Wednesday October 5th at 8:00 pm EST.
Duration 90 minutes
In coordination with Concussion Awareness Week, this webinar will highlight the amazing work being done by Athletic Therapists in the field of concussion and include presentations by a panel of concussion experts followed by a moderated discussion and Q&A Topics covered will include:
- Concussion assessment tools
- Dual tasking for assessment and rehabilitation
- Gender related differences in concussion injury
* Please note that this webinar will be presented entirely in English.
Panelist: Michael Robinson
Mike is an Assistant Professor at the University of Western Ontario, a Certified Athletic Therapist and Certified Athletic Trainer focused on the reliability and validity of concussion assessment. Mike holds a PhD in Health and Rehabilitation Science from Western University, a Masters in Athletic Training from Ohio University and a Bachelors of Applied Health Science in Athletic Therapy from Sheridan College.
Panelist: Katelyn Mitchell
Katie is an a PhD Candidate in the Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education at Wilfrid Laurier University with a research focus in motor control and concussion recovery and owner of Thrive NeuroSport Rehabilitation and Performance clinic. She is a Certified Athletic Therapist for Women's Para Hockey of Canada and has worked with Sledge Hockey Team Ontario, Rugby Canada Women's 15s, OUA Men's Rugby, and Parapan Am Games with a focus on neuromuscular determinants of concussion recovery.
Panelist: Loriann Hynes
Loriann is an Assistant Professor in the School of Kinesiology and Health Science at York University and a member of the York University Sport Medicine Team specializing in the area of biophysics and the relationship between concussion and whiplash injuries. She has been practicing as a Certified Athletic Therapist for 20 years and has also taught prospective AT’s at Sheridan College for 15 years.
Host: Amanda Black
Amanda is a Post doctoral Fellow in the Sport Injury Prevention Research Centre and the Integrated Concussion Research Program at the University of Calgary. She is also a CATA Certified Athletic Therapist who has previously worked within a wide variety of sports including hockey, volleyball, marathons, rugby, soccer, field hockey and netball.