Welcome to the KiDZ Neuroscience Center.
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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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 […]
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 […]
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.
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/
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 […]
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 […]
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