Anthony P Kontos
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Program, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15203, USA
    Am J Sports Med 41:1497-504. 2013
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Residual effects of combat-related mild traumatic brain injury
    Anthony P Kontos
    The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Sports Medicine Concussion Program, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15203, USA
    J Neurotrauma 30:680-6. 2013
    ..Residual PTSD and mTBI symptoms appear to be more prevalent in personnel with blast mTBI. A dose-response gradient for blast mTBI and symptoms suggests that repeated exposures to these injuries may have lingering effects...
  10. doi request reprint Depression and neurocognitive performance after concussion among male and female high school and collegiate athletes
    Anthony P Kontos
    UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Program, UPMC Center for Sports Medicine, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15203, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 93:1751-6. 2012
    ..A secondary objective was to explore age and sex differences...
  11. doi request reprint Exploring differences in computerized neurocognitive concussion testing between African American and White athletes
    Anthony P Kontos
    UPMC Center for Sports Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Arch Clin Neuropsychol 25:734-44. 2010
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  12. doi request reprint Relationship of soccer heading to computerized neurocognitive performance and symptoms among female and male youth soccer players
    Anthony P Kontos
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Department of Orthopaedic Surgery UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Program, Pennsylvania, USA mail
    Brain Inj 25:1234-41. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between soccer heading and computerized neurocognitive performance and symptoms in female and male youth soccer players...
  13. pmc Relationship Between Cognitive Assessment and Balance Measures in Adolescents Referred for Vestibular Physical Therapy After Concussion
    Bara A Alsalaheen
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Michigan Flint, Flint, Michigan Departments of Physical Therapy and Otolaryngology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Department of Physical Therapy, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    Clin J Sport Med 26:46-52. 2016
    ..To examine the relationship between cognitive and balance performance in adolescents with concussion...
  14. pmc Examining Recovery Trajectories After Sport-Related Concussion With a Multimodal Clinical Assessment Approach
    Luke C Henry
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Program, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Department of Health, Human Performance and Recreation Office for Sport Concussion Research, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Arkansas Department of Physical Therapy, Rangos School of Health Sciences, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    Neurosurgery 78:232-41. 2016
    ..This short temporal window of recovery is based predominately on symptom resolution and cognitive improvement and does not accurately reflect recent advances in the clinical assessment model...
  15. pmc Test-Retest Reliability of Computerized Neurocognitive Testing in Youth Ice Hockey Players
    Melissa N Womble
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Sports Medicine Concussion Program, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Arch Clin Neuropsychol 31:305-12. 2016
    ..Statistical metrics demonstrated reliability coefficients for ImPACT composites in a pediatric sample similar to previous studies, and also revealed important age-related influences. ..
  16. doi request reprint Sport-related concussion: "how many is too many?"
    R J Elbin
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Program, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, 15260, USA
    Transl Stroke Res 4:425-31. 2013
    ..Recent studies incorporating novel brain imaging and electrophysiological technology for assessing residual impairment from multiple concussions are reviewed and the clinical implications of this work are discussed. ..
  17. doi request reprint Efficacy of amantadine treatment on symptoms and neurocognitive performance among adolescents following sports-related concussion
    Cara Camiolo Reddy
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15219, USA
    J Head Trauma Rehabil 28:260-5. 2013
    ..To evaluate the efficacy of amantadine in the treatment of symptoms and neurocognitive performance in adolescents following sports-related concussion...
  18. doi request reprint Do brain activation changes persist in athletes with a history of multiple concussions who are asymptomatic?
    R J Elbin
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Brain Inj 26:1217-25. 2012
    ..To evaluate brain activation patterns of asymptomatic athletes with a history of two or more concussions...
  19. doi request reprint A comparison of coping responses among high school and college athletes with concussion, orthopedic injuries, and healthy controls
    Anthony P Kontos
    a Department of Orthopaedic Surgery UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Program, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Res Sports Med 21:367-79. 2013
    ..Females reported more venting than males in the ORTHO and CONTROL groups, but not in the CONCUSS group. In conclusion, concussed athletes may not engage in coping to the same extent as athletes with other injuries. ..
  20. doi request reprint The relationship of symptoms and neurocognitive performance to perceived recovery from sports-related concussion among adolescent athletes
    Natalie K Sandel
    Department of Neuroscience, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Appl Neuropsychol Child 2:64-9. 2013
    ..These data further support the need for valid and reliable measures for concussion management...
  21. pmc Sex Differences in Vestibular/Ocular and Neurocognitive Outcomes After Sport-Related Concussion
    Alicia M Sufrinko
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Centers for Rehabilitation Services, UPMC, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Department of Kinesiology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan Department of Physical Therapy, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and Department of Health, Human Performance, and Recreation, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Arkansas
    Clin J Sport Med . 2016
    ..The secondary purpose was to replicate previously reported sex differences in total concussion symptoms, and performance on neurocognitive and balance testing...
  22. doi request reprint The effect of preinjury sleep difficulties on neurocognitive impairment and symptoms after sport-related concussion
    Alicia Sufrinko
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Program, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Am J Sports Med 43:830-8. 2015
    ..Researchers have reported that sleep duration is positively related to baseline neurocognitive performance. However, researchers have yet to examine the effect of preinjury sleep difficulties on postconcussion impairments...
