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Concussion researchers document pre-injury 'normal'

Protecting student-athletes who sustain head injuries requires more than just a law. A sports concussion protocol that includes a neuro-cognitive assessment tool called ImPACT, balance testing and quality-of-life measures has now been developed at an American university. These valuable pre-injury baseline measurements are taken free of charge to those organizations that have a concussion policy and compliance officer in place. This helps coaches, parents and administrators tools that a trained medical professional can use to track the athlete?s recovery.
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