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Term Means
Acceptable Baseline A test performance that has satisfied the Cogstate task completion and integrity criteria
After Injury test A test taken post or After Injury
Attention The main cognitive function measured by the Identification task
Cogstate CCAT Cogstate Computerized Cognitive Assessment Tool
Baseline test A test that captures an Athlete’s current level of cognition
Cognitive / cognition Thinking
Cognitive tasks Each of the four tests in the Cogstate CCAT
Concussion A disturbance of brain function that results from an injury to the brain following a direct or indirect force to the head
Concussion symptoms The observed and reported changes in sensations, feelings and behaviors that occur after a concussion
Learning / memory The main cognitive function measured by the One Card Learning task
Neuropsychological test A test that is interpreted by a trained and registered neuropsychologist
Processing speed The main cognitive function measured by the Detection task
Responsible adult An adult who is prepared to supervise an Athlete during the test and attest to the fact that the Athlete named on the test actually took the test
Sport-related head injury An injury to the head that is sustained in sport, whether or not there is concussion or suspected concussion
Working memory The main cognitive function measured by the One Back task


 

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