For over 90 years, the medical community has considered the idea that repeated injuries to the brain may cause long-term neurological and psychological impairment or damage. Recently, there has been public debate about the risk of participating in contact sports. This interest has been fueled by reports of high-profile professional athletes who experienced a progressive […]
Our membership includes neuropsychologists that are actively involved in concussion management efforts at the amateur and professional levels. Moreover, SNS functions as a resource for professionals and lay audiences that need access to appropriately trained and experienced sports neuropsychologists.
LOS ANGELES — An image of a concussed brain fills the computer screen, with shredded nerve cells lit up in red and orange. As Dr. Christopher Giza watches, the brain rotates. A time-lapse film shows the damaged cells cooling to green and blue as they slowly heal. This advanced imaging technique offers a rare look […]