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The University of Miami KiDZ Neuroscience Center is dedicated to reducing the number of children and adolescents that sustain brain and spinal cord injuries.

Our programs provide "safety through the ages" - safety education for each stage of your child's growing years, making physical well-being a fun, daily activity.

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VIDEO: 2014 Walk to School Day Recap

The article below was extracted from the Winter 2014 WalkStreet Journal newsletter. To read more articles like this, subscribe to our quarterly newsletter. Walk to School Day is a nationally and internationally celebrated yearly event held every October, where schools, teachers, and parents gather together to spread the importance of walking safely – not just to school, […]

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Chris Nowinski meets with UConcussion and WQAM Sports Radio 560

This Thanksgiving weekend, Chris Nowinski, president of the Sports Legacy Institute (SLI), met with the UConcussion team and WQAM Sports Radio 560 to speak about the work and research currently ongoing at SLI. WQAM’s commentator Don Bailey Jr. interviewed Chris about Sports Legacy’s program, its studies, and SLI’s development of preventative measures to protect athletes […]

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BikeSafe featured in Accident Analysis & Prevention Journal

BikeSafe has had a presence at several conferences this fall, including a presentation about the BikeSafe and WalkSafe programs at the 2014 Florida American Planning Association (APA) Conference in Jacksonville this September, as well as a round table discussion at the 2014 American Public Health Association (APHA) Conference in New Orleans this November. BikeSafe will […]

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Halloween safe walking tips

We want to help keep you and your family safe this Halloween, and have put together a flyer with safe walking tips. Feel free to print out copies and share it with your friends, family, and neighbors.

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UHealth Concussion Clinic featured on CBS4

CBS Miami’s Walter Makaula has released a video report about Dr. Hotz and Dr. Nedd’s work at the UHealth Sports Medicine’s clinic for managing concussions in student athletes. Watch the video at: http://miami.cbslocal.com/2014/10/09/youth-athlete-concussions/

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Walk to School Day 2014

Walk to School Day is a nationally and worldwide celebrated event bringing schools, community partners and leaders together to raise awareness about the health benefits of walking to and from school. This year, the University of Miami WalkSafe Program and Hibiscus Elementary cordially invite you to join the celebration and raise awareness about pedestrian safety […]

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Miami-Dade Public Schools Raps about Concussion Safety

UConcussion visited G. Holmes Braddock High School to film student Terry “Chopper” Hilton performing “Look Look, Concussion,” an original rap by Terry about the importance of taking yourself out of play when you have a concussion. Watch the video at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tqd-8CbDY7U Special thanks to: Miami-Dade County Public Schools G. Holmes Braddock High School Daniel Brotons Letty […]

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