For immediate release: June 14, 2012
Ticat and CFL Alumni Partner in Concussion Workshop
The Hamilton Tiger-Cats Alumni and the Canadian Football League Alumni will be hosting a Concussion 101 Workshop at McMaster Innovation Park on June 23 from 8:30am until noon. The event is endorsed by Football Canada and will feature a number of keynote speakers and experts on the important topic of the effect of concussions from contact sports.
The workshop is targeted towards the Hamilton, Burlington and Niagara Region amateur football community, including athletes, coaches, trainers and administrators; It is open to anyone with an interest on this very important issue in football and all sports. The moderator will be Dr David Levy, a McMaster University graduate, Associate Clinical professor and team physician to the Hamilton Tiger-Cats for 40 years. Dr. Levy is also a member of the Canadian Sports Concussion Project at the Krembil Neuroscience Center at Toronto Western Hospital. www.cflaa.ca
The line-up for the workshop includes:
1. Dr Michael Mazurak, Professor of Neurology, McMaster University – Medical Assessment and Management of Concussion
- 2. Jim Cimba, partner Cimba & Associates, Hamilton – The Legal Perspective – What we all need to know.
- 3. Chris Puskas – Head Athletic Trainer – McMaster University – How to assess and treat concussion – a sideline perspective.
- 4. Carm Genovese – D Line Coach – McMaster University – Tackling technique instruction
Attendees can register by email or online at www.htcaa,ca or contact the CFLAA directly.
For more information contact Leo Ezerins, Executive Director, CFLAA at 905-464-0007 or email@example.com.