Below is a sample of the research that was consulted
in the development of Hit Count® program
Sports Legacy Institute Threshold White Paper
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Talavage, T et al. Functionally-Detected Cognitive Impairment in High School Football Players Without Clinically-Diagnosed Concussion. J Neurotrauma. 2010 Oct 1.