Concussion Saftey Night
Monday, June 11, 2012
Are you worried about your kids and the growing problem with concussions?
Westport PAL and SportsCAPP.com are hosting a free event with football specific concussion information presented by local concussion experts plus exhibits showcasing new technology to help identify possible head injuries on the field.
What: Concussion Safety Night
When: Thursday, June 14 from 7 - 9 PM
Where: Saugatuck Elementary School, Westport
Concussion info specific to football practice and play
Specific training techniques for coaches to reduce and prevent concussions
Local medical concussion specialists will answer questions from parents and coaches
An athletic trainer will also be available to answer questions on how AT scan help manage the sidelines for concussions and other sports injuries.
Opportunity for hands-on exploration of new technologies to address possible concussions right on the sidelines of practice or a game
7 pm Concussion education for coaches & how to best to manage players from the sidelines when an injury occurs by Katherine Snedaker, MSW, of www.SportsCAPP.com
7:45 pm Q & A with cookie refreshments with Dr. Mike Lee of Concussion Specialists of CT and Kristina Eilbacher, LATC, CSCS, the Westport PAL’s football Athletic Trainer from Performance Physical Therapy
8 pm Football Session: Carmen Roda, Westport PAL, will present his new research outlining the dramatic reduction of concussions with specific steps, drills, and techniques
Cheer Session: Katherine will present new research on girls’ concussions and hold a brainstorm session to develop safer training for girls’ cheer
For more information, visit SportsCAPP.com.