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

Impact of ATC’s on high school sports injuries

What is the importance of having athletic trainers on the sideline? Can their presence reduce overall injuries and improve identification of concussions? Read this article by Lauren Pierpoint, Cynthia LaBella, Christy Collins, Sarah Fields, & Dawn Comstock. https://injepijournal.springeropen.com/articles/10.1186/s40621-018-0159-6 Pierpoint, L .A., LaBella, C.R., Collins, C. L., Fields, S.K., & Comstock, D. (2018).  Injuries in girls’ soccer…

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Media Headlines of concussion and CTE versus Good Science

Can science compete with media headlines to inform concussion policies? How can we can more accurately inform public policy that impacts sports participation? Take a look at this JAMA Pediatrics article from Chris Giza, William Stewart, & Mayumi Prins.   https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamapediatrics/fullarticle/2686729 Giza, C. C., Stewart, W., & Prins, M. L. (2018). Building good policy from good science-The case for concussion…

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Gender differences in symptom reporting across the youth age span

Do males and females report symptoms differently across the youth age span? Does gender or age matter more? Review this article by our very own Rosemarie Moser and Phil Schatz and Lauren Olek.   https://academic.oup.com/acn/advance-article-abstract/doi/10.1093/arclin/acy007/4840582?redirectedFrom=fulltext Moser, R.S., Olen, L., & Schatz, P. (2018). Gender differences in symptom reporting on baseline sports concussion testing across the youth…

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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.

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