Local schools heads up about concussions

[Sleepy Eye Herald-Dispatch, September 17, 2010] High schools in Sleepy Eye, Minnesota have teamed up with Sister Kenny Rehabilitation Institute's Sports Medicine Department at New Ulm Medical Center to do a better job of evaluating head injuries.

Over the past month, all athletes in grades 9 to 12 took an ImPACT test (Immediate Post-Concussion Assessment and Cognitive Testing) which is a computerized neurocognitive assessment instrument that gives doctors and trainers an insight on how someone's brain normally functions.

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