Dr. Moser Comments on Concussion Movie for NJTV News

“Concussion” Brings Awareness to Traumatic Brain Injuries in Sports By Briana Vannozzi Correspondent “Sometimes we have to hit the public right in the face with a message before there’s movement. In that way I think the movie is very helpful,” Rosemarie Scolaro Moser said. Moser is the Director of New Jersey’s Sports Concussion Center. She’s just back from a trip to Boston where she got a sneak preview of the new film “Concussion”. Will Smith plays a neuropathologist, who during a long and grueling battle with the NFL, unveils the degenerative brain disease, chronic traumatic encephalopathy in the brains of deceased football players. “I think what’s important is that we keep a balance here.

Focus on concussions: why now?

See more at: Lately, not a day goes by when we don’t hear about which professional athlete has been sidelined or benched due to a concussion. Formerly the province of boxers, concussions, once called “the invisible injury,” are no longer invisible, as network TV and the movie industry have unveiled their presence across sports, whether football, ice hockey, soccer, rugby, NASCAR, and beyond. Concussions are not new as a type of traumatic brain injury. However, the incidence and prevalence of concussions have increased not only in professional and college athletes, but at the youth sports level. Why is that? More athletic

Clean Sweep: Practicing Brain Hygiene Can Help You Maximize Your Sports Performance

An article featured in USA Hockey magazine by Dr. Rosemarie Moser. A successful athlete knows that great skills on the ice start with your head… or more specifically what is inside your head: your brain. Your brain allows you to plan, organize, execute and sense all that is around you. How you set up a play, visually spot the puck, quickly dodge a check, or make a deflection depends on your brain function. Read more in the Interactive Magazine or Download the PDF.

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