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Lessons from the Playing Field: The Impact and Scope of Childhood Sports Injuries

Thursday, January 24, 2013
4:30 PM to 5:45 PM

Susannah Briskin

Susannah Briskin, MD
Pediatric Sports Medicine, University Hospitals Case Medical Center

Amanda Weiss Kelly

Amanda Weiss-Kelly, MD
Director, Pediatric Sports Medicine, University Hospitals Case Medical Center

Mary Solomon, DO
Pediatric Sports Medicine, University Hospitals Case Medical Center

Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Community Studies Center (formerly Mandel Center for Nonprofit Organizations)
Room 115

Download a policy brief on childhood sports injuries.

Recent injury trends and developmental risks for children and teens, common concussion signs and symptoms, treatment, and recovery, as well as a review of HB 143 and its implications for parents, coaches, and future policy efforts, will be discussed.

Community Respondents:
Jim Doyle
Director of Athletics, Hawken School

Beth Tsvetkoff, JD
Executive Director, Ohio Alliance of YMCAs

Schubert Conversations on Children in Research, Policy, and Practice are monthly seminars featuring cutting-edge research by CWRU faculty, with corresponding commentary by local professionals. These events stimulate an ongoing dialogue about child-related research, policy, and practice among faculty, students, policy experts, advocates, and professionals from Northeast Ohio. Light refreshments will be served. All are welcome. 

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Co-sponsored by Cleveland Council of Independent SchoolsCWRU Athletics, and the National Youth Sports Program.

For more information, contact the Schubert Center.

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