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Sports concussion seminar to be held in Buffalo area

A sport related concussion seminar will be held in the Buffalo area on January 4th to explore important safety issues pertaining to concussions and brain injury in sporting activities.

The event is presented by the Eastern Athletic Trainers Association and the New York State Athletic Trainers Association and is sponsored by Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Western New York. It will be held from 1 PM to 5 PM at the Niagara Convention Center.

This program is free and is intended for medical professionals, educators, coaches and parents of children in all sports.

The featured speaker is Kevin Guskiewicz, PhD, ATC-UNC, the distinguished professor and 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.

You can read the full release for this conference by clicking here



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