Peak found half of test subjects were able to defeat the flagging mechanisms without being coached.Peak and Raab presented the findings at theAmerican Academy of Neurology Sports Concussions Conference in Indianapolis this month.”If you believe the built in invalidity indicators in this test are going to flag the people who are flunking on purpose, they’re not,” Peak said.ImPACT Applications did not immediately respond to requests for comment.Peak recruited 77 volunteers for the study, 40 of whom were randomly chosen and told to sandbag the test, and 37 of whom were told to try their best.None of the 37 volunteers in the control group were flagged for invalid results, as expected. But 20 of the 40 sandbaggers successfully fooled the test.Peak said test proctors, often a school or team’s designated athletic trainer, can reduce sandbagging by reinforcing to test takers the importance of recording an accurate score and the grave consequences of repeated brain injuries.In many cases, proctors know test takers personally, Peak said. They shouldn’t be afraid to confront athletes if their ImPACT score does not match with their academic or on field performance.”Once you know the individual, that should give you a strong gut feeling,” Peak said, “Especially in colleges, these trainers know athletes well.
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