This morning Upper School students took the ImPACT concussion test to establish individual baselines to be used in the future with suspected head injuries. Powhatan is one of a very few middle schools in the region participating in the testing with student-athletes. The Athletic Department would like to extend a sincere thank you to Tim Duval, the Head Athletic Trainer at Sherando High School, for taking the time to administer the assessment.
Math in the real world
So how does this relate to math? ImPACT testing uses Standard Deviation to help diagnose concussions. View the video below and follow along as an Algebra I class explores the real world math behind the question; do I have a concussion?
Interested in ImPACT Concussion Testing? Read more in this Winchester Star article: CLICK HERE.