The Brain Injury Association of Missouri (BIA-MO) Sports Concussions: Facts, Fallacies and New Frontiers Education for 2021 will be online. Educators, healthcare and sports professionals may participate in online Educational Sessions, Concussion Conversations and Get Schooled on Concussions. There will also be ongoing resources of individualized academic Tip strategies and Sheets to support the concussed youth.
Participation in components of the BIA-MO Sports Concussions: Facts, Fallacies and New Frontiers Education 2021 will enhance outcomes for concussed youth and the prevention of concussions.
Sports Concussions: Facts, Fallacies and New Frontiers Educational Sessions
Recorded educational sessions to watch in January 2021. Sessions will range from 30 to 60 minutes.
Sports Concussions: Fact and Fallacies
Discussion to include concussion definition, signs and symptoms, short- and long-term effects, and more.
Greg Canty, MD
Associate Professor, UMKC School of Medicine
Medical Director, Sports Medicine Center
Children’s Mercy Kansas City
New Frontiers: Research Update
Review of current research and media headlines related to concussions.
Mark Halstead, MD
Pediatric Sports Medicine Specialist
Co-Director, Young Athlete Center
St. Louis Children’s Hospital and Washington University Physicians
Sideline Dos and Don’ts
Practical suggestions for coaches, team managers and other authorized sideline personnel to properly manage a possible concussion to reduce the risks of short- and long-term effects for the youth.
Brent Holtgrewe, MS, ATC,
Director of Athletic Healthcare Services
Get Schooled on Concussions
Discussion of how a concussion may affect learning for the concussed youth and introduction to the Get Schooled on Concussions website resources.
Karen McAvoy, PsyD
Co-Creator and Founder
Get Schooled on Concussions
Online question and answer sessions with panel of experts including medical, school and youth sports personnel. Questions are to be submitted prior to the live discussions after watching the Sports Concussions: Facts, Fallacies and New Frontiers educational sessions. The link to participate in the Concussion Conversation of choice will be provided within your registration confirmation. Participation in one of the Concussion Conversations is recommended.
Wednesday, February 3 at 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Thursday, February 4 at 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Tuesday, February 9 at 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Wednesday, February 10 at 12:00 noon – 1:00 pm
Get Schooled on Concussions for Missouri
Online resources to complement the sessions and conversations of the Sports Concussions: Facts, Fallacies and New Frontiers education 2021.
The Get Schooled on Concussions website and resources will be available FREE of charge to EVERY SCHOOL in Missouri for calendar year 2021. The Get Schooled on Concussions program was developed by education and concussion specialists to help teachers support any student in “return to learn” after sustaining a concussion. A short questionnaire on educational content, teaching style, environment and student factors provides strategies tailored to support a specific student. Various educator-oriented Tip Sheets and videos are also available. This resource and website access is available through the Brain Injury Association of Missouri, in partnership with the Missouri Athletic Trainers’ Association and the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services TBI Grant.
Registration for the BIA-MO Sports Concussions: Facts, Fallacies and New Frontiers Education 2021 is required.
Online: Registration Form
Phone: 314-426-4024 or 1-800-444-6443
Fax: Download Registration Form and fax to 314-426-3290
Your registration confirmation will include the link and log-in information for each portion of the BIA-MO Sports Concussions: Facts, Fallacies and New Frontiers Education 2021.
Sponsorship reflects your commitment to protect youth through educational programming for coaches, athletic team administrators, school personnel and recreational league staff. Promotional material and event recognition increases awareness of your services and support for the Brain Injury Association of Missouri.
Download Sponsorship Brochure
Online Sponsorship Form
Thank You to our Sponsors:
Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services
Concussion Conversation Sponsors
Sports Medicine Center at Children’s Mercy Washington University and St. Louis Children’s Young Athlete Center
Get Schooled on Concussions Sponsor
Missouri Athletic Trainer’s Association
Missouri Institute of Mental Health Missouri United School Insurance Council
SSM Cardinal Glennon SportsCare
This project was supported, in part by grant number 90TBSG0040-02-00, from the U.S. Administration for Community Living, Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, D.C. 20201. Grantees undertaking projects under government sponsorship are encouraged to express freely their findings and conclusions. Points of view or opinions do not, therefore, necessarily represent official Administration for Community Living policy.