1.6 - 3.6 Million
recreational & sports-related concussions occur each year in the United States alone.
of sports-related concussions take place without the individual losing consciousness.
of athletes with concussions return to play before they should, putting them at risk for additional injury.
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The Impact Report
The Impact Report with Michael Stuart, MD
Michael Stuart, MD, works diligently to improve concussion diagnosis, treatment and prevention for athletes As a father to hockey players and high school and collegiate football player himself, Michael Stuart, MD, Chief Medical Officer for USA Hockey and Chair of the Division of Sports Medicine at the Mayo Clinic, knows first-hand that it’s not always […]Read More
The Impact Report with Aynsley Smith
Aynsley Smith, PhD, RN, explains why everyone should embrace life and “respect the brain.”Read More
The Impact Report with Thomas Bottiglieri
Thomas Bottiglieri, DO, aims to fight concussion so current and future athletes can keep playing the sports they love, safely.Read More
The Impact Report with Jennifer Wethe
Jennifer Wethe, PhD, APBB-CN, takes a balanced approach to concussion awareness, treatment and management.Read More
The Impact Report with Willie Stewart
Willie Stewart, PhD, MBChB, stresses the importance of educating medical professionals about TBI.Read More
The Impact Report with William Levine
William Levine, MD, believes in teamwork — both for the athletes he treats and to answer big questions about concussion “Traumatic brain injury. Period. End of story.” That’s how Dr. William Levine describes “concussion” to the student-athletes he treats as Head Team Physician at Columbia University, in order to help them understand the gravity of […]Read More
The Impact Report with John Leddy
ICS President John Leddy, MD, FACSM, FACP, speaks on his goals for the future of the Society and what every health care provider should know about concussion.Read More
The Impact Report with Ken Shubin Stein, MD, MPH, MS, CPH, CFA
For Ken Shubin Stein, Chairman Emeritus of the International Concussion Society Board of Directors, concussions are a personal matter. As a result, he has pledged to dedicate the next phase of his professional career to advocating for concussion treatment and research.Read More