Powhatan leads way in concussion tests for middle-schoolers

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Posted: September 25, 2013

The Winchester Star

Powhatan sixth-grader Jolie Call takes an ImPACT test Tuesday at the school. ImPACT tests memory and reaction times to establish a baseline for students who may suffer concussion-like injuries.

BOYCE — Powhatan is the first middle school athletic program in the area to implement testing for concussion-type injuries.

On Tuesday, those students took a 30-minute test to assess their memory and…

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