A study published recently in The British Journal of Sports Medicine offers a practical means by which any team, no matter how small or cash-strapped, can assess the likelihood of one of its players having sustained an on-field concussion. Concussion injuries are an emerging area of litigation against professional and college sports. Hundreds of ex-NFL players have sued over their alleged injuries. While college football teams awash in wealth can afford to install expensive sensors and computer equipment to monitor brain shocks, many teams and schools with meager resources cannot. This new test offers hope for early detection.

Read the story about the new test in The New York Times