OUR MISSION

The mission of the Sports Neuropsychology Society (SNS) is to advance the field of sports neuropsychology, to generate and disseminate knowledge regarding brain-behavior relationships as it applies to sports, and to promote the welfare of athletes at all levels.Read More »

MEMBERSHIP

The Sports Neuropsychology Society (SNS) is a professional member organization. We have multiple classes of membership as well as specific requirements to qualify for membership. Please click on the link below to learn more.Read More »

FIND A SPORTS NEUROPSYCHOLOGIST

We pride ourselves in our member community and want to best connect members to the public for services. Please use our interactive map, linked below to search for a Sports Neuropsychologist in your area.Click Here »

THE SPORTS NEUROPSYCHOLOGY SOCIETY OBJECTIVES

Sub-Specialty Of Neuropsychology

To establish sports neuropsychology as a sub-specialty of neuropsychology.

Ethical Practice

To promote the competent and ethical practice of sports neuropsychology.

Educational Information

To develop and disseminate educational information for the membership as well as the general public.

Scientific Research

To promote, support, and disseminate scientific research in sports neuropsychology.

Legal And Regulatory

To provide expertise and advocacy with regard to legal and regulatory matters bearing on sports neuropsychology.

Health And Safety

To provide expertise and advocacy with regard to the health and safety of athletes.
To establish sports neuropsychology as a sub-specialty of neuropsychology.
To promote the competent and ethical practice of sports neuropsychology.
To develop and disseminate educational information for the membership as well as the general public.
To promote, support, and disseminate scientific research in sports neuropsychology.
To provide expertise and advocacy with regard to legal and regulatory matters bearing on sports neuropsychology.
To provide expertise and advocacy with regard to the health and safety of athletes.

Sports Neuropsychology Defined

A subspecialty of clinical neuropsychology that applies the science and understanding of brain-behavior relationships to the assessment and treatment of sports-related brain injury. 

Sports Neuropsychology Training

The practice of sports neuropsychology requires education, training, experience, and competence in the primary field of clinical neuropsychology, followed by a secondary specialization through experience and understanding of applying clinical neuropsychology to the unique demands of evaluating and treating brain injury in the sports domain.

What Do Sports Neuropsychologists Do?

Assessment – Intervention/Management – Consultation – Research – Consumer Protection and Advocacy – Professional Development – Lead or Support Interdisciplinary Teams

RECENT NEWS & EVENTS

The Sports Neuropsychology Society and the National Academy of Neuropsychology are co-sponsoring a one-day workshop on sports concussion for the general healthcare provider and school personnel.

For more information on this regional introductory workshop to be held in Washington, DC on March 15, 2019, click here.

CTE reporting: Do no harm

In the spirit of do no harm, The Lancet publishes a call for balance when reporting on CTE.  The correspondence by a lengthy list of respected clinicians and researchers emphasizes the importance of balanced reporting and notes that misinformation about CTE can cause real harm to patients.  Read the statement here.

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Supervised test administration in sports

Consistent with the Standards for Educational and Psychological Testing, SNS issues a Position Statement on Supervised Administration of Neuropsychological Tests in Sports.  Supervised test administration by qualified individuals greatly increases the likelihood of accurate and reliable test results, which is essential to support clinical decisions to return an athlete to play. http://www.sportsneuropsychologysociety.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/SNS-Statement-on-Supervised-Test-Administration-2019-FINAL.pdf

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2018 Symposium Title Sponsor

Click on the image above or THIS LINK to learn more about our 2018 symposium title sponsor, Children’s National Health System.

You can learn more about our 2018 symposium by clicking HERE.

2018 Symposium Diamond Sponsors
2018 Symposium Sapphire Sponsor
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