Lecture on concussions in youth sports set for Thursday

November 16, 2016  //  FOUND IN: Updates & Resources


The 10th Annual Susan B. Meister Lecture in Child Health Policy, which will focus on concussions in youth sports, will take place Thursday from 4:30 p.m. – 6 p.m.

The CHEAR Center welcomes soccer legend Briana Scurry and Steve W. Berman, J.D., to speak on the subject of “Concussion and Youth Soccer: Balancing the Risks of Recreational Sports for Children.”

Scurry will discuss her personal experiences with concussions as a professional soccer goalie and her efforts to effect policy change through testifying before Congress. Berman will speak on his experience leading a whistleblower lawsuit on behalf of parents to change rules for FIFA and youth soccer regarding heading and substitution rules.

This lecture is free and open to the public, but registration is required. For more information and to register, visit the event website.

Website: http://chear.org/meister-lecture