September 2021
Concussion News from the University of Michigan
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As the hub of concussion-related activity, the University of Michigan Concussion Center is proud to be located in the School of Kinesiology's newly renovated facilities in the heart of campus with immediate access to clinical and wet lab space. After renovation, the School of Kinesiology Building offers 26,000 sq. ft. of teaching and learning space and 36,000 sq. ft. of research space, all containing top-of-the-line equipment and amenities. This state-of-the-art facility represents a major step forward, with center members having dedicated offices, meeting space, and direct access to research laboratories.
What We're Up To
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2020-21 Annual Report

The U-M Concussion Center released its annual report for the 2020-21 fiscal year.

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Concussion Recovery Timeline

A study published by Center Director Steve Broglio and CARE Consortium colleagues shows normal concussion recovery time could take upwards of a month before an athlete can be cleared to play.

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View our free concussion resources, including a concussion certification course, signs and symptoms poster, videos, and links to previous Speaker Series presentations.
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Center Speaker Series

Dr. Stanley Herring from the University of Washington discussed why adding the word "persisting" into the concussion dialogue can offer patients hope during recovery.

Concussion Center Spotlight
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Faculty Spotlight: Kristen Schuyten

Kristen Schuyten is a physical therapy clinical specialist and the performing arts rehabilitation program coordinator at MedSport who specializes in treating performing arts patients.

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Concussion Modifiers

U-M School of Kinesiology PhD candidate Allyssa Memmini published research looking at factors that influence an adult's decision to allow child participation in contact sports.

Concussion in the News
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A study led by UC San Francisco researchers shows that CT scans for concussion patients provide critical information on long-term impairment and recovery potential.
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Gillian Brassil, a former Team USA swimmer and New York Times reporter, sheds some light on the hidden concussion risks artistic swimmers face and shares her own concussion experience.
Upcoming Events
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Dr. John Leddy (University of Buffalo) will join us in person on Thursday, October 28, 2021, for a hybrid Quarterly Speaker Series presentation "Concussion: Physiology Informs Treatment."
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Join us on Thursday, October 21, 2021 for an online panel discussion with national experts on concussion and what we know and don't know about long-term neurological outcomes.
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Michigan Concussion Quarterly News is a newsletter produced by the U-M Concussion Center. If you have any questions, contact the center communications team at [email protected].