Preventing Concussions in Sports

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Kevin M. Guskiewiez, PhD, ATC spoke with parents, coaches and doctors about the importance of recognizing, learning from and managing concusisons in sports.

Recently, attention has been focused onhead injuries in organized sports. It is estimated that there are nearly 5 million sports related concussions in the United States each year.

Dr. Guskiewiez is the Kenan Distinguished Professor and founding director of the Matthew Gfeller Sport-Related Traumatic Brain Injury Research Center and the Center for the Study of Retired Athletes at The University of North Carolina at Chal Hill.

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