Press Releases

The Dick’s Sporting Goods Foundation, ImPACT Applications and pro football star Drew Brees team up to bench concussions in youth sports

06/25/2012

Concussions continue to affect all levels of athletics in the U.S., with an estimated 3.8 million recreation and sports-related concussions occurring in professional, collegiate and youth sports each year.(1) According to the American College of Sports Medicine, approximately 85% of those concussions go undiagnosed.(2) The Dick’s Sporting Goods Foundation today announced that it has partnered…

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Sacramento health care providers and Wells Fargo announce Sacramento Valley Concussion Care Consortium

02/21/2012

Responding to the growing concern over the short and long-term effects of sports-related concussions, Wells Fargo’s Student Insurance Division, Kaiser Permanente, Mercy Neurological Institute, Sutter Health and UC Davis Health System have joined forces to establish the Sacramento Valley Concussion Care Consortium. The Consortium aims to improve identification and management of sports-related concussions and provide…

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Dr. Neal McGrath wins Journal of Athletic Training’s 2011 Clint Thompson Award

06/27/2011

CIC Dr. Neal McGrath of Sports Concussion New England (first CIC in New England) received the Journal of Athletic Training’s 2011 Clint Thompson Award for Clinical Advancement at the NATA annual meeting in New Orleans June 20 for his paper “Supporting the Student-Athlete’s Return to the Classroom After a Sport-Related Concussion.” This paper discusses the…

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