Traumatic Brain Injury in Collegiate Athletes

Lara N. Sloboda and Matt Stafford

An evaluation of an early intervention program to ameliorate psychosocial effects of traumatic brain injury (TBI) in collegiate athletes.

A sports medicine physician has partnered with a psychiatric clinician and a researcher to develop a multidisciplinary treatment program to lessen the long-term impact of post-concussion syndrome (PCS) caused by mild Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI). The study team intends to research the positive effects of the program on emotional adjustment, memory, and brain functioning.