Sport Concussion: From Bench to Bedside

Presentation:

Sport Concussion: From Bench to Bedside

CEUs:

1.00

Date:

Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013

Time:

11:00am-12:15pm CST

Cost:

$15/NATA member or $25/Non-members

Presenter:

 
Steven P. Broglio, PhD, ATC 

Bio:

Dr. Steven Broglio is an associate professor of Kinesiology, Director of the Neurotrauma Research Laboratory, and a member of the NeuroSport concussion group at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.  His research is focused on improving athlete health and safety through the prevention, early recognition, and treatment of sport related concussions. Dr Broglio was awarded the National Athletic Trainers’ Association Young Investigator Award in 2011 and is presently chairing the upcoming National Athletic Trainers’ Association’s position statement on concussion management.      

Abstract:

The identification and assessment of sport related concussions continues to be at the forefront of the athletic training profession.  This presentation will outline our current understanding of concussion biomechanics, the acute effects of the injury, and how concussive and sub-concussive impacts may influence later life functioning. 

Clinical Objectives:

  • At the conclusion of this presentation, the learner will be able to:
  • Understand the location and magnitude of head impacts
  • Know the appropriate tools and their limitations for acute injury management
  • Understand the relationship between concussion and long term cognitive health

Athletic Training Domain:

Injury/Illness Prevention and Wellness
Clinical Evaluation and Diagnosis
Immediate and Emergency Care

Course Level:

Advanced level
:  Sport Concussion: From Bench to Bedside

Keywords:

Sport concussion, biomechanics, postural control, symptoms, neurocognitive function, gait, electrophysiology

 
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