Protect the Player, Protect the Game
Started Oct 27, 2018
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About the Webinar
This webinar introduces an emerging public health topic – subconcussive brain damage. Dr. Kawata will highlight the several of notable events and introduce his works that aim to address: how many head impacts are safe enough for athletes?
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Meet the Presenter
Keisuke Kawata, Ph.D., ATC is a clinical neuroscientist and athletic trainer. He is an assistant professor in the Department of Kinesiology and Program in Neuroscience. In his laboratory at Indiana University, his team is currently conducting a wide array of subconcussion research in both field and laboratory settings, aiming to understand the short- and long-term effects of subconcussive brain damage and establish a clinical guideline to prevent chronic brain deficits in athletes and military service members.