Objective: Sports-related concussion in college students is associated with a number of negative functional outcomes. Sleep disturbances are observed in some individuals following concussion, but it is not well established how these disturbances are related to other negative outcomes, such as impairments in neurocognitive functioning. This study seeks to explore the relationship between these outcome variables. Method: 136 participants were included from a university-based sports concussion program. Sleep disturbance was assessed by calculating a sum score based on participants’ responses to the sleep-related questions from the Post-Concussion Symptom Scale. Individuals with a score of 2 or greater were placed into the “sleep problems” group while individuals with scores of less than 2 were placed in the “no sleep problems” group. These groups were then compared based on their performance on various neuropsychological measures evaluating memory, attention, and processing speed. Results: There was a significant effect of sleep group on performance...

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