CARE in the News

Dr. Steven Broglio, concussion expert, Assoc. Professor, Kinesiology ~ University of Michigan

by tacklingcollegesports@gmail.com | Oct 1, 2015 | Podcast Session #11 features an interview with Dr. Steven Broglio, Associate Professor, Kinesiology / Director, NeuroTrauma Research Laboratory ~ University of Michigan. Dr. Broglio is also affiliated with the Michigan Injury Center. In … Continue reading

Steve Broglio: DoD teams up with NCAA to research concussions

The Defense Department has teamed up with the National Collegiate Athletic Association to study the effects of concussions on service members and student-athletes. The project is run by a group of investigators dubbed the Concussion Assessment, Research and Education, or … Continue reading

New Project Looking into High School Concussions

As football season gets underway at schools across the area, player safety will be on a lot of parents minds, but there is a new project in the works trying to help out with this. NBC10’s Tim Furlong reports how … Continue reading

Pitt Baseball, Softball Teams Participate In New Concussion Study

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Varsity athletes at Pitt are participating in a large new study on concussions. Today, Pitt softball and baseball players participated in a battery of pre-season concussion evaluations. “Concussions, I mean, can happen any pitch. You can have … Continue reading

Save the Date

CARE Consortium Members, mark your calendars for the next CARE Consortium Investigator Meeting scheduled in Indianapolis, IN at the NCAA headquarters on November 16-17, 2015. More information coming soon.

CARE Monthly Webinar: QuesGen Tips & Tricks

A new series of 30-minute Webinars has been developed to coincide with the CSC monthly calls and to provide tips and tricks for working within the QuesGen data entry system. Janetta Matesan and Melissa Niceley (CARE Biostatistics and Data Management … Continue reading

Caring for cadets: Academy takes part in nation-wide concussion study

7/23/2015 – U.S. AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. — Hundreds of basic cadets lined up at the Air Force Academy July 13 to help experts learn more about head trauma. All Academy cadets are taking part in a three-year, $30M collaboration … Continue reading

NCAA, DoD Chip in Big Money for Extensive Concussion Study

More than 35,000 college athletes and cadets at U.S. service academies are helping researchers write a new, extensive and groundbreaking chapter in the study and tracking of concussions. With about $22 million in funding from the NCAA and Department of … Continue reading

A Gray Matter

Michael McCrea suspected that, when he and his wife sat together in their Milwaukee home in the fall of 2013 and watched “League of Denial,” the PBS documentary on concussions in football, they would be viewing it through a prism … Continue reading

Two-Minute Sideline Test Could Be Best Way to ID Concussions

A simple test can be done after a head injury and is a reliable way to quickly diagnose a concussion. Watch the Video >

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