Dr. Gerald Pifer was joined in the studio on NewsRadio1020 KDKA today by Dr. Jennifer Hoist and Dr. Stasia Miaskiewicz from Allegheny General Hospital.
Concussion was the topic of a meeting of more than 100 educators. Teachers, coaches, trainers and administrators are learning about the new state law that takes effect July 1st. The law says student athletes cannot play if they have concussion symptoms.
KDKA AM’s Larry and John talk to neurologist Dr Joseph Maroon about the continuing discussion about kids and concussions.
The Post-Gazette’s “Empty Netters” blogger, Seth Rorabaugh joined the Fan Morning Show on Tuesday to talk about the Penguins’ stretch-run.
For the first time ever, researchers are examining concussion prognoses using data from ImPACT, a computer test that measures the severity of a concussion. The test was developed at UPMC.
As head injuries have reached epidemic proportions in the NHL, it’s become just as big of a problem in youth hockey.
In January of 2011, Pittsburgh Penguins’ captain Sidney Crosby suffered two hits in five days, keeping him out of the team’s lineup for the next 14 months and counting.
KDKA-AM’s Larry and John, talk to Mike Ditka about NFL concussions, the Steelers’ potential new offensive coordinator, and the Super Bowl.
Jim Colony of The Fan Morning Show caught up with Penguins’ Pascal Dupuis and Zybnek Michalek.
Concussions and headshots are at the forefront of the NHL’s landscape right now. The list of star players currently missing time due to concussions is staggering. Yet, the offending individuals continue to get slaps on the wrist.
Multiple sources close to Hopewell senior tailback Rushel Shell, including some within the school, say the WPIAL career rushing leader sustained a concussion and will likely miss the Vikings’ game against Class AAA Parkway Conference rival New Castle at Tony Dorsett Stadium Friday night.
Sen. Jay Costa joined Rob Pratte on the Weekend Magazine to talk about a wide variety of topics.
Sports concussion expert Chris Nowinski joined The Fan’s Vinnie & Cook.
While Mario Lemieux was the captain back in ’91, today he’s the owner and has his own captain to worry about as Sidney Crosby’s concussion issues linger.
To raise awareness, Dick’s Sporting Goods, the Impact Program, and Bettis are teaming up to offer free baseline tests to young athletes. The goal is to test a million kids.