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Where hockey and engineering collide: NJIT Highlanders join a pioneering concussion study (12/11/2014)

Where hockey and engineering collide: NJIT Highlanders join a pioneering concussion studyHockey players will be tested in a novel diagnostic machine built by NJIT biomedical engineers. ...> Full Article



Missing piece found to help solve concussion puzzle (9/14/2014)

Missing piece found to help solve concussion puzzleResearchers at UPMC and the University of Pittsburgh have created a new, 5- to 10-minute test that could be added to a clinician's concussion evaluation toolkit for a more comprehensive assessment of the injury. ...> Full Article


Study: Concussion rate in high-school athletes more than doubled in 7-year period (5/10/2014)

Concussion rates in US high-school athletes more than doubled between 2005 and 2012, according to a new national study using data on nine team sports. Researchers suspect the upward trend in reported concussions reflects increased awareness. ...> Full Article


No link between years of football play and cognitive function in adolescent athletes (3/16/2014)

A new study presented today at the 2014 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons found no link between neurocognitive function and years of football play in adolescent athletes. ...> Full Article


More evidence that vision test on sidelines may help diagnose concussion (3/1/2014)

A simple vision test performed on the sidelines may help determine whether athletes have suffered a concussion, according to a study released today that will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology's 66th Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, April 26-May 3, 2014. ...> Full Article


Learning to see better in life and baseball (2/21/2014)

With a little practice on a computer or iPad -- 25 minutes a day, 4 days a week, for 2 months -- our brains can learn to see better, according to a study of University of California, Riverside baseball players reported in the Cell Press journal Current Biology on February 17. The new evidence also shows that a visual training program can sometimes make the difference between winning and losing. ...> Full Article


To keep their eye on the ball, batters mostly use their heads (1/9/2014)

Baseball players at bat follow coaches' advice to "keep your eye on the ball" -- but head movements play a surprisingly important role in tracking pitches, suggests a study in Optometry and Vision Science, official journal of the American Academy of Optometry. The journal is published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, a part of Wolters Kluwer Health. ...> Full Article


From football to flies: Lessons about traumatic brain injury (10/17/2013)

Faced with news of suicides and brain damage in former professional football players, geneticist Barry Ganetzky bemoaned the lack of model systems for studying the insidious and often delayed consequences linked to head injuries. ...> Full Article


In combat vets and others, high rate of vision problems after traumatic brain injury (2/7/2013)

Visual symptoms and abnormalities occur at high rates in people with traumatic brain injury (TBI) -- including Iraq and Afghanistan War veterans with blast-related TBI, reports a study, "Abnormal Fixation in Individuals with AMD when Viewing an Image of a Face," in the Feb. issue of Optometry and Vision Science, official journal of the American Academy of Optometry. ...> Full Article


Strobe eyewear training may improve visual abilities (5/23/2011)

Strobe-like eyewear designed to train the vision of athletes may have positive effects in some cases, according to tests run by a team of Duke University psychologists who specialize in visual perception. ...> Full Article


Multifocal contact lenses may reduce vision for night driving (11/5/2010)

A new study suggests that older adults who wear multifocal contact lenses to correct problems with near vision, a very common condition that increases with age, may have greater difficulty driving at night than their counterparts who wear glasses. Age-related problems with near vision, medically termed presbyopia, usually occurs after the age of 40 and results in the inability to focus on objects up close ...> Full Article


Open golfers should putt with a 'Quiet Eye' (7/14/2010)

Open golfers should putt with a 'Quiet Eye'Studies by researchers at the University of Exeter in the UK have shown how using a technique called the "Quiet Eye" can significantly improve a golfers' putting performance, particularly when under pressure. ...> Full Article

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