Category: Brain Injury

Brain Injury


Study Looks at TBI’s Effect on Kids’ Emotional Processing

Jean Lengenfelder, PhD, of Kessler Foundation, received a 2-year $168,001 grant from the New Jersey Commission on Brain Injury Research to study the impact of traumatic brain injury (TBI) on the ability of children to reliably process the emotions of others, Kessler Foundation reports.

Texas Youth Football & Cheer Association Require HitCheck Baseline Testing for All Athletes to Return to Play

Texas Youth Football & Cheer Association (TYFA) announces, on National Concussion Awareness Day, that HitCheck, a mobile cognitive assessment tool that allows clinicians and trainers to baseline and assess athletes at anytime from anywhere, will be required for each player prior to beginning their season.

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HeadCheck Health Now Offers CrashCourse Concussion Curriculum to Athletes Across Canada

HeadCheck Health and TeachAids has launched a partnership to offer the interactive CrashCourse: Concussion Education platform online through all HeadCheck products. The Alberta Female Hockey League, a HeadCheck Health customer, will be fully interacting with CrashCourse through the platform, according to an announcement.

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How Soon Can People Get Behind the Wheel After a Concussion?

Even after all of their symptoms are gone, people who have had a concussion take longer to regain complex reaction times, the kind you need in most real-life driving situations on the road, according to a preliminary study presented recently at the American Academy of Neurology’s Sports Concussion Virtual Conference.

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