Expert on youth football head injuries to speak
March 5, 2012
Thursday, March 8 -- Stefan Duma, a national expert on concussion, will talk about his work on head impacts in youth football at 4 p.m. in Room 1005 of the Genome and Biomedical Sciences Facility at the University of California, Davis.
Duma is professor and department head at the Virginia Tech-Wake Forest University School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences and director of the Center for Injury Biomechanics.
Duma's research on head impacts in second-graders playing youth league football has received wide attention. His group found high-level impacts in both practices and games, and made recommendations to reduce serious head impacts in practices.
Duma's talk is part of the Department of Biomedical Engineering’s Distinguished Seminar Series.
- Andy Fell, UC Davis News Service, (530) 752-4533, firstname.lastname@example.org
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