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CFL ends direct hits to minimize risk of concussion

September 14. 2017
http://www.tsn.ca/cfl-to-announce-immediate-end-to-full-contact-practices-1.855515

Winnipeg Free Press
September 12, 2017
https://www.winnipegfreepress.com/sports/football/bombers/cfl-should-do-the-right-thing-and-pull-its-concussed-head-out-of-the-sand-434135323.html

Dr. Glen Bergeron featured in Documentary to air September 16th

September 12, 2017:
The documentary Predator's Last Stand about Olivia "The Predator" Gerula looks at the conflicting pressures of a three-time world Women's boxing champion at the tail end of her career and the realities and risks of multiple concussions and evidence of brain damage.  When do the risks outweigh the thrill of the sport?  Dr. Glen Bergeron is among the health care professionals raising the question in "Predator's Last Stand" which airs Saturday, September 16, 2017 at 7:00pm on CBC television's "Absolutely Manitoba."

Signs and Symptoms

In a June 6, 2016 interview, Dr. Glen Bergeron, Director of the Heads Up Research Institute, was asked to weigh in on the mandatory helmet regulation query.  Here is a link to interview aired on Global Television: http://globalnews.ca/video/2745362/city-looking-into-making-bike-helmets-mandatory-for-everyone


Older articles:

Winnipeg Free Press
October 5, 2012
Turning the page on brain injuries
Book discusses treatment, prevention of concussions

University of Winnipeg
October 4, 2012
UWinnipeg part of Concussion Resource network

Winnipeg Free Press
May 5, 2012
U of W to open concussion centre
Sports injuries bring issue to the forefront