Clinical Care

Research

Outreach & Engagement

The vision of the Michigan Concussion Center is to unify diverse faculty and staff from across the University of Michigan in the relentless pursuit of concussion research, clinical care, and educational excellence.
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The Center’s structure revolves around three cores with distinct, yet mutually supportive functions:

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The Research Core functions as the Center’s foundation, supporting and integrating outstanding University of Michigan faculty to promote innovative research collaborations.

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The Clinical Core exists symbiotically with the other cores by identifying clinically relevant research questions, involving patient populations in research studies and translating cutting edge Research Core findings into clinical care and patient education

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The Outreach & Engagement Core will help support the mission of the Center and the University by translating research findings to key stakeholders and providing learning resources through externally directed platforms.

Three Perspectives on Simultaneously Creating Two Online Learning Experiences in Concussion Education

Three members of the Center for Academic Innovation team shared their thoughts about simultaneously developing two concussion-related online learning experiences for the Center.

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Understanding Sport-Related Concussion Teach-Out

Over the past decade, there has been a growing concern over possible long-term effects of concussions. In this Teach-Out, you will learn about concussions from leading experts from the fields of neurology, engineering, law, journalism, athletic training, and policy about concussion education and protocol. You will also learn from coaches, athletes, and parents who have experience working with sport-related concussions and discuss this critical issue with fellow Teach-Out participants.

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Michigan Sport-Related Concussion Training Certification

In this course, you will learn about five key components of sport-related concussions: identify medical emergencies, debrief the Michigan Youth Concussion Legislature, review rest and rehabilitation principles after a concussion occurs, understand the return to learn and return to school progressions, and finally become knowledgeable of the potential long-term consequences of head impact exposure on brain health. This course satisfies the state-mandated requirement for concussion training in the state of Michigan.

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