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Sport Concussion: Is There Evidence to Ban Football?
March 10, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Join us to hear Steve Broglio (Kinesiology) share information on sport concussion.
Steven Broglio PhD, ATC is an Associate Professor at the University of Michigan in the School of Kinesiology and Departments of Neurology and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. He is also Director of the NeuroTrauma Research Laboratory and member of the University of Michigan Injury Center. Dr Broglio’s training began at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2000 as a Certified Athletic Trainer, followed by a Master’s Degree from the University of Pittsburgh in 2002, and his Doctorate from the University of Georgia in 2006. His first faculty position was in the Department of Kinesiology and Community Health at the University of Illinois at Urban-Champaign from 2006 to 2011. He leads the University of Michigan Injury Center’s activities related to sport concussion.
Dr. Broglio has been conducting sport concussion research since 1999, in which he has continually focused on improving athlete health and safety through injury prevention, early recognition, and management. These efforts have been supported by the National Athletic Trainers’ Research and Education Foundation, the National Institutes of Health, the National Collegiate Athletic Association, and the Department of Defense and are chronicled in medical journals and book chapters. Dr Broglio was awarded the new investigator award by the National Athletic Trainers’ Association in 2011 and Fellowship in the American College of Sports Medicine in 2014.
Complimentary lunch is provided for those who register by noon, March 8.
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