Emerging Science – Traumatic Brain Injury In Sports

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The incidence of traumatic brain injuries (TBI) has been making headlines due to an alarming increase of cases being reported among athletes. New research being done by Dr. Kalev Freeman at the University of Vermont’s College of Medicine focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of TBI. This episode focuses on sports injuries and features a Huntington, Vt., resident whose life has been dramatically altered by a series of concussions.

Producer of the programs is Anya Huneke. Executive producer is Dorothy Dickie. Vermont EPSCoR is the project’s funder. EPSCoR, the Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research, is designed to fulfill the National Science Foundation’s mandate to promote scientific progress nationwide.

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