Dr. Harry Kerasidis to Present Latest Findings at NCAA, Georgetown University First-Time Summit on Female Concussions

Today the Georgetown University Medical Center announced the speaking lineup for the first Research Summit on Female Concussions and Traumatic Brain Injury, hosted in part by the NCAA Sports Science Institute, PINKconcussions, US Lacrosse and included neurologist and co-founder Harry Kerasidis, MD as a presenter. Dr. Kerasidis will share his latest findings based on the widely-reported concussion protocol pilot program that began last year on nearly 10,000 student athletes through the Michigan High School Athletic Association. Using the online- and mobile-based XLNTbrain Sport™ program, Dr. Kerasidis has been able to measure differences among male and female athletes. This most…

Washington Post Asks Dr. Harry Kerasidis Common Concussion Conundrum

In a recent Washington Post report, a student athlete and family sued for their right to keep their son out of the state-mandated, seven-day concussion protocol so he could play in the following week’s state championship game. The parents claim he never lost consciousness, and did not suffer a concussion — despite appearing to be laid out on the field for nearly 30 seconds. Whether or not the player lost consciousness, it’s thin ice to be skating from a health and safety perspective. We don’t know what data was collected immediately after the hit, nor have we been…

Two Concussion Experts Join XLNTbrain Sport™ Science Advisory Board

XLNTBRAIN PROUDLY ANNOUNCES...Medical Advisor Dr. Alan Ashare, and Physical Therapist/Athletic Trainer Adam Thomas establish new initiative to study concussion protocol implementation, advise on best practices TODAY ON NEWSWIRE — Two distinguished concussion experts, Dr. Alan Ashare and Adam Thomas, have joined the XLNTbrain LLC Science Advisory Board to study concussion protocol implementation and advise the company on advancing concussion best practices at all levels of sport. Dr. Ashare, a long-time sports concussion safety advocate, also serves on the Board of Directors of USA Hockey. Thomas, a noted physical therapist and athletic trainer for amateur and professional athletes, is currently…

How Do You Recognize a Concussion? Important Tips From a Neurologist

“By being watchful for the signs and symptoms. This includes disorientation, imbalance, incoordination, confusion, headache, nausea, vomiting, sensitivity to light and sound. These can lead to problems with sleeping, problems with mood, and even problems with focus and memory.” — Harry Kerasidis, MD, neurologist with 25 years studying, treating concussion injuries. He is co-founder of XLNTbrain, and author of Concussion-ology: Redefining Sports Concussion Management For All Levels. Of course, the most obvious sign is loss of consciousness. When an athlete lies motionless, do not attempt to move them in any way. If they are unresponsive after 30 seconds, call 9-1-1. However,…

The Sports Quotient: Exclusive Interview with Concussion Neurologist Dr. Harry Kerasidis

Published January 12, 2016 by The Sports Quotient By Gaurav Shastri Concussions are an insanely hot topic in the world of sports, at all levels of the game. It’s even come to light in general pop-culture with the release of the new film, Concussion. The most important thing about concussions though, is education. At the forefront of concussion research is Dr. Harry G. Kerasidis, renowned neurologist and co-founder of XLNTbrain LLC, a sports concussion management program for teams and players in all sports, at all levels. I interviewed Dr. Kerasidis on his background in neuroscience, the biology of concussions,…

Tony Mandarich Puts XLNTbrain Into National Audio Spotlight

As Clemson and Alabama counted down to play the CFP National Championship game Monday, January 11 in Glendale, Arizona, former All-American offensive lineman Tony Mandarich gave audio listeners nationwide an earful about how XLNTbrain Sport™ can help save football from concussions. For nearly three hours, several local and national radio shows interviewed Mandarich, discussing his personal experience with concussions while highlighting how XLNTbrain gives youth and high school sports an affordable tool to avoid the dangers of the now infamous brain injury. From the LIVE and recorded interviews, XLNTbrain and the new book Concussion-ology, by Dr. Harry Kerasidis received attention…