Posts Tagged: concussion

Western and Lawson scientists develop game-changing blood test for concussions

November 7, 2016

Scientists from Children’s Health Research Institute, a program of Lawson Health Research Institute, and Western University have developed a new blood test that identifies with greater than 90 per cent…

Western University’s ‘See the Line’ aims to shift the culture around concussion in sport

August 10, 2016

It was the belief that she could shake it off and get back in the game that ended 17-year-old Rowan Stringer’s life. She died after being hit in the head…

Western University to host See the Line August 10

August 3, 2016

Three years ago, 17 year-old Rowan Stringer’s life was cut short after suffering multiple hits to the head during high school rugby matches. Next week, world-class clinicians and researchers will…

Wearable technology allows researchers to study ‘real-time’ head impacts in soccer

June 20, 2016

The impact of concussions in sport are no longer a secret. Recent high-profile lawsuits brought against the National Football League and National Hockey Leagues by former players have brought international…