February 7th, 2013

How Mayo is Making Sports Safer

By Logan Lafferty

We’re sitting in her small-utilitarian office tucked into Mayo’s Sports Med Center – a working office, an office with sports studies stacked on the floor and sports books lining the shelved – and Aynsley Smith, if history is any indication, is talking about the kinds of ideas and issue that are a few years away from people even realizing they’re important ideas and issues…In 2010, she was part of a team that hosted “Ice Hockey Summit: Action on Concussion,” the first-ever hockey concussion summit to collaborate with top scientists, trainers, coaches, officials, and equipment manufacturers.

 

Rochester Magazine by Steve Lange

Tags: concussion, Dr. Aynsley Smith, Ice Hockey Summit II: Action on Concussion, Neurology, Rochester magazine, Sports Med Center, Sports Medicine

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