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brain injury awareness month
Honoring Brain Injury Awareness Month
March 30, 2021

In recognition of Brain Injury Awareness Month, CIRP highlights recent concussion-related blog posts and an upcoming concussion education opportunity:

Evaluating Head Impacts in High School Sports

Colin Huber discusses findings from a new CHOP study that analyzes gender differences in head impacts for four different high school sports.

A Goal of Health Equity in Pediatric Concussion Care

Learn about a new pilot grant awarded to the Minds Matter Concussion Program by the Center for Pediatric Clinical Effectiveness and PolicyLab at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Concussion in the Virtual Classroom: How We Can Support Our Students

CHOP Nurse Practitioner Roni Robinson offers strategies and resources to best support students with a concussion during the COVID-19 pandemic.

A Research Bridge to Connect Teen Driving Safety and Concussion in Adolescents

A new CHOP study found nearly half of teens that seek specialty care for a concussion resume driving within two weeks of their injury.

A Systematic Review of Scientific Papers with Head Impact Sensor Data

Dr. Declan Patton discusses key insights from his review of scientific papers with head impact sensor data.

Concussion Education Opportunity

The Minds Matter Concussion Program at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is partnering with the Bucks County Intermediate Unit #22 BrainSTEPS team and the Centennial School District to offer a virtual concussion education pop-up session for community partners. This virtual session is free and will provide Act 48 credits.

Thursday, April 8th from 1:30-2:30PM

Concussion and COVID-19: Getting Our Student Athletes Back on Track

Presented by CHOP Athletic Trainer Katherine A. Easby, DAT, LAT, ATC

This session will present the unique challenges student athletes may face when they return to learn and play during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Katherine Easby

Act 48 credits will be awarded to those who are interested once attendance is verified.