UF, FSU researchers collaborating to tackle youth concussions

Russell Bauer, Ph.D., administers a balance test.
UF researcher Russell Bauer administers a balance exam as part of a baseline screening at the North Florida Sports Concussion Workshop at Raines High School in Jacksonville. (Photo by Maria Farias/University of Florida)

The summer 2012 issue of UF’s Explore magazine features the UF CTSI’s collaboration with Florida State University to create Health IMPACTS for Florida to integrate medical practice and community-based translational science. UF and FSU are partnering with primary care practices in Gainesville, Jacksonville, Orlando and Tallahassee to conduct two pilot studies focused on concussions and health risks among youth: