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The 2021 Canadian Concussion in Sport Virtual Symposium

Changing the Game with Data

Session 1: New research findings: what the data says

Keynote: Concussions in High Performance Sport

Suzanne Leclerc MD, Ph.D. Dip. Med. Sport, Chief Medical Officer, Institut national du sport du Québec


Peer-to-Peer Education Model in Sport and Special Olympics Collaboration

Nick Reed, PhD, MScOT, OT Reg. (Ont.), University of Toronto


Sex and Gender Differences in Concussions

Reema Shafi, PhD, OT Reg. (Ont.), University of Toronto


The Blue Card: A Data-Driven Model for Rule Changes

Jackie Tittley, Manager of Training and Education, Rugby Canada


Session 2: Looking ahead: using data to inform practice

Panel: Data Collection in Sport and How to Get Started

  • Shelina Babul, PhD, Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, The University of British Columbia
  • Stephanie Cowle, Director, Knowledge Translation, Parachute (panel moderator)
  • Kyle Hunter, Sport Coordinator, Waterski and Wakeboard Canada
  • Brandy Tanenbaum, Program Coordinator, Centre for Injury Prevention Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

The Connection Between Skill Proficiency and Concussions

Aaron Geisler, Director of Sport, Football Canada


Concussion Care without Borders

  • Peter Leyser, Executive Director, Boccia Canada
  • François Prince, PhD, department of surgery, Faculty of medicine, University of Montreal

Michael Ellis BSc, MD, FRCSC, University of Manitoba


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Last updated on August 30, 2021