Pilot evaluation of a novel clinical test of reaction time in national collegiate athletic association division I football players.

@article{Eckner2010PilotEO,
  title={Pilot evaluation of a novel clinical test of reaction time in national collegiate athletic association division I football players.},
  author={James Travis Eckner and Jeffrey Scott Kutcher and James K Richardson},
  journal={Journal of athletic training},
  year={2010},
  volume={45 4},
  pages={327-32}
}
CONTEXT Evidence suggests that concussion prolongs reaction time (RT). We have developed a simple, reliable clinical tool for measuring reaction time that may be of value in the assessment of concussion in athletes. OBJECTIVE To compare baseline values of clinical RT (RT(clin)) obtained using the new clinical reaction time apparatus with computerized RT (RT(comp)) obtained using a validated computerized neuropsychological test battery. DESIGN Cross-sectional study. SETTING Data were… CONTINUE READING