Free Student Webinar: Hard-Hitting Research: Brain Injury Risk in Youth Football
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Free Student Webinar: Hard-Hitting Research: Brain Injury Risk in Youth Football

Mar 13, 2019

Thursday, March 28, 2019

12:00 - 1:00 p.m. EDT


ACSM’s Brown Bag series provides ACSM students an opportunity to learn more about the diverse scientific work ACSM members conduct. Sign up for this informal discussion with an ACSM member to hear more about what they study, the general research methodology they use and some of the interesting results of their research.

This presentation will provide an overview of current knowledge and unresolved questions pertaining to brain injury risk in youth football. He will highlight his research team’s efforts to advance our understanding of this topic through a multi-year investigation of head impact exposure and neurologic function of youth football players.

Presenter:
Dr. Thayne Munce, Ph.D., FACSM Associate Director of the Sanford Sports Science Institute

Dr. Munce performs research encompassing several areas of athletic health and performance with the goal of translating evidence-based knowledge into practical applications on the playing field and in the clinic. A primary focus of his work is investigating the risk of brain injury in sports – particularly in youth football. He and his research team also study athletic readiness and thermoregulation across multiple sports.

Register Now

Free Student Webinar: Hard-Hitting Research: Brain Injury Risk in Youth Football

Mar 13, 2019

Thursday, March 28, 2019

12:00 - 1:00 p.m. EDT


ACSM’s Brown Bag series provides ACSM students an opportunity to learn more about the diverse scientific work ACSM members conduct. Sign up for this informal discussion with an ACSM member to hear more about what they study, the general research methodology they use and some of the interesting results of their research.

This presentation will provide an overview of current knowledge and unresolved questions pertaining to brain injury risk in youth football. He will highlight his research team’s efforts to advance our understanding of this topic through a multi-year investigation of head impact exposure and neurologic function of youth football players.

Presenter:
Dr. Thayne Munce, Ph.D., FACSM Associate Director of the Sanford Sports Science Institute

Dr. Munce performs research encompassing several areas of athletic health and performance with the goal of translating evidence-based knowledge into practical applications on the playing field and in the clinic. A primary focus of his work is investigating the risk of brain injury in sports – particularly in youth football. He and his research team also study athletic readiness and thermoregulation across multiple sports.

Register Now

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Our Mission

The Greater New York Regional Chapter of the American College of Sports Medicine has set goals to

1)  Promote and advance professions related to the science of exercise as medicine;

2)  Build relationships that foster growth and collaboration with other organizations, physicians, scientists, and educators concerned with the science of exercise and related fields;

3)  Arrange mutual meetings of physicians, educators, clinicians and scientists;

4)  Make available post-graduate education in fields related to these sciences;

5)  Initiate, promote and correlate research in these fields;

Membership

 Benefits
- Discounts to Chapter meetings and events
- Newsletter highlighting chapter events and news
- Opportunities to present at meetings, forums and events
- Access to student scholarship and award programs
- Opportunities to network with exercise science, sports medicine, clinical exercise, and allied health professionals
- Information regarding regional graduate programs, internships, and job opportunities

Chapter Leadership

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Astrid Mel PhD, CSCS, HFS, CSN

Treasurer
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Aimee Layton, PhD

Secretary
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Mary Allison Williams PhD, EP-C,

President-Elect
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Patrick Davitt, PhD, CSCS, FACSM

Immediate Past President
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Heather Milton MS, RCEP, CSCS

President
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Neal Pire MA, CEP, CSCS, FACSM

Executive Director