July 30, 2012

Concussion testing for young athletes

The Vanderbilt Sports Concussion Center is now offering pre-concussion baseline testing to all community recreational athletes, in advance of many high-impact seasonal sports resuming this fall.

A teen athlete is brought to Vanderbilt’s Sports Concussion Clinic for baseline brain function testing. Doctors at the center say they offer the screening to players over age 12 in the hopes younger, and more vulnerable brains can be saved from serious injury.

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