This Way In: The Latest Concussion Research

“Given the many brain pathways involved in concussion, we think that a combination of cognitive, balance and vision tests may be best to improve diagnosis of concussion in athletes,”...
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Concussions, News, Research

Vision Test Improves Concussion Detection

“I do think this is enough to recommend this vision test be used routinely,” Dr. Clugston commented. “This test is less subjective than some of the other tests used...
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Concussions, News

Video Icon Vision Test Helps With Concussions

Researchers found the time to complete the test was longer for 79-percent of players who were later found to have a concussion. When combined with other assessments, the sideline...
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Concussions, News, Video

Sideline concussion test gets a new thumbs-up

The King-Devick test capitalizes on a subtle but important symptom of brain injury: a disruption in the eyes’ ability to travel smoothly across a page, and to shift direction...
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Concussions, News

The simple concussion test the NFL does not use

“It has now emerged as a gold standard, I think, for sideline diagnosis for concussions,” Dodick said. “So it’s only a matter of time, I believe, once the word...
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Concussions, Football, News

Sport-related Concussions: Tips for the Coach

Many sports medicine professionals suggest that those coaches who do not have immediate access to an athletic trainer use easy and reliable screening tools. One of the most effective...
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Concussions, News