  23. doi request reprint Individual and combined effects of LD and ADHD on computerized neurocognitive concussion test performance: evidence for separate norms
    R J Elbin
    UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Program, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Arch Clin Neuropsychol 28:476-84. 2013
    ..These findings provide evidence for the development of separate normative data for athletes with LD, ADHD, and LD/ADHD diagnoses on CNT batteries commonly used for concussion management. ..
  24. doi request reprint Which on-field signs/symptoms predict protracted recovery from sport-related concussion among high school football players?
    Brian C Lau
    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Center for Sports Medicine, 3200 South Water Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15203, USA
    Am J Sports Med 39:2311-8. 2011
    ..Recent studies show that neurocognitive testing and symptom clusters may predict protracted recovery in concussed athletes. On-field signs and symptoms have not been examined empirically as possible predictors of protracted recovery...
  25. pmc Role of Pre-Morbid Factors and Exposure to Blast Mild Traumatic Brain Injury on Post-Traumatic Stress in United States Military Personnel
    Jody L Manners
    1 Department of Neurology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    J Neurotrauma 33:1796-1801. 2016
    ..Symptom severity and positive radiologic findings may amplify this risk. At-risk personnel may benefit from early identification and intervention...
  26. pmc Near Point of Convergence After a Sport-Related Concussion: Measurement Reliability and Relationship to Neurocognitive Impairment and Symptoms
    Kelly L Pearce
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Am J Sports Med 43:3055-61. 2015
    ..CI may result in visual discomfort and vision-mediated functional difficulties such as slowed reading and compromised attention, leading to impaired academic, work, and sport performance...
  27. pmc A Brief Vestibular/Ocular Motor Screening (VOMS) assessment to evaluate concussions: preliminary findings
    Anne Mucha
    Centers for Rehabilitation Services, UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Program, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Am J Sports Med 42:2479-86. 2014
    ..Vestibular and ocular motor impairments and symptoms have been documented in patients with sport-related concussions. However, there is no current brief clinical screen to assess and monitor these issues...
  28. doi request reprint Meta-analytical review of the effects of football heading
    Anthony P Kontos
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Programme, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Br J Sports Med . 2016
    ..The objective of this study was to provide a meta-analysis examining the effects of football heading...
  29. doi request reprint Computerized neurocognitive testing within 1 week of sport-related concussion: meta-analytic review and analysis of moderating factors
    Anthony P Kontos
    1 Department of Orthopaedic Surgery UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Program, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 20:324-32. 2014
    ..20; p < .05). A low to moderate overall effect size of concussion on neurocognitive performance was supported. Subgroup analyses revealed different effect sizes for specific cognitive tasks, types of NCTs, age, and type of sport...
  30. pmc Statements of Agreement From the Targeted Evaluation and Active Management (TEAM) Approaches to Treating Concussion Meeting Held in Pittsburgh, October 15-16, 2015
    Michael W Collins
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Program, Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Fairfax Family Practice Comprehensive Concussion Center, Fairfax, Virginia Department of Neurosurgery, NorthShore University Health System, Chicago, Illinois Baylor Institute for Rehabilitation, Frisco, Texas Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York Carolina Sports Concussion Clinic, Cary, North Carolina Department of Neurology, Washington University, St Louis, Missouri Dr Robert C Cantu Concussion Center, Emerson Hospital, Boston University, Concord, Massachusetts Department of Neurology, Barrow Neurological Institute, Phoenix, Arizona Community Health and Family Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida Athletics Department, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona Psychological and Neurobehavioral Associates, State College, Pennsylvania Office for Sports Concussion Research, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Arkansas Department of Neurological Surgery University of Washington, Seattle, Washington Division of Neuropsychology, Children s National Health System, Washington, Germany
    Neurosurgery 79:912-929. 2016
    ..Recent evidence challenges this notion and suggests that active approaches may be effective for some patients. Previous concussion consensus statements provide limited guidance regarding active treatment...
  31. doi request reprint Traumatic axonal injury and persistent emotional lability in an adolescent following moderate traumatic brain injury: A case study
    Luke C Henry
    a UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Program Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 37:439-54. 2015
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  32. pmc Combat-related blast exposure and traumatic brain injury influence brain glucose metabolism during REM sleep in military veterans
    Ryan P J Stocker
    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA Department of Counseling Psychology, Chatham University, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Neuroimage 99:207-14. 2014
    ..These results suggest that alterations in neurobiological networks during wakefulness and REM sleep subsequent to B/mTBI exposure may contribute to chronic sleep disturbances and differ in individuals with acute symptoms. ..
  33. pmc Performance of high school adolescents on functional gait and balance measures
    Bara A Alsalaheen
    Department of Physical Therapy Dr Alsalaheen, University of Michigan Flint, Flint, Michigan Department of Physical Therapy Drs Whitney, Furman, and Sparto, Department of Otolaryngology Drs Whitney, Furman, and Sparto, and Department of Orthopedic Surgery Drs Kontos and Collins, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Department of Physical Therapy Dr Marchetti, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Department of Rehabilitation Sciences Dr Whitney, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Pediatr Phys Ther 26:191-9. 2014
    ..To describe the performance of high school adolescents during common functional gait and balance measures used in vestibular physical therapy...
  34. doi request reprint A comprehensive, targeted approach to the clinical care of athletes following sport-related concussion
    Michael W Collins
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Program, 3200 South Water Street, Pittsburgh, PA, 15203, USA
    Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 22:235-46. 2014
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