SPARCC is a premier academic center and is involved in various research areas. We have many publications and ongoing research focused on concussions, musculoskeletal injuries, blood flow restriction, and other topics. Read below for more information.
Recent Research and Papers We Reference
Concussion in Sport by 5th International Conference on Concussion in Sport
Concussion in Sport by 4th International Conference on Concussion in Sport
Early Active Rehab for Concussion by Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, SUNY at Buffalo
Headsmart Understanding Concussions Guide by South Shore Hospital
Rest and Return to Activity After Sport-Related Concussion by A.T. Still University
SCAT5 Sports Assessment Tool by BMJ
School Accommodations after Concussion from the Journal of Athletic Training
Sideline Emergencies by R. Warne Fitch, MD et al.
Sport-Related Concussion in Children and Adolescents by Council on Sports Medicine and Fitness
2022 PRISM Meeting
2020 PRISM Meeting
2021 AAN Virtual Sports Concussion Conference
2019 NORA Conference
SPARCC in Conjunction with University of Arizona
Mortazavi, Oleskey, et al. Active Rehabilitation Protocol in Treatment of Adolescents with Post Concussive Syndrome, a Clinical Trial.
Mowrey, Mortazavi, etal. Neuropsychiatric Assessment of Adolescents with Post-Concussion Syndrome Before and After the Implementation of a Novel Active Rehabilitation Protocol.
Research in the Community
Smith, Mortazavi, et al. Functional movement screens, gait patterns, and NM control in those recovering from Post Concussive Syndrome
Oakley, Mortazavi, Minor, et al. Quantitation and Qualitative Electroencephalograms (QEEG) testing and the Detection of Mild Traumatic Brain Injury
Mortazavi, Minor, et al. Exercise tolerance correlation with cognitive tolerance and return to learn stage
Minor, Mortazavi, et al. Correlation of exercise tolerance and vestibular ocular motor symptoms
Mortazavi, Minor, et al. Heart Rate Variability trends and Concussion symptom scores during recovery
Polec, Minor, Mortazavi, et al. Evaluation of an eye tracking protocol testing for oculomotor deficits seen after concussion and post concussion syndrome.
Mortazavi, Minor, et al. Pupillary contraction volumes, speeds, and symmetry in concussed patients
Minor, Mortazavi, et al. Correlation of King Devick and Near Point Convergence with Neurocognitive Impact testing processing speed and reaction time scores in concussed patients
Mortazavi, Smith et al. Functional rehab role in those with Post Concussive Syndrome
Mortazavi, Miller et al. The role of goal oriented concussion action plan in the setting of Post Concussive Syndrome
Klien, Mortazavi, et al. Early VOM and exertional intervention in acute concussion
Mortazavi, et al. Dysautonomia and exercises intolerance in Post Concussive Syndrome
University of Denver Colorado/Children’s Hospital Colorado
Mortazavi. Prevention of Sudden Cardiac Death in Young Athletes. Advances in Pediatrics. December 2012. Volume 60.
Mortazavi, Provance et al. The Prevalence and Patterns of Athlete’s Heart in Adolescent Athletes: a Review of ECG’s . 11/2011 (abstract accepted CJSM, AMSSM Podium presentation)
Mortazavi, Provance et al. Evaluating the accuracy of ECG screening in young athletes by primary care providers. (Study in progress)
Mortazavi, Provance et al. Cost effectiveness of ECG Screening Program in High School Athletes. (Study in Progress)
Hoang, Mortazavi. Overuse Injuries in Young Athletes. Advances in Pediatrics. December 2011. Volume 60.
Hoang, Mortazavi. General Radiology Imaging and Laboratory Testing- What to Order and When. Pediatric Sports Medicine-Essentials for Office Evaluation. April 2012.
University of California, Davis
Mortazavi, Styne, et al. Competitive Sport Participation and Treatment Outcomes in Adolescents with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus. (currently submitted for publication)
Mortazavi, Cassaza, et al. Single Leg training and Injury Prevention in Football Players. (data currently in analysis)
American Medical Society of Sports Medicine (AMSSM)
American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)
American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)
American Medical Society (AMA)
Pima County Medical Society (PCMS)
Arizona Academy of Pediatrics (AzAAP)
Brain Injury Alliance of Arizona (BIAAZ)