Concussion Information

E-Bulletin: Sports-Related Concussions and Brain Injury


Webinar “Knocking out Concussions in Sports”

October 20, 2016

10:00 am – 11:00 am MST

A concussion isn’t just a bump on the head; it’s a form of brain injury. And concussions from sports and recreation-related activities are a major health problem in Canada, particularly among youth.

Researchers Carolyn Emery & Brent Hagel are on a mission to reduce youth sports injuries by 20 per cent by 2020. Join this webinar to hear Carolyn and Brent share new findings from their studies on sports-related concussions – vital information for parents, athletes, sports enthusiasts and health advocates alike.

You’ll discover:

·        How and where concussions occur in sports

·        How targeted interventions can prevent concussions from happening in the first place

·        New treatments to help concussion patients recover faster.


Within the article there is a free Webinar that is available for anyone to register for.

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