The 2015 winners of the Chicago Innovation Awards

This year’s winners were culled from 535 nominations, which were narrowed down by 12 judges to 100 in September and then 10 finalists for the main award and 10...
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Concussions, News

NFL to Help Fund Search for New Concussion Therapy

The other research will assess the long-term effects of multiple concussions on jockeys and the effectiveness of the King-Devick test, a visual examination that is used to diagnose concussions,...
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CFL, Concussions, News, NFL

2015 Miami-Dade Schools Concussion Workshop

An update from Samantha Figueroa of the King-Devick concussion screening test, a rapid eye tracking test was also presented. Expanding on the portability of the King-Devick is now a...
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Football, High School, News

Video Icon Dr. Oz Explains the King-Devick Test

Dr. Oz explains how this at-home concussion test can determine whether players should be removed from games and seek medical help. Watch the original video here
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Concussions, News, Video

Video Icon Youth football works to prevent, diagnose concussions

The King-Devick test was developed by an optometrist in the Chicago area in the 1970’S and was originally designed to diagnose reading problems with students. But in recent years...
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Concussions, News, Video, Youth Athletes

Yale joins MHSAA concussion testing pilot program

“We are excited to be a part of this,” Yale Athletic Director Maureen Klocke said. “We have had our share of injuries like everyone else. Players are bigger, stronger...
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Concussions, High School, News, Youth Athletes

NFL has hit on something with ‘Julian Edelman Rule’

Extra points – The NFL is partnering with the Canadian Football League this fall to implement and monitor a new concussion test, the King-Devick Test, which is based on...
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Concussions, Football, News, NFL

NFL Partners With CFL On Concussion Testing

“Advancing the science around concussion diagnosis, prognosis and treatment to improve player health and safety is our priority,” says Dr. Richard Ellenbogen, co-chair of the NFL Head, Neck and...
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CFL, Concussions, Football, News, NFL