OCTOBER 2 TO 4, 2015, Place bonaventure
DR. DAVE ELLEMBERG,
Neuropsychologist, researcher and professor
at the Department of Kinesiology, Université de Montréal. Chairman of a (Quebec) government-mandated working group on concussion.
Saturday 3 october from 13h30 to 17h00
Conference in English
Sunday, October 4 from 13h30 to 17h00
Conference in French
Is mainly intended for Sports Medicine Specialists, pediatricians, general practitioners, athletic therapists, physiotherapists, kinesiologists, trainers and professionals working within a multidisciplinary sports medicine team.
Management of the athlete with concussion.Procedure for removing the person from the activity (decision-making algorithm).
Post-concussion intervention program and individualized plan for returning to the activity.
In a season, many young athletes suffer a concussion. Children, adolescents, and university students are as vulnerable as professional athletes. Students may also face learning difficulties when they return to school after suffering a concussion.
|||| Definition of concussion and cranio-cerebral trauma
|||| Causes of concussion
|||| Short- and long-term consequences
|||| Recognizing signs and symptoms
|||| Role and usefulness of protective equipment
|||| Strategies and prevention
|||| Drawing up a concussion management protocol