I am delighted to talk with Assoc Prof Jacob Resch on the background behind his paper published in BMJ Open Sports and Exercise Medicine, in a discussion around the paper entitled "The sensitivity and specificity of clinical measures of sport concussion: three tests are better than one" which features in my next Research Review 132. Sign up here www.drandyfranklynmiller.com/review.
The paper is Open access and can be accessed here http://bmjopensem.bmj.com/content/2/1/e000012.abstract
We talk about the diagnosis of Concussion, the current state of neurocognitive function tests, the statistics behind them, and the basis for multiple tests and the improved sensitivity and specificity and also the future of concussion diagnosis.
Dr. Jacob Resch completed his undergraduate degrees and Athletic Training and Health Promotions at South Dakota State University before traveling to study and work in London, England. After returning to the United States, Jacob completed his MS in Exercise an