Category Archives: youth

July .7 .2014

New Guidelines for Youth Concussion

The Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation released important new guidelines to help caregivers, health care workers, and sports officials diagnose and manage concussions in youth. Dr. Roger Zemek of the...
June .6 .2014

Concussion and Young Athletes

Hockey is a cornerstone of Canadian culture, generating passion and pride across the country. Back-to-back Olympic gold for both our men’s and women’s teams are inspiring a new generation of players....
April .17 .2014

TBI Linked to Mental Health Problems in Teens

New research has found that teenagers who suffer a traumatic brain injury (TBI) have a significantly higher risk of attempting suicide, being bullied, and seeking help for mental health issues. They...
February .26 .2014

8 Reasons Why Kids Should Play Contact Sports

Should you enroll your kids in contact sports? It’s a question more and more parents are struggling to answer. Not surprising, given the vast body of research highlighting the dangers of concussions...
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