How is a baseline concussion test performed?
Likewise, how long does a baseline concussion test take?
Likewise, what is ImPACT concussion baseline testing? The TRIA Sport Concussion Program utilizes ImPACT Applications to provide baseline and post-injury testing for athletes' ages 5–59 years. ImPACT stands for “Immediate Post-Concussion Assessment and Cognitive Testing”. ImPACT testing provides an objective measure of: Verbal and Visual Learning and Memory.
Consequently, is baseline concussion testing necessary?
Baseline testing should include a check for concussion symptoms, as well as balance and cognitive (such as concentration and memory) assessments. Baseline testing also provides an important opportunity to educate athletes and others about concussion and return to school and play protocols.
How do you determine a concussion?
- confusion or feeling dazed.
- slurred speech.
- nausea or vomiting.
- balance problems or dizziness.
- blurred vision.
- sensitivity to light.