Congratulations to Paul Eliason on his successful PhD thesis defense: "Youth Ice Hockey Related Injury and Concussion: Informing Prevention Through Modifiable Risk Factors"
April 16, 2021
Congratulations to Patrick Pankow on his successful MSc thesis defense: "Heads Above the Rest: Examining Head Impacts in Canadian High School Football"
April 12, 2021
Dr. Jonathan Smirl and PhD candidate, Joel Burma, discuss their brain blood flow research.
Take a Listen
Check out episode 15 of the Pearls of Performance podcast, featuring the Sport Injury Prevention Research Centre Chair, Dr. Carolyn Emery!
October 13, 2020
Congratulations to Heidi Morrison and Ally Sobry on their poster awards at the McCaig Institute Summer Studentship Symposium!
Dr. Carolyn Emery's article "Concussion affects 1 in 10 youth athletes every year. Here's what needs to change." was published in The Conversation!
International Olympic Committee consensus statement: methods for recording and reporting of epidemiological data on injury and illness in sport 2020 (including STROBE Extension for Sport Injury and Illness Surveillance (STROBE-SIIS)) is now available!
Congratulations to Dr. Alberto Nettel-Aguirre on receiving the 2019 Global Child Health Award!
Special Edition Article
A special edition from JOSPT, focusing on concussion, has published Adapting the Dynamic, Recursive Model of Sport Injury to Concussion: An Individualized Approach to Concussion Prevention, Detection, Assessment, and Treatment (Schneider et al).
Featured in Campaign 401, Ash Kolstad, MSc student with the Sport Injury Prevention Research Centre, talks about his motivations and future goals for concussion research.
Patrick Pankow, MSc student with the Sport Injury Prevention Research Centre, featured in "Neumann's Notes: Pankow finds academic, football fit at UCalgary".
September 20, 2019
Drs. Kathryn Schneider, Fiona Clement and Amy Metcalfe discuss research and policy-making in health care.
May 1, 2019
Congratulations to Mathieu Chin, undergraduate researcher with the Sport Injury Prevention Research Centre, on his prestigious 3M National Student Fellowship!
The British Journal of Sports Medicine published a wonderful Inside Track profile on Sport Injury Prevention Research Centre Chair, Dr. Carolyn Emery.
Congratulations to Dr. Carolyn Emery and Dr. Amanda Black on their publication "Are Rule Changes the Low-Hanging Fruit for Concussion Prevention in Youth Sport?" in JAMA Pediatrics.
February 18, 2019
Free Concussion Course
The Sport Injury Prevention Research Centre has launched a new, on-line course to demystify concussion. The course, led by Dr. Kathryn Schneider, PhD, explains how everyone can play a role to prevent, identify and manage this type of traumatic brain injury. It also demonstrates how concussion management protocol can be adapted to the characteristics and resources of different sports and settings. This course is in collaboration with the Université of Laval.
February 5, 2019
2018 JOSPT Excellence in Research Award
Schneider et al were the recipients of the 2018 JOSPT Excellence in Research Award: We are honoured to have received the 2018 JOSPT Excellence in Research Award for our article titled: "Changes in Measures of Cervical Spine Function, Vestibulo-ocular reflex, Dynamic Balance and Divided Attention Following Sport-Related Concussion in Elite Youth Ice Hockey Players" which was published in the December 2018 issue of JOSPT. Thank you to all of the players, coaches, parents, research staff, clinicians and Hockey Calgary for their contributions to this study!
11 International Research Centres recognised by the International Olympic Committee for injury prevention and protection of athlete health.