Sports Brain Announces the Launch of National Survey About Concussion Baseline Testing Practices

Sports Brain has announced the launch of a national survey about the baseline concussion testing practices being implemented at all level of sports. The survey is designed to gather information which will allow colleges, high schools, youth sports organizations and professional sports franchises to benchmark themselves against the practices of their peers.

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Sports Brain National Concussion Survey

Sports Brain National Concussion Survey

"We are very excited about the launch of this survey because we believe that it will be an important step in educating sports organizations about the best practices in concussion baseline testing," said Roy Kessel, Co-Founder of Sports Brain.

Deerfield, Illinois (PRWEB) February 28, 2014

“We are very excited about the launch of this survey because we believe that it will be an important step in educating sports organizations about the best practices in concussion baseline testing,” said Roy Kessel, Co-Founder of Sports Brain. “We were very surprised to see that there was such inconsistency in how baseline concussion testing programs were being conducted. We are hopeful that the results of this survey will encourage these organizations to improve their concussion baseline testing programs to give their athletes a better opportunity to recover after they have suffered a concussion.”

The survey should take respondents no longer than 5 minutes to complete and can be found on the front page of Sports Brain website or at a direct link at http://concussionbaselinesurvey.questionpro.com/

“We intend to continue to advocate for the health and safety of our athletes,” said Roy Kessel. “An important element of that advocacy is to push for more frequent concussion baseline testing and to accelerate the adoption rate for new technologies which can improve this process. We do not believe that a computerized neurocognitive test should be the sole benchmark against which all concussion baseline testing programs are measured. Instead, we feel it is critical that a proper, comprehensive concussion baseline testing program incorporate other elements such as eye tracking/vision and balance testing and that the baseline testing process evolve as new technologies become available and more affordable for mass baseline testing.”

For more information about the survey, please contact Roy Kessel, or visit the Sports Brain website at http://www.SportsBrain.com where a more detailed description of the survey is located.

Organizations and Groups that are supporting Sports Brain this survey as Promotional Partners:

SLI – Sports Legacy Institute
Positive Coaching Alliance
Retired Professional Football Players of Chicago
The Concussion Blog
National Concussion Management Certification Center
King-Devick Test
Illinois Athletic Trainers Association
Concussion Policy & the Law
Chicago Health Magazine
Concussion Support Network
HeadRehab
Jewish Sports Foundation
Sports Philanthropy Foundation
BrainMaster Technologies Inc.
SportsLoop
National High School Basketball Association
C3 Logix
Kick Start Foundation
Inside The League

About Sports Brain:
Sports Brain is a Chicago based organization concentrating on implementing comprehensive concussion baseline testing and concussion management programs. Sports Brain also provides cognitive and mental toughness training for athletes and sports organizations allowing them to maximize their mental performance -- on and off the field. Sports Brain helps “make your brain your best friend.” For more information about Sports Brain, visit http://www.SportsBrain.com.


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