Alberto Nettel-Aguirre

Monique de St. Croix BA, BEd

Alberto Nettel-Aguirre

Alberto Nettel-Aguirre collaborates with the ICRP and has consulted on various projects within it. He has a BSc in Applied Mathematics, MSc in Statistics (99) and PhD Statistics (2005) from the University of Calgary. Currently he is working with the ICRP on the Implementation of the MNCY Clinical Pathway for Acute Care of Pediatric Concussion: Uptake, Outcomes, and Health Care Impacts project. In addition to his ICRP related work he works on the CHILDNEPH project, Transition from paediatric care to adult care project, Trends In Oxygen Saturation In Healthy Term Infants In The First Few Days Of Life: The "TOST" Study, Impact of School closure on children's networks, among others. He is an accredted Professional Statistician "PStat" of the Statistical Society of Canada.


Publications: PubMed

Notable concussion related publications: 

Concussion Burden, Recovery, and Risk Factors in Elite Youth Ice Hockey Players.

Schneider KJ, Nettel-Aguirre A, Palacios-Derflingher L, Mrazik M, Brooks BL, Woollings K, Blake T, McKay C, Lebrun C, Barlow K, Taylor K, Lemke N, Meeuwisse WH, Emery CA.

Clin J Sport Med. 2018 Oct 8. doi: 10.1097/JSM.0000000000000673. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID:    30300143


What strategies can be used to effectively reduce the risk of concussion in sport? A systematic review.

Emery CA, Black AM, Kolstad A, Martinez G, Nettel-Aguirre A, Engebretsen L, Johnston K, Kissick J, Maddocks D, Tator C, Aubry M, Dvořák J, Nagahiro S, Schneider K.

Br J Sports Med. 2017 Jun;51(12):978-984. doi: 10.1136/bjsports-2016-097452. Epub 2017 Mar 2. Review.


A double-blind, placebo-controlled intervention trial of 3 and 10 mg sublingual melatonin for post-concussion syndrome in youths (PLAYGAME): study protocol for a randomized controlled trial.

Barlow KM, Brooks BL, MacMaster FP, Kirton A, Seeger T, Esser M, Crawford S, Nettel-Aguirre A, Zemek R, Angelo M, Kirk V, Emery CA, Johnson D, Hill MD, Buchhalter J, Turley B, Richer L, Platt R, Hutchison J, Dewey D.

Trials. 2014 Jul 7;15:271. doi: 10.1186/1745-6215-15-271.


Cervicovestibular rehabilitation in sport-related concussion: a randomised controlled trial.

Schneider KJ, Meeuwisse WH, Nettel-Aguirre A, Barlow K, Boyd L, Kang J, Emery CA.

Br J Sports Med. 2014 Sep;48(17):1294-8. doi: 10.1136/bjsports-2013-093267. Epub 2014 May 22.


Risk of injury associated with body checking among youth ice hockey players.

Emery CA, Kang J, Shrier I, Goulet C, Hagel BE, Benson BW, Nettel-Aguirre A, McAllister JR, Hamilton GM, Meeuwisse WH.

JAMA. 2010 Jun 9;303(22):2265-72. doi: 10.1001/jama.2010.755.