Concussions in Youth Sports at Tacoma Science Cafe

Tuesday, 11 September 2012 - 6:30pm
Format: 
Discussion
Admission: 
Free
Region: 
KCTS/Seattle
Location: 
The Swiss Pub in Tacoma Click here for Map

Featured Scientist: Marla Kaufman, M.D., Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, UW Medicine
 
A current and concerning topic, sports concussions are brain injuries affecting athletes in nearly every sport, from professionals and adults to students and kids. At the September Tacoma Science Café, join UW Medicine's Marla Kaufman, M.D., to explore the causes, symptoms, effects, and recovery from this common sports injury that can have dramatic consequences. How do we keep youth athletes safe? Download a PDF flier.
 
Tacoma Science Café is held on the second Tuesday of each month. Did you miss a café and want to hear the discussion? Most Science Cafés are recorded by KCTS 9 and are available for online viewing. Tacoma Science Cafés take place at The Swiss Pub and are presented in partnership with Pacific Science Center and KCTS 9.