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Test-Retest Reliability in DETECT

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Recruitment Status : Terminated (Limited eligible sample size for study outcomes)
First Posted : November 27, 2012
Last Update Posted : December 12, 2014
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Tamara Espinoza, MD, Emory University

Brief Summary:
Healthy volunteers without concussion, currently participating in non-or-limited contact sports teams at Emory University will undergo Display Enhanced Testing for Concussion and mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) (DETECT) on three separate days: at baseline, day 50, and day 90. Prior to enrollment participants will be allocated to the test-retest arm or the exercise arm.

Condition or disease
Reliability Properties of a Concussion Screening Tool

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Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 44 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Test-Retest Psychometrics of a Novel Neuropsychological Assessment Tool: Reliability Measures for DETECT
Study Start Date : September 2011
Actual Primary Completion Date : April 2013
Actual Study Completion Date : April 2013

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Primary Objective is to assess the reliability of the DETECT cognitive assessment tool, as measured by changes in DETECT scores from baseline in non-injured athletes. [ Time Frame: 90 days ]
    Subjects will complete the DETECT cognitive assessment tool at Baseline, 50 days, and 90 days.

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Ages Eligible for Study:   16 Years and older   (Child, Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Healthy volunteer athletes without concussion

Inclusion Criteria:

  • age > or = 16
  • eligible for active participation during the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) season or member of the 2011 - 2012 or 2012-2013 club team
  • Participation in a non or minimal contact sport

Exclusion Criteria:

  • < age 16
  • history of concussion in the previous 6 months
  • any of the following: learning disabilities, attention deficient disorder, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, depression or other psychiatric disorder, sleep apnea, seizure disorder, migraine headaches, previous central nervous system (CNS) surgery
  • chronic drug or alcohol use; or drug or alcohol use with the previous 24 hours
  • inability to complete the study protocol (90 days)

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01733641

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United States, Georgia
Emory University
Atlanta, Georgia, United States, 30322
Sponsors and Collaborators
Emory University
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Responsible Party: Tamara Espinoza, MD, Instructor, Emory University Identifier: NCT01733641    
Other Study ID Numbers: IRB00052187
First Posted: November 27, 2012    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: December 12, 2014
Last Verified: December 2014