Concussions for regular people: yours vs. Sidney Crosby’s

When you’re an average Canadian with a concussion, your experience can feel quite different from what you read about those of pro athletes. 180 producer Kathryn Marlow knows this personally, and set out to determine the relationship between concussions in sport and concussions in daily life. The 180 with Jim Brown on CBC Radio. Concussions […]

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The NEW Concussion Awareness Training Tool (CATT) for Parents, Players & Coaches is now available online

In less than half an hour, coaches, parents and athletes can be ready for the impact a concussion can have on children and youth. This free online tool is now available as a resource for up-to-date educational training on the recognition, management and prevention of concussions. The CATT plays a vital role in supporting coaches, […]

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Seven Star Sports Helmet Order Forms for the Brain Injury Association of Canada

Seven Star Sports are booking all summer orders now. To ensure your choice of colours, sizes and ship date place your order today. Tarick Mirza Tel: 905-574-9270 Mobile: 905-741-9568 Fax: 905-574-7082 E-Mail: tarick1@sevenstarsports.com masoodmirza1@sevenstarsports.com tarick7star@hotmail.com Order Forms (Excel Files) 7SS-BIAC-BG-BIKE-HELMETS-ORDER-FORM-2013 7SS-BIAC-BG-MS-MESH-LYCRA-GLOVES-ORDER-FORM-2013 7SS-BIAC-BG-TODDLER-HELMET-ORDER-FORM-2013 7SS-BIAC-MS-ABS-TODDLER-HELMET-ORDER-FORM-2013 7SS-BIAC-PS-ICE-HOCKEY-HELMET+CAGE-ORDER-FORM-2013 7SS-BIACPS-ICE-HOCKEY-HELMET-ORDER-FORM-2013 7SS-BIAC-PS-KIDS-ICE-HOCKEY-MS-HELMET+CAGE-ORDER-FORM-2013 7SS-BIAC-PS-KIDS-ICE-HOCKEY-MS-HELMET-ORDER-FORM-2013 7SS-BIAC-PS-MS-STAR+STRIPES-GLOVES-ORDER-FORMS-2013 7SS-BIAC-PS-PH-MS-CSA-ASTM-T-ABS-HELMET-ORDER-FORM-2013 7SS-BIAC-PS-PROTECTIVE-PADS-ORDER-FORM-2013 7SS-BIAC-T-ABS-ASTM-MS+PS-DELUXE-VISOR-BIKE-HELMETS-ORDER-FORM-2013

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Concussion Clinic in the GTA

Storrie, Velikonja and Associates is proud to announce the opening of the SVA Concussion Clinic, a multidisciplinary community-based clinic offering assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of concussion (mTBI) and post-concussion syndrome. We provide ImPACT baseline and post-injury testing, and return-to-play/work/school clearances. To learn more, or to schedule an appointment, please contact our office at (905) 333-0072 […]

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Concussion Information and Resources

Brain Navigators Documentary examines female athletes and concussions Seven Star Sports Helmet Order Forms for the Brain Injury Association of Canada The Brain Injury Association of Canada (BIAC) is a Proud Partner of Concussions Ontario and the Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation Concussion Education Program for Coaches, Trainers, Athletes, and Parents as well as Sports Organizations The […]

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Invitation to Attend Hockey and Concussion Conference

I am writing on behalf of the Canadian Brain Injury and Violence Research Team, headed by Dr. Michael Cusimano at St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto. Our team is presenting a conference titled “Outcomes following Concussion in Hockey (OuCH!)” taking place on Sept 17 (this Saturday). The goal of this conference is to address the increasing […]

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Brendan Rogers attempts Mt Kilimanjaro to raise funds for brain injury/concussion research

Please support one of our own, Brendan Rogers, former Winnipeg Blue Bomber and Toronto Argonaut, as he prepares to climb Mt Kilimanjaro next month. Brendan is raising funds for the study of brain injury and concussion at BC Children’s Hospital Foundation. Please donate here. Brendan is planning to lead a team of former CFL’ers and […]

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Stopconcussions.com presents Up, Close and Personal with Keith Primeau and Friends

“Living with Concussions from a player’s perspective” Wednesday, May 4, 2011 Hockey Hall of Fame 10:30 AM OVERVIEW – PRESS CONFERENCE “We have a plan” stresses former Philadelphia Flyers captain, Keith Primeau, who will announce the official launch of stopconcussions.com. “With the increase in concussions and neurotrauma injuries, stopconcussions.com has been designed to educate players, […]

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Guidelines for Mild Traumatic Brain Injury and Persistent Symptoms

The Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation (ONF) is pleased to publically release the Guidelines for Mild Traumatic Brain Injury and Persistent Symptoms. Mild Traumatic Brain Injury (mTBI) is also known as concussion. The best practice for treatment of those who sustain a mTBI who do not experience spontaneous recovery is not clearly defined. ONF initiated this project […]

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HEAD STRONG, Fanelli 4 Brain Injury Awareness

Almost everyone knows about Lance Armstrong’s battle through cancer to prove that nothing can slow him down. His story has become one of inspiration to many around the world, including the Kitchener Rangers’ Ben Fanelli. That is why Ben in partnership with the Kitchener Rangers has developed HEAD STRONG, Fanelli 4 Brain Injury Awareness: a […]

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