On the Radio
From youth leagues all the way up to the professional level, the dangers of sports-related concussions are becoming better recognized. University Beat on WUSF 89.7 FM takes us to the new USF Concussion Center, where medical experts are looking at the latest advances in the treatment and research of athletic head trauma.
Radio - During "Morning Edition" on WUSF 89.7 Tuesday after the 6:30 AM and 8:30 AM newscasts | During "All Things Considered" on WUSF 89.7 Tuesday at 5:44 PM | After "Florida Matters" on WSMR 89.1 Monday at 10:30 PM
Television - Tuesdays at 11:55 AM and 8:55 PM, and various times throughout the rest of the week
Dr. Gianluca Del Rossi, Director of the USF Concussion Center, talks about some of the facts about concussions and prevention methods, and also demonstrates some of the research devices used at the Center.
Freedom High School Senior Josh Tanner and his mother, Ivyia Adams, discuss the three concussions Josh has received while playing football.
Michele McCoy, a certified athletic trainer with the USF Sports Medicine & Athletic Related Trauma (SMART) Institute talks about the treatment of concussions.