The Brain Injury Association of Missouri (BIA-MO) Sports Concussions: Facts, Fallacies and New Frontiers Education 2021 is online. Recordings of Educaitonal Sessions and Concussion Conversations are avaiable for educators, healthcare and sports professionals to watch. The Get Schooled on Concussions resources for individualized academic strategies and Tip Sheets to support concussed youth are also available.

Sports Concussions: Facts, Fallacies and New Frontiers Educational Sessions

Sports Concussions: Fact and Fallacies
Discussion includew 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


Concussion Conversations
Online question and answer sessions with panel of experts including medical, school and youth sports personnel.


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 through June 2022. 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.


Sign-up for access to the BIA-MO Sports Concussions: Facts, Fallacies and New Frontiers Education 2021.

Online: Registration Form


Phone: 314-426-4024 or 1-800-444-6443

Fax: Download Registration Form and fax to 314-426-3290

Your confirmation email will include the link and log-in information for the BIA-MO Sports Concussions: Facts, Fallacies and New Frontiers Education 2021.


Thank You to our Sponsors:

Presenting Sponsor

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

Education Sponsors

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.