UCLA Steve Tisch BrainSPORT Program

Symptoms of concussion in children can vary from headaches or lack of sleep to withdrawal and isolation

By uclahealth • March 7, 2022

How can athletes in contact sports protect their cognitive health?

By Chayil Champion • August 17, 2021

Story highlights Brain injury program provides diagnosis and treatment for all levels of [...]

By uclahealth • June 1, 2018

When it comes to youth sports, concussions have not always been taken seriously. That’s changing rapidly, however, as athletes, coaches and parents are becoming much more aware of the seriousness of these brain injuries. That’s a positive development, because concussions can cause long-term problems with brain function – especially [...]

By uclahealth • February 21, 2017

https://youtu.be/VQ6TCM7jlus Severe bumps to the head can happen during sports practice, kids’ play dates and even household accidents. Knowing when to seek care for head injuries can mean the difference between a full recovery and a lifelong disability or death. Dr. Paul Vespa, director of UCLA Health’s neurocritical [...]

By Elaine Schmidt • April 8, 2016