The NFL. The NCAA. U.S. Soccer. The news media. Hollywood. The topic of concussions in sports has reached an unprecedented fervor and the University of Delaware’s concussion research team, led by Tom Kaminski and Thomas Buckley, is conducting research that puts UD front and center.
As a participating institution in the landmark NCAA/Department of Defense CARE Grand Alliance study, UD is helping to address a fundamental question — what is the natural history of a concussion.
“We work closely with UD Athletics to facilitate an extensive testing program,” says Buckley, assistant professor of kinesiology and applied physiology. “We can both assist with the health of our student-athletes while simultaneously acquiring critical research data.” Read more.