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Baseline Testing for Bantam & Midget

ALL BANTAM & MIDGET PLAYERS will have to complete a new Baseline Neurocognitive Test using ImPACT from Orthopaedic Center of the Rockies (OCR) prior to tryouts for the 2017-2018 season. Baseline neurocognitive testing is one tool used in concussion evaluation and management. Results from the baseline test can be used and compared to post-injury tests in the event an athlete suffers a concussion. ImPACT baseline testing takes approximately 30 minutes to administer. It is recommended players take this test every two years.


SCHEDULING YOUR TEST
Families can contact OCR directly to schedule a time during the summer at either of their three offices. Please mention ""ImPACT Testing with Dr. Wicklund" when you call in and note there is a $20 fee if completed before Aug 1 and will increase to $30 Aug 2 onward. That fee will be paid directly to OCR when you arrive for your appointment.

HOWEVER...
1) if your child also plays a sport at a PSD or Thompson Valley School District high school then he/she does NOT have to complete this test this calendar year as they have already been tested through his/her school and have this test on file.

2) if your Bantam or Midget player was tested in the summer/fall of 2016 through OCR they do NOT have to complete this test either as it is good for another calendar year.

Otherwise your player will not be allowed to participate in tryouts if they have not completed this test through OCR or their high school athletic program.


ABOUT ImPACT
The purpose of ImPACT (Immediate Post-Concussion Assessment and Cognitive Testing) is to show a base level to determine if a player might be suffering from a concussion. It is the most widely used and scientifically validated computerized concussion evaluation system. ImPACT provides trained clinicians with neurocognitive assessment tools and services that have been medically accepted as state-of-the-art best practices -- as part of determining safe return to play/learn decisions. It is in use by the vast majority of teams in the MLS, MLB, NFL, and NHL and mandated for use in NASCAR, WWE, and selective US Olympic sports. More than 7400 high schools, over 1000 colleges and universities, almost 1000 clinical centers, nearly 500 Credentialed ImPACT Consultants, over 200 professional teams, and select military units use this test.

Fort Collins Office
Mon, Tue, Wed
2500 E Prospect Road / 970-493-0112
"ImPACT Testing with Dr. Wicklund"

Loveland Office
Thu
3470 E. 15th Street / 970-663-3975
"ImPACT Testing with Dr. Wicklund"

Greeley Office
Wed
1900 16th St., 3rd Floor / 970-419-7050
"ImPACT Testing with Dr. Wicklund"