The Committees of Concussion in Sport Group, Inc
Below are the current committees for Concussion in Sport Group, Inc. More information will be added to this page as it becomes available.
Chair: Kathryn Schneider
To recognize and honour the contributions of scientists and clinicians contributing to the international body of work in sport-related concussion. Responsibilities include: Development of CISG award categories, criteria for recommendations for awards and process for review of award nominees. Participate in the ongoing process of receiving award nominations, facilitating review of award nominations and preparation of award statements for recipients.
Chair: Donna Broshek
Chair: Christopher Giza
To make -to-date, accurate information about sport-related concussion and brain health in sport widely available, by (a) operating with and emphasizing the values of diversity, respect, transparency, integrity and fairness, (b) facilitating access to and providing evidence-based educational resources to CISG membership, through the website and educational meetings, (c) advising and assisting in developing the scientific and educational program for the CISG group, (d) developing and coordinating outreach and information to other stakeholders and the general public, and (e) supporting and growing young, informed stakeholders in the field.
Chair: Christina Master
Chair: Jon Patricios
Chair: Jamie Pardini
Co-Chairs: Steven Broglio & Kathryn Schneider
To promote the advancement and dissemination of high-quality scientific research and recommendations for clinical practice with a focus on sport-related concussion. Responsibilities include: to facilitate cross-disciplinary collaboration, support the rigorous documentation of scientific exploration and syntheses to inform recommendations for the care of all athletes at risk of or who have sustained a concussion, and ensure that findings are communicated effectively within academic and clinical communities and to the general public. Promote knowledge translation, best clinical practice and the advancement of science.
Chair: Jon Patricios
To oversee applications for translations, cultural adaptations and electronic versions of the concussion “tools” (CRT6TM, SCAT6®, Child SCAT6®, SCOAT6TM and Child SCOAT6TM) on behalf of CISG and BJSM in accordance with the CISG guidelines (Translating and Adapting the CISG Tools to Languages other than English – Rationale for Regulating; Application Procedure for CISG Approval for Reproduction or Adaptation of the CISG Tools) and to ensure that the tools and any subsequent modified versions of the tools remain accessible free of charge.