As the minor hockey season shifts into playoff mode across British Columbia, there is yet more alarming medical evidence of the extent of the brain injuries that Canada’s game inflicts on kids.
A new study reveals that individuals with traumatic brain injury (TBI) have significantly more difficulty with gist reasoning than traditional cognitive tests. Using a unique cognitive assessment developed by researchers at the
Sports-related concussion in adolescents is a major public health issue; however, little is known about the underlying changes in functional brain connectivity. We evaluated connectivity of resting-state brain networks to determine whether
Obama to host a White House summit on growing concerns over sports head injuries – The Washington Post
Chatting about football in the Blue Room of the White House this week with President Obama, Maria Hanes brought up the Chicago Bears’ 1985 Super Bowl champion quarterback Jim McMahon — only
Combining whole-brain voxel-wise analysis with in vivo tractography of diffusion behavior after sports-related concussion in adolescents: a preliminary report
Abstract We have previously shown that sports-related concussion in adolescents is associated with changes in whole-brain properties of white-matter pathways. Here, we assess local changes within these pathways. Twelve adolescents with a
Shea Emry makes his living being dominant. The Toronto Argonauts middle linebacker has the brute strength to face a hulking offensive lineman head-on and is quick enough to track down a speedy
When is the last time you did absolutely nothing for 10 whole minutes? Not texting, talking or even thinking? Mindfulness expert Andy Puddicombe describes the transformative power of doing just that: Refreshing
Barbara Arrowsmith-Young is the Creator and Director of Arrowsmith School and Arrowsmith Program, and the author of the international best-selling book The Woman Who Changed Her Brain (www.barbaraarrowsmithyoung.com/book). She holds a B.A.Sc.
Safety, empathy, determination, collaboration and growth.
Improving the quality of life for people who have suffered brain injuries, acquired brain injuries, or concussions.
To provide programs, delivered by specialists, for the purpose of helping people with brain injury to improve and reclaim their lives to the fullest.