Simple vision test may help catch concussions

“In the youth leagues in particular, when there may not be doctors or athletic trainers on the sidelines when a kid gets hit, this enables parents with proper training...
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Concussions, News

A Simple Flashcard Test to Detect Concussions

Overall, the King-Devick test had by far the greatest accuracy and lowest risk of false positives. The upshot, Dr. Galetta believes, is that parents and coaches “should absolutely consider”...
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Concussions, News

US National Teams Implement King-Devick Test

Dr. Patrick Kersey, Medical Director for USA Football, couldn't have been more impressed with the implementation process and overall results. "The implementation process was a total breeze," Kersey said....
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Concussions, News

Mayo Clinic adds its name to sidelines concussion test

“Studies have indicated that the King-Devick test is an effective tool for the real-time evaluation of concussion because it looks at rapid eye movement and attention, both of which...
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Concussions, News

Video Icon High schools confront athlete concussions

Tests administered on the sidelines, such as the King-Devick and the Standardized Assessment of Concussions (SAC), require athletes to quickly read numbers or words, or to recall words. Athletes...
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Concussions, News, Video, Youth Athletes