What is it about?

Many balance tests used for concussion assessment are impacted by athlete fatigue such that healthy athletes can look concussed due to fatigue-elevated scores rather than brain injury. The BTrackS Balance Test is resistant to fatigue allowing accurate results in less than 5 minutes after being removed from activity.

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Why is it important?

This results suggests BTrackS Balance Test can reduce false positives in concussion protocols.


Taken together with other evidence on the BTrackS Balance Test, it appears this objective tool is the highest standard of care available for use today.

Dr Daniel James Goble
Oakland University

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This page is a summary of: Effects of Fatigue on the BTrackS Balance Test for Concussion Management, International Journal of Athletic Therapy & Training, January 2017, Human Kinetics,
DOI: 10.1123/ijatt.2016-0086.
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