A standardised tool for evaluating concussions and involves you providing responses to questions regarding concussion symptoms, memory, concentration and a balance examination.
This protocol requires wearing a functional Near-Infrared Spectroscopy (fNIRS) brain monitor. The device is a portable, comfortable, non-invasive scalp (brain) covering that measures changes in brain oxygenation. You will complete computer based memory tasks, breathing challenges and sit to stand tests to challenge brain responses as part of the Neary protocol
This will involve placing a non-invasive sensor over the sternum of the chest that is held in place with a heart rate monitor band. You will be required to lie down in a restful position with a pillow under your head for 1-minute to relax completely before taking a 1-minute sample.