Table 1

Summary of study procedure

TimeGroupSession contentMethodDuration
Initial visit (week 0)Standard care and active rehabilitation groups
  • Provide overview of study

  • Consent

  • Review history and confirm eligibility

  • Standard concussion education

  • Outcome measurement assessment

In-person1.5 h
Active rehabilitation group
  • Complete the four components of the active rehabilitation intervention

  • Review home training protocol and log

In-person1 h
Week 1Standard care and active rehabilitation groups
  • Follow-up on symptoms

  • Modify active rehabilitation programme if necessary

Phone10 min
Week 2Standard care and active rehabilitation groups
  • Outcome measurement assessments

Phone10 min
Week 3Standard care group
  • Review standard education

In-person30 min
Active rehabilitation group
  • Review standard education

  • Review active rehabilitation home programme log

  • Reassessment (increase intensity of active rehabilitation programme as appropriate)

In-person30 min
Week 4Standard care and active rehabilitation groups
  • Follow-up on symptoms

  • Modify active rehabilitation programme if necessary

Phone10 min
Week 5Active rehabilitation group continues home programme
Week 6Standard care and active rehabilitation groups
  • Final outcome measurements assessments

  • Intervention wrap-up

In-person2 h