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

Understanding What Tests Measure

Using confirmatory factor analysis in a sample of college athletes Dr. Art Maerlander and colleagues revealed the lack of a pure memory factor in C3 Logix, which may limit its utility in measuring the effects of SRC. Find more information at DOI: https://digitalcommons.unl.edu/cbbbpapers/47/

Predictors of Concussion Recovery

What are some predictors of longer recovery in adolescent athletes? To find out read this article by Summer Ott and colleagues. https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/21622965.2017.1381099#.XMsOraYUChs.twitter

Symptom Reporting by Gender and Age

Study shows that females show greater emotional endorsement across the age span but seems greater during adolescence. Read this new article examining gender differences in symptom reporting at baseline across the lifespan by Rosemarie Moser, Lauren Olek, and Phil Schatz. https://academic.oup.com/acn/article/34/1/50/4840582

2020 Symposium Title Sponsor

SAVE THE DATE:  APRIL 16-18, 2020 in Dallas, Texas!

Our 2020 symposium title sponsor and program details will be announced soon.

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