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…

“Will Smith’s Best…” Says Keith Willis, Former NFL’er; Now Moving Men

By XLNTbrain Team Keith Willis, former tight end for the Kansas City Chiefs, said today the movie Concussion is “Will Smith’s best performance.” Willis wanted to see the movie because of his own personal experiences with the mild traumatic brain injury, and how its affecting the lives of millions of people associated with sports. “We are a generation becoming aware of the problem, and now seeing the effects on players’ lives 20 years later,” Willis said, now operating the MOSS Movement. “I thought the movie really brought the truth to the forefront, and was factual, and will help create…

Does Your Sports Team Comply? 3 Tips to Know, What to Do -- LinkedIn SPECIAL--

By Harry Kerasidis, MD This may surprise to you — because it’s not well-publicized — but your state governs how you handle sports concussions. Every state in America has legislated various concussion-related protocols, concussion tests and procedures for various sports and levels, largely inspired by Washington State’s groundbreaking Zackery Lystedt Law. This begs the question: Does your sports team comply? If we’re all honest, the answer is more than likely no. Even my colleagues and athletic trainers may want to double check, because the concussion laws are being revisited constantly, and I believe stricter laws and enforcement are coming.…

Interview: Dr. Harry Kerasidis Clarifies Concussion, CTE and Future of Sports Concussions

Listen to Eric Michaels at eHealthradio interviews neurologist Harry Kerasidis, MD, of XLNTbrain and author of "Concussion-ology," discuss ways to solve the concussion crisis in America. Dr. Kerasidis specializes in sports concussion management with 25 years experience studying brain trauma and having thousands of athletes using his protocol joins eHealth Radio and the Neurology and Brain Health Channels. He wrote his new book “Concussion-ology” to help preserve the game, while protecting the athletes. Questions from the interview include: We hear about concussions all the time especially within the NFL, what exactly is a concussion? How can parents and athletes prevent…