Talking to researcher/PhD student/football coach/former player at UNC Chapel Hill, Allen Champagne. He describes his research using neuro-imaging, video review, and biomechanical analysis to better understand how concussions are sustained and what can be done to mitigate the risk in football and ot…

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On Monday, October 29, 2018, Episode 33 of Concussion Talk Podcast will be a relaxed chat between Ashley Hiscock - athletic therapist, Certified Kinesiologist and Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS), and owner of Premier Athletic Therapy & Sports Medicine - and me. We chat about…

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On Episode 35 of Concussion Talk Podcast writer @_yogabrain on Instagram, and I talk about brain injury, including concussion, and her blog post, "Yoga Brain". -A talks about her concussions, how they've effected her, how she got into yoga, and how she feels its helping.

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On episode 32 of Concussion Talk Podcast I talk to Cameron Yung, who recently graduated from Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario, Canada. By his count, he's had 9 concussions. He knows he had one in spring 2018, but can't remember it. He remembers the one before that, playing intramural soccer …

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On Episode 31 of Concussion Talk Podcast I talk to Brett Gibson, Head Coach of Queen's Men's Hockey team. We talk about concussions in hockey, concussions among his players and student-athletes, and his own personal experience with concussion.

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On Episode 36 of Concussion Talk Podcast I talk with Katie Mitchell, MSCPT, CAT (C) of Thrive NeuroSport. Katie is a Registered Physiotherapist and Certified Athletic Therapist CAT(C) working at Woolwich Physiotherapy in Elmira, Ontario. She is currently doing her PhD. Katie's research is based on …

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My guest on episode 41 of Concussion Talk Podcast is Katy Winton. Katy placed 3rd overall in the Enduro World Series (EWS) in 2018 and 2017, representing TFR (Trek Factory Racing) Enduro. Unfortunately, Katy has been on a break from racing since being diagnosed with a concussion after a crash earli…

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On Episode 37, the first Concussion Talk Podcast of 2019, Lauren Van Patten and Jesse Topley talk about a peer support group they've started - CESAPchats - to help others, and themselves, address the issues they're having since concussions. Emotional, mental, and physical issues are talked about at…

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On Episode 40 of Concussion Talk Podcast I am joined by Sam Lamott and we talk about life's challenges, such as brain injury/concussion, and how they are such an important part of life, not a hindrance to it.
Sam hosts the podcast How to Human and talks to others about what it means to be human.

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On this episode of Concussion Talk Podcast, I talk to Harrison Brown. He is a PhD candidate at the University of British Columbia (UBC) in Neurophysiology in the Sensorimotor Physiology lab. Harrison currently on leave from his PhD as he is the co-founder and CEO of Head Check Health, a company tha…

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On episode 39 of Concussion Talk Podcast I talk to Sports Marketing Director Tim Vanderjeugd for Trek Factory Racing (TFR), and Harrison Brown, CEO of HeadCheck Health, who I spoke to last episode. Since that podcast, Trek Factory Racing has partnered with HeadCheck Health and will use the software…

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My guest on episode 41 of Concussion Talk Podcast is Matt Debicki. Matt is the President and Founder of Able Sail NL non-profit, a NL (Newfoundland and Labrador) organization with the goal "to introduce the sport of sailing to people with all levels of ability, in particular helping those with phys…

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Scott Anderson is the CCO (Chief Clinical Officer) of SyncThink, a company founded by neurosurgeon Dr. Jamshid Ghajar, that produces the EYE-SYNC device - a technology that uses eye-tracking and virtual reality to diagnose fatigue and brain impairments. It’s currently in use by 3 NBA Teams, the Pac…

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Shannon Busta is my guest on episode 44 of Concussion Talk Podcast. On June 14, 2019, Shannon wrote "How my concussion changed my relationship with success" for the Globe and Mail, about the concussion she sustained in the fall of 2017. She writes about how that concussion changed her life, her tho…

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On Episode 47 I talk to Meaghan Adams, PT, PhD, VISTA post-doctoral fellow at York University and Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, and Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct) at McMaster University’s School of Rehabilitation Science.Much of Meaghan's research has focused on how people integrate thi…

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This podcast is about Navigating Concussions with Molly Parker, PT, DPT. Molly has had Post Concussion Syndrome and a sensorimotor disorder for 7 years. Dr. Parker now uses a plethora of research, community engagement, and her ability to communicate via social media, to help others who have had a c…

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My guest for Episode 48 is Joseph LeDoux, PhD, Professor of Neural Science, Psychology, Psychiatry, and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at New York University; Director Emotional Brain Institutel. His awards and accolades are too many to note here, but suffice to say, he is accomplished. Joe has wr…

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On episode 46 of Concussion Talk Podcast I talk to Michael Wahlster, CEO ImPACT Applications, and Harrison Brown, CEO HeadCheck Health, about their new partnership to improve concussion screening, assessment, and management.
Both companies aim to improve concussion management and are partnering to …

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I'm thrilled to have Katie Bohn talk about Queen's Concussion Awareness Committee (QCAC) and their upcoming podcast that will be available on Concussion Talk Podcast!
Katie is in her fourth year doing a degree in Physical and Health Education at Queen's University (my alma mater) in Kingston, Ontar…

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The important differences between men and women are apparent in other aspects of life and health, yet they have been conspicuously absent as part of concussion and brain injury research! Although very important, the differences remain under-appreciated!

Episode 53 of Concussion Talk Podcast/episod…

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On episode 55, I chat with Allie and Felicia of Keep Your Head Up. Both women sustained concussions while they were playing sports in high school; Allie playing rugby, Felicia, ringette. Both studied public health/health sciences at the University of Waterloo and now intend to share what they've le…

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A mild, moderate, or severe TBI often means many significant changes in every aspect of the injured person's life. For Charli Skinner, life was full of travel, skiing, sailing, and working for a humanitarian organization in London. However, it was after a fall in her own bathroom that led to her br…

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This podcast is about how community and helping others can be such a big and important part of living with a brain injury. In the case of my guest, Chloe Luckett, yoga and LoveYourBrain became an extremely important part of, not only her recovery, but of her entire life. Chloe talks about how, with…

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Episode 52 of follows close on the heels of episode 51, as I talk to Leona Burkey, Executive Director of Brain Injury Association of Nova Scotia. I first met Leona at Dalhousie University School of Physiotherapy as we were both speaking to a class of soon-to-be physiotherapists.

Leona and episode …

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