Concussion Awareness Impacting Youth Levels

Chasan’s team has provided the league with the King-Devick Test, a reading assessment tool that they’ve taught the coaches to use. Essentially, the King-Devick tool allows the coaches to...
Concussions, News, Youth Athletes

Vision-based testing vital for concussion screening

Dr. Leong called a recent article published in The Lancet Neurology a must-read. "It highlights the important role of optometry, saying that vision-based testing is vital in managing all...
Concussions, News, Optometry

Simple reading test could help detect concussion

A simple reading test could help establish whether a rider has concussion, according to researchers. A timed vision test — known as the King- Devick Test — involves athletes...
Concussions, Equestrian, News

Video Icon Florida Bill Protects Student Athletes From Concussions

Mary Medina, the school’s head athletic trainer gave him the concussion standard ‘King-Devick’ test. “That is a short 32 second test where they read numbers and Oscar was off...
Concussions, Football, News, Video

UF Helps Improve Subtle Concussion Diagnosis

In an article published this month in the journal “Neurology: Clinical Practice,” the researchers report that adding one simple vision test detected 100 percent of concussions that occurred during...
Concussions, News