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New Developments in Sports Concussion Management

  • Mark R. Lovell
  • Jamie E. Pardini
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Abstract

This chapter presents a discussion of the evolution of neuropsychological testing of concussed athletes. The advantages of computerized assessment are presented, with special emphasis on the ImPACT test battery, a widely used instrument in clinical research and practice.

Keywords

Computerized Assessment Concussion Management of Concussion 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mark R. Lovell
    • 1
    • 2
  • Jamie E. Pardini
    • 1
  1. 1.University of Pittsburgh Sports Medicine Concussion ProgramPittsburgh
  2. 2.NFL and NHL Neuropsychology ProgramPittsburgh

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