Football Concussion Detection Sensors on ABC Good Morning America

ABC’s Good Morning America has released a video report covering the emerging technology of using helmet sensors to detect football concussion injuries. UConcussion’s very own Dr. Hotz is featured, pointing out that the technology is a welcome addition, and needs to be developed further for players of various ages. Watch the video at: http://abcnews.go.com/GMA/video/helmet-sensors-athletes-safe-25426937#.VBGfti7RXrA.email

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USA Football and KiDZ brings concussion prevention to coaches and ATC’s

UConcussion/KiDZ teamed up with USA Football this Wednesday at SunLife Stadium to bring safe playing methods to Miami-based coaches and athletic trainers. USA Football’s Andy Ryland and Chris Merritt discussed proper helmet fitting and tackling techniques, in addition to an interactive tackling simulation, demonstrating the methods necessary to prevent concussions. Making these safety techniques a […]

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NBC6 covers Daniel Brett Concussion

Following the widespread attention towards concussion awareness, NBC6 recently published the story about Daniel Brett; the teenage football player who suffered multiple, unreported concussions. Daniel suffered from a lack of proper concussion diagnosis and treatment for three years at the hands of well-intentioned – but uninformed doctors from other specialties – until his parents brought […]

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President’s Concussion Summit: In Review

Gillian Hotz, Ph.D., research professor of neurological surgery, Director of the UHealth Sports Medicine Concussion Program and of several programs at The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis, attended the White House Healthy Kids and Safe Sports Concussion Summit on May 29. Joining her were young athletes, coaches, parents, NFL players, military representatives and other stakeholders. […]

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