Research News: Vestibular, Balance and Oculomotor Measures may Improve Concussion Assessment

Great new publication from East Stroudsurg and Temple Universities in the US. This recent article suggests that a specific battery consisting of vestibular, balance and oculomotor testing may improve the accuracy of concussion assessment. These tests include the Sensory Organization Test (SOT), near point convergence, horizontal saccades and gaze stability outome measures.

See the full article below!

https://www.researchgate.net/publication/303086971_Vestibular_and_Oculomotor_Assessments_May_Increase_Accuracy_of_Subacute_Concussion_Assessment

 

Reference

McDevitt, J., Appiah-Kubi, K. O., Tierney, R., and Wright, W. G. Vestibular and oculomotor assessments may increase accuracy of subacute concussion assessment. (2016). Internation Journal of Sports Medicine. DOI: 10.1055/s-0042-100470

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