Initiatives protect high school athletes from concussions: Area High Schools are Focusing on Keeping Football Players and Other Safe, Including Using an App That Can Detect a Lapse in Brain Activity
Sailors uses the K-D test during practice, when the Falcons are without the luxury of an athletic trainer. “If a kid gets hit and he’s a little woozy, then we will have him take the test and see where he’s at. If he’s above his baseline, we know something might be going on,” Sailors said. “This isn’t going to replace a trainer on the sideline for us. They still have the authority on game night, but at least we can track it here at school. Us coaches, we’re not experts in concussions.”
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