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By On August 2nd, 2018

Tricking Baseline Concussion Testing May Easier Then Thought

One of the biggest tools schools and sports organizations have been using to identify concussions may not be as fool-proof as previously believed according to a new study from researchers at Butler University. Over the past years, teams and organizations have been adopting the Immediate-Post Concussion Assessment and Cognitive Test, better known as the ImPACT…

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By On October 24th, 2013

NASCAR Mandates Baseline Concussion Testing Starting in 2014

Following a high profile concussion in the sport last season, NASCAR is taking a page from other professional sports leagues and mandating baseline concussion testing beginning next season. Baseline tests are used so that if an athlete gets injured later in the season, there is a previous test to compare to. In this case, if…

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By On February 25th, 2013

The NFL Implements Sideline iPad App For TBI Testing

Though the ImPACT test has been used by the NFL for the past few years, the NFL hasn’t been able to implement the use of an objective testing method for traumatic brain injury on the sidelines. In the coming season, it appears that will change. As NFL.com announced, the league will begin using iPads and…

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