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Sport Concussion Summit

The University of Michigan Injury Center Sport Concussion Summit is a day-long event on September 24, 2015.

Morning Sessions

"Lloyd Carr Luncheon 2013" by University of Michigan School of Dentistry -  Lloyd Carr on Concussion 

  Bailey, Laura. Former U-M coach Lloyd Carr to discuss head injury prevention . University Record. March 28, 2011. 

  Brudenell, Mike. Lloyd Carr addresses concussions, Brady Hoke, Jim Tressel. Detroit Free Press April 6, 2011. 

  Schulte, Anna. Carr discusses brain injury prevention. Michigan Daily April 5, 2011. 







Kevin GuskiewiczABOUT

Kevin M. Guskiewicz, PhD, ATC. UNC, EXSS. 

Kevin Guskiewicz, Senior Associate Dean for Natural Sciences. UNC.

Wikipedia: Kevin Guskiewicz.


Brady, Erik. 'Genius' concussion researcher tries to make football safer. USA Today 11/22/2011. 

Game Changer: Kevin Guskiewicz, Impact Investigator. TIME Magazine. 

Landau, Elizabeth. Concussion expert wins 'genius grant'. CNN September 20, 2011. 


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"Manager fitting a player" by Jeffrey Kintz, FlickrABOUT

Stefan Duma, Ph.D.; Harry C. Wyatt Professor and Head VT-WFU School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences

Stefan M. Duma, Google Scholar


Belson, Ken. Researchers Revise Helmet Rating System. New York Times January 29, 2013. 

Fainaru, Steve. Study: Many hockey helmets unsafe. ESPN (NHL) 3/30/2015. 

Nystrom, Lynn. PROFESSOR SEEKS WAY TO LIMIT CONCUSSIONS ON THE FOOTBALL FIELD. Spotlights on Achievement. Virginia Tech February 3, 2013. 

Phillips, Stone. A Hard-Hitting Story: Young Football Players Take Big-League Hits to Head. PBS April 2, 2012.

Solomon, Jon. College football safety gets shaped by research, including possible head-hit counts. Alabama Media Group January 04, 2013. 

Talbot, David. Stefan Duma, 34: Better virtual  crash dummies. (Innovators Under 35, 2006) MIT Tech Review.


Virginia Tech Helmet Ratings 


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Jeffrey Kutcher MD  ABOUT

Jeffrey Kutcher, MD – Sports Injuries and Concussions

Neurology: Jeffrey Kutcher MD


Testimony of: Jeffrey Kutcher, MD; University of Michigan, Department of Neurology Director, Michigan NeuroSport Chair, Section on Sports Neurology American Academy of Neurology Before the United States House of Representatives Committee on the Judiciary Field Hearing: “Legal Issues Relating to Football Head Injuries, Part II” January 4th, 2010; Detroit, MI 


Amick, Sam. Klay Thompson's uncertain status highlights lack of understanding on concussions. USA TODAY Sports 9:05 a.m. EDT June 2, 2015. 

Chengelis, Angelique S.  UM neurologist warns of concussion misinformation. The Detroit News 6:24 p.m. EDT October 9, 2014.

Chone, Max; Dillingham, Ian. One week later, physicians silent on Morris concussion. Michigan Daily October 2, 2014. 

Henderson, Stephen.  Concussions and Consequences: How is sports medicine addressing the issues of concussions? [audio] WDET Sept. 1, 2015

Michigan Athletics. NCAA and the Olympics: Michigan's Dr. Jeffrey Kutcher making a difference as team doctor in Sochi. NCAA Feb 8, 2014 13:50 EST. 

Nowinski, Chris. Concussion Dangers for All Athletes [video]. February 28, 2011. 

Otman, Haley. Does Concussion Impact Men and Women Differently? JULY 24, 2015. 

Wolverton, Brad. In Football, Stigma of Concussion Creates Incentives to Hide It. Chronicle of Higher Education March 2, 2015. 


Twitter: @JeffreyKutcher 

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Michael McCrea (by Dan Bishop)  ABOUT

Michael McCrea, PhD, ABPP-CN; Professor of Neurosurgery and Neurology; Director of Brain Injury Research

Brainline: Michael McCrea, PhD 

Michael McCrea, PhD, ABPP


Michael A. McCrea. Mild Traumatic Brain Injury and Postconcussion Syndrome: The New Evidence Base for Diagnosis and Treatment (AACN Workshop Series). 


Kirchen, Rich. Medical College's McCrea wins another round, $500,000 in NFL/GE Head Health Challenge. Milwaukee Business Journal Jul. 23, 2015. 

Korosec, Kirsten. How does Milwaukee stand out? : Renowned physicians and state-of-the-art facilities put Milwaukee on the ‘A’ list when it comes to health care. GM Today August 2010.

McDonough, Victoria Tilney; King, Brian. Longer Recovery Time Needed for Younger Brain? [video]. BrainlineKids. 

McDonough, Victoria Tilney; King, Brian. PTSD and mTBI: Teasing Out the Differences for Treatment [video]. BrainlineMIlitary. 

McDonough, Victoria Tilney; King, Brian. Single Versus Cumulative Concussion [video]. BrainlineMIlitary.

McDonough, Victoria Tilney; King, Brian. Should You Let Your Child Play Contact Sports? BrainlineKids.

Meulemans, Tim; Allan, Lance. Local doctor working with NFL to study concussions [video]. Today's TMJ4 November 16, 2012.  

Walker, Don. In sports, concussion a growing foe. Milwaukee-Wisconsin Journal Sentinel Dec. 13, 2010.

Walker, Don. Concussion research grant goes to Medical College of Wisconsin doctor. Milwaukee Wisconsim Journal Sentinel Jan 23, 2014.  

WTMJ News Team. Medical college neurologist talks more about NFL concussion issue [video]. WTMJ NOV 18, 2013. 

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Christopher Randolph  ABOUT 

Christopher Randolph, PhD


HealthDay. Validity of Baseline Concussion Tests Questioned; 'False-negative' results could endanger injured players, researcher says. US News & World Report: Health June 11, 2011. 

Keilman, John. Study casts new doubts on football links with CTE: But Loyola researcher sees signs of other cognitive problems. Chicago Tribune August 07, 2013. 

Loyola University Health System. Does baseline concussion testing really reduce risks to athletes?. ScienceDaily, 1 June 2011. 

Springen, Karen. What We Know, and Don’t Know, About Concussions. Chicago Magazine Aug. 5, 2011. 

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