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Doc's NYC Lacrosse Coaches & Parents' Workshop
Monday May 12, 2014
7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
550 First Avenue - Alumni Hall B
New York, NY 10016
In an effort to improve the safety of youth sports, the NYU Langone Concussion Center in collaboration with Doc's NYC Lacrosse and SPEAR Physical Therapy will hold an educational coaches and parents' workshop. Guest speaker, Stephen Peyser, professional lacrosse player with the Long Island Lizards, will discuss the impact of concussion on youth athletes. The workshop will also feature NYU Langone Concussion Center experts: Drs. Warren Young, MD and Brian Im, MD. In addition, Dave Endres, PT, MS, will speak to his experience as the parent of a youth athlete who sustained a concussion.
Please join us for an interactive presentation and discussion about how to protect our athletes!
At the end of this event, you will understand:
- Definition and prevalence of concussion
- Signs and symptoms of concussion
- Side line assessment tools
- Your role as a coach and/or parent
- Rehabilitation for athletes with persisting symptoms
There is no fee associated with the event. Light dinner will be provided.
Head Games Screening
A screening of Head Games: The Global Concussion Crisis took place on Thursday, February 27, 2014.
Head Games: The Global Concussion Crisis is a revealing documentary from acclaimed director Steve James (Academy Award-nominated Hoop Dreams, Emmy Award winning The Interrupters), featuring 45 minutes of never-before-seen footage of neurological findings related to rugby and soccer players that will serve as a wake-up call for those who think that the devastating chronic effects of repetitive head trauma are only a football and boxing injury.
For more information, please click here.
CME Course: Concussion in Sport
Held on Friday, February 28, 2014, this one-day course addressed identification of people with concussions, epidemiology and clinical outcomes, emerging neuroimaging technologies to study and better understand concussion, rehabilitation and other medical means of treating concussion, pitfalls of existing neurocognitive batteries regarding return to play, guidelines for return to play, and special education accommodations required for injured students.
Time: 7:00am – 4:30pm
The Concussion Center marked its launch on March 19th, with an educational community symposium "Head Injuries and Concussion in Sports: What You Need To Know". Our own NYU Langone concussion experts as well as guest speaker Adam Graves—two-time Stanley Cup champion and former New York Ranger and NHL All-Star—spoke about the concussion prevention and decreasing risk, the New York Concussion Legislation, on-field assessment and “Return to Play” and “Return to Learn” guidelines, among other topics. Watch lecture here.
NYU Langone's Center for Musculoskeletal Care and its Sports Performance Center host free, regular lectures on health and fitness, including sports-specific events on improving athletic performance, injury prevention, and sports nutrition. Learn more or register for these events on the CMC Lecture Series webpage.