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DCoE Webinar Preview: Concussion, Winter Sports

By Myron J. Goodman, DCoE Public Affairs on February 04, 2016

2016 Webinar Series: Defense Centers of Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury (DCoE), Feb. 11, 2016, 1-2:30 p.m. (ET): Concussion and Winter Sports

As football ends, ice hockey and other winter sports are in full swing, making it a great time to explore the topic of concussion. The next Defense Centers of Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brian Injury (DCoE) webinar will focus on ice hockey and how it can lead to mild TBI, or concussion, 1-2:30 p.m. (ET) Feb. 11.

Webinar participants will learn:

  • The patterns, causes and effects of winter sports concussion with a primary focus on ice hockey
  • Prevention interventions including education, protective gear and rule changes in organized sports
  • Educational resources to reduce the risk, incidence, severity and consequences of concussion in ice hockey

Presenters
Jason P. Mihalik, Ph.D., CAT(C), ATC
Assistant Professor, Department of Exercise and Sport Science
Co-Director, Matthew A. Gfeller Sport-Related Traumatic Brain Injury Research Center
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Erin B. Wasserman, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Exercise and Sport Science
Matthew A. Gfeller Sport-Related Traumatic Brain Injury Research Center
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Moderator
Scott Livingston, Ph.D., PT, ATC, SCS
Director of Education
Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center
Silver Spring, Maryland

Continuing Education
Continuing education credit is available from Professional Education Services Group. You must register by 3 p.m. (ET) Feb. 11, to qualify for the receipt of continuing education credit.

The award of continuing education credit is limited to health care providers who actively provide psychological health and traumatic brain injury care to U.S. active-duty service members, reservists, National Guardsmen, military veterans and their families.

Registration
Sign up for the webinar today.

Once registered, you may use Adobe Connect or Defense Collaboration Services to attend the webinar.

If you have questions or need assistance, please email the DCoE webinar team.


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