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Psychometric issues associated with computerised neuropsychological assessment of concussed athletes
  1. A Collie1,2,
  2. P Maruff1,3,
  3. M McStephen1,2,
  4. D G Darby1,2
  1. 1CogState Limited, Carlton, Australia
  2. 2Centre for Neuroscience, University of Melbourne, Australia
  3. 3Department of Psychology, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia
  1. Correspondence to:
 Dr Collie
 CogState Limited, 51 Leicester Street, Carlton, Vic 3053, Australia; acolliecogstate.com

Abstract

Psychometric issues associated with computerised neuropsychological assessment in sports concussion are put forward. Issues critical to ensuring test reliability and sensitivity are discussed, with particular reference to how inappropriate test design can affect clinical decision making.

  • computerised
  • concussion
  • neuropsychology
  • psychometrics
  • reliability
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