Local concussion study publishes more promising results

Promising results were published last month in the Journal of Neurotrauma, regarding a concussion study performed by Cincinnati Children’s which has followed high school football players from Moeller and St. Xavier in testing the effectiveness of a device known as the “Q-Collar” on the front lines of the battle against brain trauma.

Gregory Myer, PhD, the director of Research in the Division of Sports Medicine at Cincinnati Children’s, said the first football study looked at the structural component, while this study analyzed the functional component, “looking at more of how the brain functions using a different technology of fMRI (functional magnetic resonance imaging).”

To read more about the results, click on Cincinnati.com.

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