Webinar | Implementation of Athletic Injury Prevention Programs

April 26, 2019 10:00 am - 11:00 am

The webinar "Effective Implementation of Athletic Injury Prevention Programs at an Institutional Level" will provide cutting edge research and trends in injury prevention in athletics, including for Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBIs).

All educational institutions that have athletic programs (independent schools and higher education) will benefit from the information shared by renowned researcher Dr. Richard Kent, one of the lead biomedical researchers for the National Football League (NFL).

It is recommended that risk managers, health center staff, athletic directors, athletic trainers and other key education leaders participate in this webinar.

If you have any questions or would like more information about the webinar, please contact RCM&D's Education Practice.


Meet the PresenterDr. Richard Kent

Dr. Richard Kent 
Professor of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, and Emergency Medicine at the University of Virginia (UVA)

Over the course of his 25-year career, Dr. Kent has published more than 200 articles on the biomechanics of injury and the design and assessment of injury prevention countermeasures. His research interests include experimental design and the development of test and analysis methods for relating mechanical loads to injury risk, and the use of that knowledge to reduce injury risk. He was a was the Founding Deputy Director of the UVA Center for Applied Biomechanics.

Dr. Kent has consulted to the NFL Player Health & Safety Committees since 2008. His background as an international expert in automotive crash injury prevention has informed the league’s research to improve assessment tools for sports injury protection equipment. Dr. Kent chaired the NFL Taskforce on the Development of Recommended Practices for Gameday Fields and has led the development of assessment methods for NFL shoulder pads, thigh pads, knee pads, and footwear, in addition to his ongoing work with the NFL’s Engineering, Musculoskeletal, and Head, Neck and Spine Committees.

Dr. Kent is a past Director and now Fellow of the Association for the Advancement of Automotive Medicine, a Fellow of the Society of Automotive Engineers, and a member of the Stapp Advisory Committee.

 

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