KING-DEVICK TEST PDF

Background The King-Devick (KD) test is an objective clinical test of eye movements that has been used to screen for concussion. , King-Devick Test. Patent-Pending. All Rights Reserved. Mayo and Mayo Clinic are registered trademarks owned by Mayo Foundation for. King-Devick Test identifies real-time concussion and asymptomatic concussion in youth athletes. Priya S. Dhawan, Danielle Leong, Lisa Tapsell, Amaal J.

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J Int Neuropsychol Soc ; 7: Among boxers, the MACE test was given only to those with head trauma.

Sensitivity and specificity of standardized neurocognitive testing immediately following sports concussion. Association between recurrent concussion and late-life cognitive impairment in retired professional football players. This observation likely reflects learning effects for the K-D test.

After the individual 9-minute sparring sessions, each boxer was retested once using the K-D test.

The King-Devick test as a determinant of head trauma and concussion in boxers and MMA fighters

The numbers of errors were very few, with one participant making 2 errors and another one error on postfight testing. Postfight K-D time scores were significantly higher worse for participants who had head trauma during the match The postfight K-D score distributions showed some overlap between the groups with and without head trauma figure 2.

Injury king-devjck and risk factors in competitive professional boxing. Differences in postfight K-D time scores and changes in scores from prefight to postfight were compared for participants kingg-devick head trauma during the fight vs those without using the Wilcoxon rank sum test with exact variances.

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Differences in postfight K-D scores and changes in scores from prefight to postfight were compared for athletes with head trauma during the fight vs those without. The sum of the 3 test card time scores constituted the summary score for the entire test, the K-D time score. Data from this investigation demonstrate that the K-D test is an accurate and reliable method for identifying athletes with head trauma. Wall Street Journal J Neurotrauma ; Clin Sports Med ; Please review our privacy policy.

Testing procedures for boxers.

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Hunt T, Asplund C. In another study, early eye movement function at 1 week king-devifk shown to predict development of postconcussion syndrome. However, there was no overlap in the distribution of changes in scores from prefight to postfight, with a substantial gap between the worst change in the no head trauma group and the best change in the head trauma group.

Ongoing large-scale longitudinal studies of collegiate athletes are examining the relation of K-D test scores and changes in scores over the course of a season with ImPACT and other formal cognitive testing. The K-D test represents a strong candidate rapid sideline screening test for concussion, and has particular relevance to contact sports including football, soccer, hockey, MMA, and boxing.

The King-Devick test as a determinant of head trauma and concussion in boxers and MMA fighters

Acute effects and recovery time following concussion in collegiate football players. The lines in the box represent the medians, and boxes delineate the interquartile range 25th—75th percentiles.

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See commentary ” Sideline assessment of sports concussion: GalettaMS, J. When to disqualify an athlete after a concussion. Demonstration and test cards for the King-Devick K-D Test, a candidate rapid sideline screening for concussion based on measurement of speed of rapid number naming To perform the K-D test, participants are asked to read the numbers on each card from left to right as quickly as possible but without making any errors.

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Neuropsychological impairment in amateur soccer players. The most dangerous teat Maguire serves on the editorial boards of OphthalmologyCorneaand Current Opinion in Ophthalmology ; and receives research support from Inspire Pharmaceuticals, Pfizer Inc.

The times required to complete each card are recorded in seconds using a stopwatch. The management of sports-related concussion: The K-D test is an accurate and reliable method for identifying athletes with head trauma, and is a ,ing-devick candidate rapid sideline screening test for concussion.