Study: Normal concussion recovery could take up to a month
Steve Broglio, professor of Athletic Training and director of the University of Michigan Concussion Center, was interviewed by Michigan News on his latest research looking at normal concussion recovery times of collegiate student-athletes.
According to Broglio's research, normal concussion recovery time could take upwards of a month for collegiate-student athletes.
“Normal return-to-play time was previously set at 14 days–meaning 50% of people recovered in that time. Our paper suggests that 28 days more fully encapsulates the recovery process. At that point, 85% of people have returned to play,” Broglio said.
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