CU Boulder to lead Pac-12 research initiative on student-athlete concussions

November 17th, 2017 - By jen in Athletic/Performance Enhancement, Mild/Traumatic Brain Injury

The Pac-12 Confer­ence announced today that CU Boulder has been selected to lead its Student-Athlete Health and Well-Being Concus­sion Coor­di­nating Unit (PCCU), a multi-year, multi-site research initia­tive that will estab­lish best prac­tices and clin­ical infra­struc­ture for advancing educa­tion on trau­matic brain injury in student-athletes through the use of Sync­Think EYE-SYNC tech­nology, a world leader in neuro-tech­nology with foun­da­tional intel­lec­tual prop­erty in eye-tracking. Read full article: … Continue reading

Concussion Detection in 2015 (And What Is Still Unknown)

January 6th, 2016 - By admin in Athletic/Performance Enhancement, Mild/Traumatic Brain Injury, Neurofeedback News

Does playing foot­ball cause perma­nent brain damage? The answer is not so straight­for­ward. We are likely to learn a lot more about the subject in 2016, but scien­tists are only begin­ning to under­stand the details of how concussions—also a serious problem in the military—damage the brain. Better concus­sion diag­nos­tics will give scien­tists and physi­cians a more detailed under­standing of brain injury, and will help doctors … Continue reading

Competitive Environment Complicates Decisions About Head Injuries

May 6th, 2015 - By admin in Athletic/Performance Enhancement, Mild/Traumatic Brain Injury, Neurofeedback News

Injuries sustained by several players in high profile cases have trou­bled concus­sion activists. They say that despite clear progress in the recog­ni­tion and treat­ment of head injuries in soccer, it is often up to the injured athlete or that athlete’s coach to deter­mine when an injury requires removal from play. Manda­tory stop­pages and tempo­rary substi­tu­tions have been proposed and discussed by FIFA, soccer’s world governing … Continue reading

Limiting Rest Is Found To Help Young Concussion Patients

January 6th, 2015 - By admin in Athletic/Performance Enhancement, Information on Brain Injury, Mild/Traumatic Brain Injury, Neurofeedback News

Researchers had expected to find that more rest would be helpful for young patients with mild concus­sions. Instead, a pedi­atric emer­gency medi­cine doctor at Children’s Hospital, and his colleagues found that the patients advised to rest for five days reported more phys­ical and emotional symp­toms like headache and nausea in first few days, and more often expe­ri­enced irri­tability and sadness over 10 days. Full Article: … Continue reading

Why Being Idle Can Lead to Better Thinking

December 1st, 2014 - By admin in Anxiety, Athletic/Performance Enhancement, Information on ADD/ADHD, Mild/Traumatic Brain Injury, Neurofeedback News

Studies show that people would rather do something—anything—than be alone with their thoughts. But it’s through reflec­tion, daydreaming, and intro­spec­tion that we make sense of infor­ma­tion and expe­ri­ences and come up with new insight and ideas. Full Article: Life­hacker, “Why Being Idle Can Lead to Better Thinking”

Get a Baseline!

May 15th, 2014 - By admin in Athletic/Performance Enhancement, Information on Brain Injury, Mild/Traumatic Brain Injury, neuroAgility News

neuroAgility,PC is pleased to announce our Get a Base­line! program. We take concus­sions and head injury seri­ously. As athlete perfor­mance is one of our specialty areas, we are concerned with contact sports. Every concus­sion injures your brain to some extent. neuroAgility cares about providing you with an under­standing of your brain before and after the injury. Most impor­tantly, we care about restoring your brain back … Continue reading

neuroAgility presents at Mackintosh Academy’s Segue to Summer Series, May 2014

April 28th, 2014 - By admin in Anxiety, Athletic/Performance Enhancement, Autism Spectrum, Information on ADD/ADHD, Information on Brain Injury, Information on Neurofeedback, Mild/Traumatic Brain Injury, neuroAgility News

Strate­gies for Summer — “From Boredom to Over Sched­uling, How Best to Serve the Gifted Child over Summer — and how Neuro­feed­back can help”. Neuro­feed­back profes­sionals Kerri Honaker and Charity Finch will lead a discus­sion about how to make the most of Summer for your gifted child and family. They will also speak to how Neuro­feed­back can help address issues such as ADHD and anxiety … Continue reading

Sports Concussions

January 21st, 2014 - By admin in Information on Brain Injury, Mild/Traumatic Brain Injury, Neurofeedback News

Concus­sions are a very contro­ver­sial topic in sports, and the measure­ment of them is contro­ver­sial as well.  neuroAgility is often doing base­line qEEG’s for high­schoolers, college, and profes­sional athletes who want to see their activity before moving into even more intense arenas. There is hot debate around the topic of sports concus­sions, with no sure fire way to manage it.