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Colleagues,

Please note upcoming webinar being offered by the Defense Centers of Excellence (DCoE) for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury ...

"Sports, the Military and Recurrent Concussion"

ENJOY!

CC
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Time/Date: 25 March 2010; 1300-1430 EST

Purpose: To discuss recurrent concussion in the military and sports communities.  The webinar will provide an overview of the current state of sports-related concussions including emerging science of recurrent concussion and will discuss the collaborations between the sports and military communities as both work to change the clinical guidelines and cultures
surrounding these injuries.  Intended audience includes military and civilian leaders, healthcare providers and subject matter experts.

To Participate Virtually:
For visual, click on https://connect.dco.dod.mil/dcoemarch2010webinar/  (The link will become live at 1230 EST.)
For audio, dial 1-888-455-2084 (passcode 6762890#)

For instructions, requirements and trouble shooting for Defense Connect Online (DCO) and telephone connections during DCoE's monthly
webinars, visit http://www.dcoe.health.mil/Training/MonthlyWebinars/WebinarTroubles...

To Participate in Person:
DCoE Headquarters, 1401 Wilson Blvd, Suite 400, Rosslyn VA 22209 OR
DCoE Silver Spring, 1335 East West Hwy, Suite 9-706; Silver Spring MD 20910

PROGRAM AGENDA
CDR Scott Pyne, MC,USN
Navy Sports Medicine Specialty Leader
Office of the Medical Inspector General

Topic: Sports concussion           
·Risks associated with sports (from bike riding to extreme sports)
·CDC data
·Mechanisms of injury

Col Michael S. Jaffee, MD, MC, USAF, FS
National Director, Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center

Topic: Emerging science and DoD Collaboration
·Tau protein, CTE
·Brain Banks
·Late complications
·NFL and other sports organizations
·Cultural change in sports and military
·Overview of NFL's revised concussion guidelines
·Overview of DoD's revised in-theater concussion guidelines

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