On episode 25 of Concussion Talk Podcast, I talk to Rowan Stringer’s father, Gordon. Rowan was 17 years old and a very active multi-sport athlete who died after sustaining two concussions in less than a week while playing high school rugby in Ottawa. Gordon’s wife, Kathleen, and he are vocal propon…

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On episode 22 of Concussion Talk Podcast I talk to Jamie Cudmore. Jamie plays second row for a professional rugby club in France, Union Sportive Oyonnax (USOyonnax). He also plays second row and is captain of Team Canada.

After several concussions while playing professionally in Europe, Jamie and …

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On episode 18 of Concussion Talk Podcast I talk to Mike Luke, a World Rugby Medical Educator and Certified Kinesiologist in St. John’s, NL. Mike is a co- owner/operator of Pony Locale , a Pilates, Kinesiology, and Massage Therapy studio. “Using rehabilitative techniques, including Soft Tissue Relea…

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March 31, 2017

Concussion Talk Intro Z

My intro episode of Concussion Talk Podcast, but with zebras.

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Feb. 3, 2016

Episode 12 Reed

Dr. Nick Reed is my podcast guest for episode 12 of #ConcussionTalkPodcast. Dr. Reed is an Occupational Therapist, Co-Director of the Concussion Centre at Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital, and Assistant Prof, OS&OT, at University of Toronto. We talk about the great facility that is Ho…

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Jan. 27, 2016

Episode 11 (da Costa)

In episode 11 of Concussion Talk Podcast I talk to Dr. Leodante da Costa, a neurosurgeon and scientist at Sunnybrook Hospital in Toronto, part of the University Health Network (UHN). Dr. da Costa received first round funding from GE and the National Football League's "Head Health Challenge" to adva…

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Dec. 9, 2015

Episode 10 Schwartz

I talk to Dr. Jess Schwartz, a Doctor of Physical Therapy in New York. We discuss concussions; how they're treated, symptoms, why she is interested in the treatment of concussions, and we talk about the new Evidence in Motion (EIM) program that they, along with Dr. Jess Schwartz, will announce in M…

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In episode 9 of Concussion Talk Podcast Alex Rebchuk and Harrison Brown, two graduate students at UBC (University of British Columbia) School of Kinesiology, join me to discuss their research. With the enthusiastic participation of the UBC Thunderbirds Football team, the funding and support of Cana…

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Nov. 16, 2015

Episode 8 Francklyn

A chat with former ski patroller and former Ski Magazine web editor, Sally Francklyn, about skiing, being aware out there, and the remarkable story of the skiing accident and her recovery from a severe traumatic brain injury. http://www.concussiontalk.com/

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Oct. 26, 2015

Episode 7 Brooks

I talk to Jeff Brooks. Jeff was previously a linebackeer for the University of Western Mustangs Football Team, and is now a graduate student at the University of Western Ontario doing his Master's in Biomechanics measuring the force of hits in football as well as collecting electroencephalgram (EEG…

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I talk to Lauren and Samantha of Concussion Connection www.concussionconnection.com about their own concussions, their hopes for their website, and their thoughts about concussions and sports.

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Sept. 23, 2015

Episode 5 Angie Smith

An interview with Angie Smith, Coordinator of Programs and Services with the Newfoundland and Labrador Brain Injury Association (NLBIA). We discuss what services and programs are available for people who've had a brain injury, what services and programs people often require, how and where to find t…

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Sept. 17, 2015

Episode 4 Concussion U

Talking with Justin Murphy, a co-founding member of Concussion-U, an interest group founded by medical students at Memorial University of Newfoundland

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Aug. 25, 2015

Episode 3

Interview with Ryan van Asten, Strength & Conditioning Coach for the Calgary Flames. Former Strength & Conditioning Coach; for the LA Kings during their two Stanley Cup seasons, and for the 2010 Olympic Gold medal winning Canadian Women's Hockey Team.

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July 13, 2015

Episode 2

My first guest on Concussion Talk Podcast is Dr. Kristian Goulet. Dr. Goulet is a pediatrician who did a Sports Medicine Fellowship at Harvard. He runs the Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO - in Ottawa) Concussion Clinic and is the medical director of the Pediatric Sports Medicine Clinic…

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June 30, 2015

Concussion Talk Podcast

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