Military Acute Concussion Evaluation 2 (MACE 2)

The 2018 Military Acute Concussion Evaluation 2 (MACE 2) is an acute assessment tool for all medically trained personnel who treat service members involved in a potentially concussive event. The MACE 2 incorporates current state-of-the-science traumatic brain injury information, including vestibular-ocular-motor screening. 

Note: The MACE 2 is an update to and replaces the original MACE.

Training Materials

MACE 2 Provider Training

MACE 2 Instructor Guide

MACE 2 Student Workbook

Vestibular/Ocular-Motor Screening (VOMS) for Concussion Instructions

Reference List

  • McCrea, M. (2001). Standardized mental status testing on the sideline after sport-related concussion. Journal of Athletic Training, 36(3), 274–279. Retrieved from http://natajournals.org/
  • McCrory, P., Meeuwisse, W., Dvorak, J., Aubry, M., Bailes, J., Broglio, S.,… Vos, P. E. (2017). Consensus statement on concussion in sport—The 5th international conference on concussion in sport held in Berlin, British Journal of Sports Medicine. Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.1136/bjsports-2017-097699
  • Mucha, A., Collins, M. W., Elbin, R., Furman, J. M., Troutman-Enseki, C., DeWolf, R. M., ... Kontos, A. P. (2014). A brief vestibular/ocular motor screening (VOMS) assessment to evaluate concussions preliminary findings. American Journal of Sports Medicine, 40(10), 2479-2486. Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.1177/0363546514543775