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.
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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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