Baylor Scott & White deploys concussion test app to sidelines for student athletes

The medical facility deploys athletic trainers to video games throughout Texas to provide assistance must an incident happen or an injury be believed. The app allows them to rapidly administer cognitive assessments based upon standardized testing approaches.

” We dont have to schedule a computer system lab to standard or screen athletes, and we have the ability to inspect a whole group in 20 minutes or less,” Daniel Fuller, the medical facilitys director of sports medicine outreach stated in a news release. “The app provides us data that we as athletic fitness instructors can assess and share with the physician attending to the professional athlete.”.

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The app includes a number of tests, each determining a specific element of brain function, consisting of memory, coordination and response time. It also records outcomes and compares them to a persons previous efficiency.

Baylor Scott & & White Texas Spine and Joint Hospital in Tyler partnered with HitCheck, a cognitive assessment app, to bring mobile concussion tests to the sidelines for trainee athletes throughout the state, the medical facility revealed Oct. 28.

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Katie Adams –
Wednesday, October 28th, 2020