When choosing a concussion care solution, be aware that your choice of a vendor may place you at a significant risk if you chose a product that is not cleared by the FDA and as such operating outside of the FDA safety guidance. Here is the list of FDA cleared products for assessing a head injury.

Pros of Cogstate Computerized Cognitive Assessment Tool (CogSport):

  • Integrated symptom reporting
  • No software download required

Cons of Cogstate Computerized Cognitive Assessment Tool (CogSport):

  • No FDA clearance
  • Interpreting test performance does not require a trained healthcare provider

What is Cogstate Computerized Cognitive Assessment Tool (CogSport)?

What is Cogstate?

What is Cogstate?


Cogstate Computerized Cognitive Assessment Tool, previously known as CogSport, is a test used by physicians to detect changes in cognitive function in patients 10 years or older by measuring processing speed, attention, visual learning, working memory, visual motor function, and executive function.

There is little clinical evidence to support claims of accurate and reliable identification for the specific indication of concussion across a broad age range.

Is Cogstate FDA cleared?

Cogstate Computerized Cognitive Assessment Tool (CogSport) is not FDA cleared for assessing concussions. Here’s a list of FDA products cleared for assessing head injuries.


Before making any decisions, read through the Buyer’s Guide for 8 questions you should be asking before choosing a concussion assessment tool.