Friday, Oct. 12, 2018

Save the date for the inaugural Charles M. Tipton '52 Alumni College in Exercise Science.

Charles M. Tipton

The theme of the Charles M. Tipton '52 Alumni College in Exercise Science will be concussions. You’ll hear from authorities in the field, featuring a world-renowned expert on concussions, Dr. Robert Cantu.

Topics will range from trends in the debate on youth playing contact sports to the psychological impact of concussion and clinical trajectory, diagnosis, and treatment.

CEUs, CMEs, and PDPs will be offered.

Agenda

  • 9-9:45 a.m. Check-in
  • 9:45-10 a.m. Welcome from Mary-Beth A. Cooper, PhD, DM, President, Springfield College
  • 10-11 a.m. Keynote: "Concussion: The Past, Present, and Future"
    • Dr. Robert Cantu, world-renowned expert on concussions
  • 11-11:45 a.m. Panel Discussion: "Why I Play, Why I Don't"
    • Voices of Student-athletes, Parents, Coaches, and Athletic Trainers
    • Moderated by Charlie Redmond '68, retired dean of the School of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation
  • Noon-1:30 p.m. Lunch
  • 1:30-2:15 p.m. Speaker: "Psychological Readiness to Return to Sport after Concussion"
    • Britt Brewer, Springfield College Professor of Psychology
  • 2:15-2:45 p.m. Speaker: "Cognitive Implications of Concussion"
    • Brooke Hallowell, PhD, Springfield College Dean of the School of Health Sciences and Rehabilitation Studies
  • 2:45-3:30 p.m. Q & A with speakers
  • 4 p.m. Social

Reserve your room

Hotel Information

Make your reservations by Sept. 11, 2018, at the following hotels:

  • Hampton Inn in downtown Springfield, (413) 310-2300
  • Hilton Garden Inn in downtown Springfield, (413) 866-8000