Summer sports are here. They are beautiful things but they inherently come with risks. No surprise, sustaining a concussion is one of those risks. We've done a large amount of work on concussions in the past, and this blog post bundles all of that work into one location so you can easily and quickly get yourself up to speed on the latest and greatest developments. Get informed and head back to the field/gym/track/etc. Ready, set, go.
Traumatic Brain Injuries: What can recent research teach you? (Webinar recording)
Guest presenter Missy Fraser, MS, ATC, is currently in her third year of the Human Movement Science Doctoral program at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill under the direction of Dr. Kevin Guskiewicz. Fraser details the new developments in TBI research in a 60 minute webinar. Watch it now!
Concusssion Education, Legislation, and Preparedness (Research paper)
Concussion awareness has grown in recent years, thanks to costly lawsuits and growing legislation to prevent and protect athletes in the event of a concussion. Legislation varies by state, so your school must be informed in order to take precautions to limit liability, avoid lawsuits, and protect student athletes.
Concussions and Student Athletes (Infographic)
Quickly view important concussion stats in one place. Print the inforgraphic and hang it on your health center or athletic training room wall!
- Ten facts you should know about sport-related concussions
- Concussion prevention and response: High school winter sports
Missy Fraser is joining us at the Independent School Health Conference this July 29-31. Join us for her session on concussions and get continuing education credit while you're at it!