Use of the King–Devick test for sideline concussion screening in junior rugby league

  title={Use of the King–Devick test for sideline concussion screening in junior rugby league},
  author={D. King and Patria Hume and Conor Gissane and Trevor N Clark},
  journal={Journal of the Neurological Sciences},
AIM To determine whether the King-Devick (K-D) test used as a sideline test in junior rugby league players over 12 matches in a domestic competition season could identify witnessed and incidentally identified episodes of concussion. METHODS A prospective observational cohort study of a club level junior rugby league team (n=19) during the 2014 New Zealand competition season involved every player completing two pre-competition season baseline trials of the K-D test. Players removed from match… CONTINUE READING
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