To analyze seizure-like motor phenomena immediately occurring after concussion (concussive convulsions).
Twenty-five videos of concussive convulsions were obtained from YouTube as a result of numerous sports-related search terms. The videos were analyzed by four independent observers, documenting observations of the casualty, the head injury, motor symptoms of the concussive convulsions, the postictal period, and the outcome.
Immediate responses included the fencing response, bear hug position, and bilateral leg extension. Fencing response was the most common. The side ...