Broglio Leads $30MM Concussion Study

5/29/14

The University of Michigan will play a leading role in the most comprehensive study of concussion and head impact exposure ever conducted.

The $30 million joint initiative between the National Collegiate Athletic Association and the U.S. Department of Defense will enhance the safety of student-athletes and service members. It was announced today at the White House Healthy Kids & Safe Sports Concussion Summit.

Steven Broglio, associate professor at the U-M School of Kinesiology and director of the NeuroTrauma Research Laboratory, is co-principal investigator of the NCAA-DoD Concussion Assessment, Research and Education (CARE) Consortium. He will co-chair the CARE operating committee and lead the Longitudinal Clinical Study Core, a prospective, multi-institution clinical research protocol whose aim will be to examine the natural history of concussion among NCAA athletes. (More)

Article written by Bernie DeGroat for Michigan News

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