Fourth Annual National Summit on Concussion and Other Athletic Injuries in Los Angeles

SCI hosted the Fourth Annual National Summit on Concussion and Other Athletic Injuries in Los Angeles, California on May 14, 2010. This year’s summit represented a common effort by the national and international scientific communities, clinical practitioners, and numerous local stakeholders to advance state-of-the-art prevention, assessment, treatment research, scientific evidence and education to clinicians, parents, ATCs, coaches, administrators, and policy advocates involved with sports-induced concussion and orthopedic injuries. The Summit was designed to achieve a balanced representation of topics relating to basic sciences and evidenced-based clinical practice.

Third Annual National Summit on Concussion and Other Sports Medicine Injuries in Los Angeles

SCI hosted the Third Annual National Summit on Concussion and Other Sports Medicine Injuries in Los Angeles, California on May 15, 2009. This year’s theme reflected cross-cutting and timely presentations and discussions regarding prevention, treatment, management, and the state of the science—emphasizing practical applications for ATCs and team physicians from middle school through professional sports—by the nation’s foremost experts in concussion and orthopedic injuries.

DHA Advantage Partnership

In the service of neurocognitive prevention and management, SCI is pleased to announce a new partnership with DHA Advantage.  DHA Advantage provides a scientifically supported natural source of Omega-3 fatty acid for brain, eye, and heart health.  DHA is derived from a vegetarian source (algae) and has been identified as an important brain nutrient that promotes cognitive development and function among both healthy and non-healthy brains.

California Interscholastic Federation

In an unprecedented statement of commitment to athlete safety and well-being, the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) has requested that 100,000 high school athletes in the state of California be provided with concussion management services provided by the Sports Concussion Institute.

Latest Addition to SCI – Dr. Kevin Uchida

We are pleased to announce the latest addition to our clinical staff, Dr. Kevin Uchida, who is an experienced, licensed acupuncturist specializing in orthopedics, pain management, and stress-related disorders.

National Concussion Summit in Marina Del Rey

The Sports Concussion Institute, Leigh Steinberg, and Warren Moon present the National Concussion Summit in Marina del Rey, California.  This Summit is designed to impart current prevention, assessment, diagnostic, and treatment research to clinicians, parents, teachers, administrators, coaches, and policy advocates related to sports-induced concussion that occur throughout the lifespan. A special focus will address the potential influences of “the culture of competition,”sociodemographics, age, and gender on assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of sports-related concussion.  View the program here.