The Canadian Sports Concussion Project

Donate Now The Brain Campaign About the Project A Video Message from Matt Dunigan ENROL IN THE RESEARCH STUDY Concussion Awareness & Management Poster (English) Concussion Awareness & Management Poster (French) Recent News Concussions and their consequences: current diagnosis, management and prevention A ... More

Shadow on the game

He remembers the four Grey Cup wins. He remembers his Hall of Fame teammates. He even remembers single plays he authored that changed the history of the Winnipeg Blue Bombers franchise and which fans still talk about more than 50 years later. But what Canadian Football Hall of Fame quarterback Ken Ploen no longer rememb... More

Canadian Sport Concussion Project educates CFLers on brain traumas

The Sport Concussion Project is leading many CFL players to consider donating their brains to science. Chris Walby, a Canadian Football Hall of Fame offensive lineman for 16 years with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers and former football broadcaster, recalls once finding himself in the wrong huddle after taking a big hit. ... More

Four former CFL players discuss donating their brains to science

At the Angelo Mosca fundraiser for Alzheimer’s research, some ex-CFLers shared their thoughts. The Star surveyed former CFL stars who attended the Angelo Mosca fundraiser for Alzheimer’s research about their thoughts on whether they would consider donating their brains to science. Here’s what they had ... More

Calgary legend John Forzani’s brain donated for research

CALGARY- The late John Forzani joins 11 other former football and hockey players who have donated their brain to science. Researchers with the Canadian Sport Concussion Project hope the donated organs will help shed light on the impact head trauma could have on athletes later in life. Forzani played with the Calgary ... More

Football Brain Injuries Require More Study

By Rick Nauert PhD Senior News Editor Reviewed by John M. Grohol, Psy.D. on December 8, 2014 Football Brain Injuries Require More Study The claim that playing football can result in lifelong damage to the brain may be premature. Reports have routinely linked aggression, violence, depression, and suicide with ... More

Concussions: CFL Hall of Famer Matt Dunigan shares his story