SUNY Research Aims to Reduce Impact of Concussions
Sep09

SUNY Research Aims to Reduce Impact of Concussions

It’s football season again and thousands of athletes are suiting up across the nation to play one of the most popular sports in America. From recreational leagues to high school and college teams to professional-level organizations, the sport is played in varying intensities but with one very real danger: concussions. In fact, in the season opener for the New York Giants, starting cornerback Prince Amukamara was sidelined because of a...

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UB Faculty Awarded Grant by NFL Charities to Study Concussion Treatments
Nov02

UB Faculty Awarded Grant by NFL Charities to Study Concussion Treatments

University at Buffalo sports medicine researchers have been awarded $100,000 from NFL Charities to develop the most objective, scientific method of determining when an athlete who has had a concussion can safely return to play. NFL Charities, the charitable foundation of the National Football League owners, has awarded the 18-month grant to researchers at the Concussion Management Clinic in the Department of Orthopaedics, UB School of...

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A New Mindset: UB’s “Treadmill Test” Offers Answers into Post-Concussion Syndrome
Dec08

A New Mindset: UB’s “Treadmill Test” Offers Answers into Post-Concussion Syndrome

Sidney Crosby. Eric Lindros. Jim Kelly. All great athletes, and all three suffered severe concussions that experts say could potentially threaten their long-term health. Add John Syty to the list. Syty, ’11, joined the University at Buffalo’s Division I football team in 2007 as a walk-on. Improving after each of his first three seasons, the Clarence, N.Y., native was projected to start at middle linebacker for the Bulls for the 2011...

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