4th Matthew Gfeller Sport-Related Neurotrauma Symposium

March 3-4, 2017

More Information on Presentations and Speakers Forthcoming

This symposium will provide physicians, athletic trainers and therapists, and other allied health care professionals with a comprehensive overview of sport-related neurotraumatic injuries, with an emphasis on sports-related mild traumatic brain injuries, concussions, and cervical spine injuries. The attendee will gain information relevant to the identification, evaluation, management, and rehabilitation of injured patients.

Learning Objectives
The information presented at this educational activity will:

  • Provide comprehensive, educational updates on concussion in youth sports
  • Provide diagnostic and management techniques for sport-related neurotraumatic injuries.
  • Identify methods to reduce the risks and consequences of sport-related neurotraumatic injuries in young athletes.

Sponsorship Statement
Jointly sponsored by the Department of Exercise and Sport Science, the Matthew A. Gfeller Sport-Related Traumatic Brain Injury Research Center, and the College of Arts & Sciences at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Disclosure Statement
In accordance with the Matthew Gfeller Center’s policies, everyone involved in planning or presenting this educational activity will be required to disclose any relevant financial relationships with commercial interests in the healthcare industry, and this information will be made available to participants at the start of the activity. In addition, speakers who incorporate information about off-label or investigational use of drugs or devices will be asked to disclose that information at the beginning of their presentation.

ADA statement
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is committed to equality of educational opportunity and does not discriminate against applicants, students, or employees on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran’s status, or sexual orientation. If you require reasonable accommodations for a disability in order to participate fully in this continuing education activity, please call 919-962-0409 or email egrand@unc.edu no later than February 1, 2017.


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