Concussion and ImPACT

WESTBOROUGH, MA This video shows Michael “Mickey” Collins, Ph.D. provide information about concussion and the ImPACT Baseline concussion program he helped create at the University of Pittsburgh – Sports Medicine.  ImPACT is the gold standard for measuring preseason cognitive functioning and post-injury changes.  “Using ImPACT has allowed physicians and concussion experts to measure and track neurocognitive changes after injury.  Its reliability and validity in measuring the cognitive impact of brain trauma is second to none” according to Michael Sefton, Ph.D., Director of Psychological and Neuropsychological Service at Whittier Rehabilitation Hospital in Westborough.

 

Contact Dr. Sefton at WRH – 508-870-2077 with questions about using ImPACT for baseline cognitive testing and its utility in measuring recovery from concussion. For a parent meeting please contact WRH or MSefton directly.

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