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Boston Sports Concussion Conference

The Center for the Study of Traumatic Encephalopathy (CSTE) and the Office of Continuing Medical Education at Boston University School of Medicine, in conjunction with the Sports Legacy Institute, Boston University School of Medicine Department of Neurosurgery and Brain Injury Foundation of Massachusetts is presenting a conference this Friday on sports concussions.

According to the conference sponsor’s, this conference will provide state of the art knowledge for healthcare providers, athletic trainers, and others, by providing a balanced mix of diagnostic, prevention, and intervention topics in the field of sports-related head trauma. The conference will feature detailed presentations from CSTE researchers whose work on Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy has recently been featured on 60 Minutes, HBO, Time Magazine, The New Yorker, the New York Times, and many other media outlets.

In addition, the conference will be covering: the Pathophysiology and Biomechanics of Concussion; Concussive and Subconcussive Trauma in Football (Lessons from Helmet Sensors); Youth Concussion Management; On the Field Management of Concussion; and Office-Based Clinical Management of Concussion.

Concussion Initiatives from the NFL and National Governing Bodies will be presented, as will new recommendations from Sports Legacy Institute to Improve the Safety of Football.

This conference is almost full.  Call the CME Office at (617) 638-4605 for space availability.



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