DOUG RICHARDS
 
 

 Doug Richards

Assistant Professor
Medical Director, David L. MacIntosh Sport Medicine Clinic
Faculty of Kinesiology and Physical Education
55 Harbord St., Room 2022A
Toronto, ON M5S 2W6
416.978.7377
doug.richards@utoronto.ca


Website
Concussion Program
MSK Biomechanics & Injury Prevention Laboratory

Degrees

MD, University of Toronto, 1979

Diploma in Sport Medicine, Canadian Academy of Sport Medicine, 1989

 

Expertise

Concussions in Sport

Clinical Sport Medicine

Biomechanics of Injury

Injury Prevention

Health and Lifestyle

 

 

Recent Publications

Mainwaring L, Bisschop S, Comper P, Richards D, Hutchison M. Emotional response to sport concussion compared to ACL injury.  Brain Injury.  Accepted for publication January 2010.

 

 

Comper P, Hutchison M, Magrys, S, Richards D, Mainwaring L. Evaluating the quality of methodology in sports concussion research: a systematic review. 

Submitted to Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine, September 2009.

 

 

Richards D, Comper P, Mainwaring L, Hutchison M. Sensitivity and specificity of neuropsychological tests in concussion. In 3rd International Conference on Concussion in Sports abstracts. British Journal of Sports Medicine 2009;43:i98.

 

 

Hutchison M, Comper P, Richards D, Mainwaring L. Neurocognitive functioning following musculoskeletal injury. In 3rd International Conference on Concussion in Sports abstracts. British Journal of Sports Medicine 2009;43:i98.

 

 

Richards D, Comper P, Mainwaring L, Hutchison M. Prospective evaluation of the University of Toronto-Toronto Rehab return-to-play guidelines following sports-related concussion. In 3rd International Conference on Concussion in Sports abstracts. British Journal of Sports Medicine 2009;43:i98-i99.

 

 

Hutchison M, Mainwaring L, Comper P, Richards D, Bisschop SM. Differential emotional responses of varsity athletes to concussion and musculoskeletal injuries. Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine 2009;19(1):13-9.

 

 

Kristman VL, Tator CH, Kreiger N, Richards D, Mainwaring L, Jaglal S. Does the apolipoprotein epsilon 4 allele predispose varsity athletes to concussion? A prospective cohort study. Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine 2008;18(4):322-8.

 

 

Shah N, Richards D.  Facilitating sport participation with a customized spleen guard: a case of a basketball player with splenomegaly. Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine 2008;18(1):92-95.

 

 

Comper P, Richards D, Mainwaring L, Hutchison M. (2007).  Sensitivity and specificity of paper and pencil and computerized neuropsychological tests in concussed athletes. Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology 2007;22(7):903.