VIENNA, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Concussion TV, a division of SPCN (Sports Pro Community Network), today announced the membership of the advisory board that will help guide and assist Concussion TV in supporting awareness of concussion symptoms and treatment.
“The concussion rate for children and youth has doubled in the last decade”
“We are excited to have a respected and distinguished group to serve on our inaugural board of Concussion TV. Concussion TV is dedicated to increasing media attention, on both national and local levels, to educate parents, athletic trainers, personal trainers, and athletes of all ages, on the dangers of concussions and traumatic brain injuries,” noted Lida Peterson, SPCN spokesperson.
The advisory board includes the following: Dr. Christopher Vaughn of the Children’s National Medical Center, Dr. Kevin Crutchfield of the Brain and Spine Institute, Dr. Robert Graw of HeadFirst, Jon Almquist of Fairfax County, Donna Wilkinson of DC Divas and WUSA-TV9, and Constance Miller of Brain Injury Services.
“The concussion rate for children and youth has doubled in the last decade,” said Lida Peterson, SPCN spokesperson. “Our mission is to educate parents, educators, athletes, and the general public on prevention, treatment and the signs and dangers of concussions and traumatic brain injury. With the guidance and support of the advisory board, we will focus on ways to advance our mission and further our cause. We are excited that such an esteemed group has agreed to serve on this board and look forward to working together.”
About Concussion TV
Concussion TV is an Internet TV Channel on the SPCN TV network committed to bringing athletes, parents, coaches, athletic trainers, personal trainers, and medical and sports business professionals, the latest resources and information on Concussions and Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI).
SPCN is a media services company that provides end-to-end event management, communication, and outreach services to a variety of clients with a focus on professional and amateur sports.