Concussion Awareness Program: Quick diagnosis on sidelines

MOBILE, Ala. (WALA) -- Mobile County high school football players are safer thanks to a new initiative by USA Health that is helping identify concussions. Partnering with United States...
Concussions, Football, High School

Concussion Awareness Ahead of Football Season

DAPHNE, ALA. (WPMI) - High school football season is just weeks away, that means a concussion is a real possibility for some athletes. Now there's one more tool for...
Concussions, Football, Youth Athletes

Why I Like The King-Devick Concussion Tool

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: The King Devick test is an easy, fast, and reliable...
Concussions, Football, High School, Hockey, Youth Athletes

2015 Miami-Dade Schools Concussion Workshop

An update from Samantha Figueroa of the King-Devick concussion screening test, a rapid eye tracking test was also presented. Expanding on the portability of the King-Devick is now a...
Football, High School, News

NFL has hit on something with ‘Julian Edelman Rule’

Extra points – The NFL is partnering with the Canadian Football League this fall to implement and monitor a new concussion test, the King-Devick Test, which is based on...
Concussions, Football, News, NFL

NFL Partners With CFL On Concussion Testing

“Advancing the science around concussion diagnosis, prognosis and treatment to improve player health and safety is our priority,” says Dr. Richard Ellenbogen, co-chair of the NFL Head, Neck and...
CFL, Concussions, Football, News, NFL

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

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...
Concussions, Football, News