Our talk with Coach Lee covers the vital angles of the issues mentioned here, from the state of things today to the future of student athletics. Tune in and find out why Hawaii is a progressive state in the nationwide battle to make sports safer for young people.
It’s not just NFL pro players who have to worry about concussive and repetitive sub-concussive injuries. Kids who play sports are being exposed to these traumas, too. Dr. Violet Horvath, Director of the Pacific Disabilities Center, along with our very own Anthony Carr, joined our host Mike Buck for today’s episode of the Gary Galiher Law Hour. Their conversation helps sheds light on the risks of these injuries and how to decrease them.
Our friends at the Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA) are on Capitol Hill, advocating for increased civilian and military access to care, funding for state programs, expanded brain injury research, and raising congressional awareness of brain injury-related issues.
We hosted quite the conference, last week. The CTE Conference 2016 brought together leading researchers and practitioners, to share the latest research related to chronic traumatic encephalopathy (or CTE for short), traumatic brain injuries (TBI), and sports safety.
Scientific advancements and a greater understanding of the issues that affect the health and safety of young athletes are key to reducing sports-related concussions in youth, reads Congress’s Youth Sports Concussion Act of 2013. States across the country have been quick to respond to the challenge of preventing student athlete injuries through implementing concussion management policy.