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The Swiss Concussion Center in the broadcast pulse of Swiss Television SRF

Are headers harmful to children’s heads? The topic of the “Pulse” program on Swiss Television SRF was dedicated to this theme. Beitrag der Sendung “Puls” des Schweizer Fernsehen SRF. The head of the Swiss Concussion Center, Dr. Nina Feddermann, takes a position and explains the situation from a medical perspective.

The Swiss Concussion Center visits the University of Calgary

Mario Bizzini, Head of Physiotherapy at the Swiss Concussion Center, visited Dr. Kathryn Schneider at the Sports Injury Prevention Research Centre at the University of Calgary (Alberta, Canada) in May 2016 as part of a project with the Canada Soccer Association. Dr. Schneider, assistant professor at the Faculty of Kinesiology, has been researching the topic […]

People @ Swiss Concussion Center: Karin Mani, Research Assistant

In a loose series of short video interviews, we present the people who work at the Swiss Concussion Center and contribute daily to enable athlete athletes a safe “return to play” after concussion. Interview Transcript: What is your job at the Swiss Concussion Center? I work at the Swiss Concussion Center in the field of […]

The Swiss Concussion Center at the 25th International Conference of Sports Rehabilitation and Traumatology in London

The 25th International Conference of Sports Rehabilitation and Traumatology, which took place at the Queen Elizabeth II Conference Center in London from April 9 to 11, 2016, focused on “Return to Play” this year. Over 2,000 physicians and physiotherapists from 89 countries took part. The Swiss Concussion Center was also represented and introduced by Prof. […]

People @ Swiss Concussion Center: Mario Bizzini, Head of Physiotherapy

In a loose series of short video interviews, we present the people who work at the Swiss Concussion Center and contribute daily to enable athlete athletes a safe “return to sport” after concussion. Interview in text form: What is your job at the Swiss Concussion Center? I am responsible for the physiotherapy, rehabilitation, and training […]

The Swiss Concussion Center at ETH Demo Week

The team of the Swiss Concussion Center led the topic “Diagnostics of Posttraumatic Dizziness” and “Therapy for Posttraumatic Dizziness” from 8th to 11th February 2016 at the ETH Demo Week, which is held annually for students studying health sciences and technology at the Schulthess Clinic. Each afternoon, about 60 students were introduced to the topic. […]

News on short and long-term consequences of headers at the 3rd Science Congress of the German Football Association

Dr. Alexander Tarnutzer, member of the Swiss Concussion Center, presented the latest findings on the topic “effects of headers on brain functions and structures” on 21 January 2016 at the 3rd Science Congress of the DFB (German Football Federation) in Frankfurt. In the presentation, he illuminated the existing literature critically regarding possible influences of headers […]