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Analysis: Vision Testing an Effective Tool for Detecting Concussion on the Sidelines

A timed vision test that involves rapidly reading numbers off of cards can be a valuable sideline tool for detecting whether a concussion occurred while playing sports, according to a meta-analysis and systematic review led by NYU Langone Medical Center concussion specialists. Researchers at the NYU Langone Concussion Center reviewed studies that involved athletes who…
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Should the Redskins Have Waited to Clear Robert Griffin III?

Should the Washington Redskins have waited to clear Robert Griffin III, who suffered a concussion in an exhibition game on August 20? The team announced on August 23 that Griffin would return as “a full participant” in practice. Head Coach Jay Gruden said his quarterback “was cleared for non-contact drills for Sunday’s practice and is showing no…
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ImPACT Applications and Mercy Sports Medicine Implement Comprehensive Concussion Management Services and Training Program

ImPACT Applications, Inc., developer of the ImPACT® test and ImPACT Concussion Management Model, has announced that Mercy Sports Medicine, a division of Mercy, will administer ImPACT baseline and post-injury testing at 100 Ohio and Michigan locations. In addition, Athletic Trainers at Mercy Sports Medicine will receive specialized training in ImPACT neurocognitive baseline and post-injury test…
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