Friday, 30 March 2012 09:58
Summer Ott, a neuropsychologist and an authority on sports concussions, joined Ironman Sports Medicine Institute at Memorial Hermann in Houston as it sports concussion program director.
Monday, 19 March 2012 10:21
Cleveland Clinic and Case Western Reserve University have partnered to operate the Cleveland Traumatic Neuromechanics Consortium, according to a report from The Plain Dealer.
Thursday, 08 March 2012 11:23
Andrews Institute for Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine in Gulf Breeze, Fla., announced a partnership with the Child Neurology Center of Northwest Florida to enhance its concussion management protocol.
Wednesday, 07 March 2012 10:05
The Defense Department's U.S. Army Medical Research and Material Command has awarded Michael McCrea, PhD, director of brain injury research at Medical College of Wisconsin, $1.9 million over the next three years to study concussions among military personnel, according to a Milwaukee-Wisconsin Journal Sentinel report.
Monday, 27 February 2012 15:38
Alexander Vaccaro, MD, PhD, a spine surgeon with Rothman Institute in Philadelphia and vice chairman of the department of orthopedics at Thomas Jefferson Hospital, discusses spinal injuries in athletes. Dr. Vaccaro recently worked with Pittsburgh Penguins' Sidney Crosby after spinal injury was suspected.
Published in Spine
Thursday, 16 February 2012 11:22
Properly fitting helmets can decrease the risk of losing consciousness after sustaining a concussion during football games, according to an American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine news release.
Friday, 03 February 2012 14:48
Here are the findings from eight studies and reports about concussions. The studies were published in the American Journal of Sports Medicine unless otherwise noted.
Monday, 30 January 2012 13:17
A new study published in the American Journal of Sports Medicine examined the epidemiology of concussions among high school athletes.
Friday, 27 January 2012 11:35
Tulane University in New Orleans has joined the NFL Neurological Care Program, which provides services for retired football players who suffer from neurological conditions, according to a WWL news report.
Wednesday, 25 January 2012 10:59
The National Operating Committee on Standards for Athletic Equipment has awarded more than $845,000 for new research in sports-related concussions and head injuries, according to an organization news release.