Outreach & Engagement
The NCAA reached settlement terms in the Arrington vs. NCAA consolidation case. The terms include $70 million earmarked for concussion testing and diagnosis for NCAA student-athletes.
Doctors, engineers, and researchers from Michigan Medicine; College of Literature, Science, and the Arts; College of Engineering; and the Michigan Concussion Center have developed a noninvasive way to measure brain cell distress. The new device is comprised of optical fibers delivering infrared light to the forehead in order to measure brain metabolites associated with a head injury.
Clinical Associate Director Dr. Andrea Almeida responds to a Mid-Michigan News report on the increased number of head injuries at the high school sports level and comments on the vital role athletic trainers play at high school sporting events and practices.