Neuropsychological Assessment of Sport-Related Concussion

Neuropsychological assessment is a key component in a comprehensive, multidisciplinary approach to assessment of sport-related concussion (SRC). Currently computerized tests are the most commonly used modality of neurocognitive testing and involve both baseline and postinjury assessments. A comprehensive neuropsychological assessment should not only include neurocognitive testing but also incorporate symptom inventories, vestibular-ocular screening, and a psychological evaluation. Neuropsychological assessments are most effective when completed by a Clinical Neuropsychologist, given their specialized training in test interpretation and conceptualization of the psychological, cognitive, behavioral, physiologic, as well as neurologic principals when treating and managing SRC.
Source: Clinics in Sports Medicine - Category: Sports Medicine Authors: Source Type: research

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