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Sport Concussion Evaluation and Management

Fourth International Consensus Conference on Concussion in Sport: Personal Observations

A leading sports concussion neuropsychologist and researcher provides her personal observations on the 4th International Consensus Conference on Concussion in Sport, held in Zurich, Switzerland in November 2012.

Centers for Disease Control Taps MomsTEAM's Moser For Expert Concussion Panel

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has named MomsTEAM's expert sports concussion neuropsychologist Rosemarie Scolaro Moser, Ph.D., to its Pediatric Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Panel of Expertm which will develop clinical guidelines for the diagnosis and management of mTBI.  

Rosemarie Scolaro Moser, Ph.D (Sports Concussion Neuropsychologist): Helped Family "Get Their Daughter Back"

In recognition of April as Youth Sports Safety Month, MomsTeam asked 30 experts in 2012 to write a blog answering two questions: first, how or why did they get into their field, and second, how they have made a difference in the life of a youth athlete in the past year. Rosemarie Scolaro Moser, Ph.D

A. sports concussion neuropsychologist  tells how, through concussion education, proscribing a two week period of physical and cognitive rest,academic accommodations, and monitoring with cognitive testing, she helped one family get their concussed teenage daughter back.

Why Cognitive and Physical Rest After Concussion?

Sports concussion neuropsychologist Rosemarie Scolaro Moser, Ph. D.says student-athletes need to get cognitive and physical rest after a concussion in order to reduce the work the injured brain has to do in order to allow it time to heal.

Concussion Evaluation and Management: An Overview

Sports concussion neuropsychologist Rosemarie Scolaro Moser, Ph. D. provides an overview of the concussion evaluation and management process leading, hopefully, to a student-athlete's return to sports:

Youth Sports Concussions: Team Approach Needed

A team approach to concussion management in youth and high school sports, which includes a sports physician, neuropsychologist and athletic trainer, is optimal, especially given the vulnerability of youth to traumatic brain injury.

Concussion Risk Doesn't End with School Year

For an increasing number of kids these days, playing sports doesn't end with the school year.  If anything, the competitive intensity of all-star, tournament, travel ball, and sports camps during summer vacation means increased athletic exposures and risk of concussion.
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