Slate: ‘ImPACT Is a Huge Scam’

Published January 26th, 2012, Uncategorized

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“Check Your Head: Does testing athletes for concussion with fancy software do any good?”

Christie Aschwanden, Slate, January 20, http://www.slate.com/articles/health_and_science/medical_examiner/2012/01/impact_and_other_concussion_tests_for_athletes_may_not_work_.single.html#pagebreak_anchor_2

“It’s a huge scam,” says physician Robert Sallis, past president of the American College of Sports Medicine. “They’ve done incredible marketing, and they’ve managed to establish this test as the standard of care with no evidence that it has any benefit.”