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The Standardized Assessment of Concussion (SAC)

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The Standardized Assessment of Concussion (SAC) is a battery of tests developed to evaluate football (American) players who have suffered a concussion. It tests the player for orientation and probes for deficits in attention, concentration and memory. It was designed to comply with the Colorado and American Academy of Neurology (AAN) guidelines for concussion. The authors are from Northwestern University and the Rehabilitation Institute in Chicago.

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