Tuesday, January 31, 2012

NOCSAE Awards Grant for Hyperbaric Study at University of North Carolina Sports-Related TBI Research Center

Last week the National Operating Committee on Standards for Athletic Equipment (NOCSAE) awarded a research grant to Jason P. Mihalik, PhD, who will lead a study entitled "Effect of hyperbaric oxygen therapy on acute treatment of sport-related traumatic brain injury" at the Department of Exercise and Sport Science's Matthew A. Gfeller Sport-Related Traumatic Brain Injury Research Center at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Directed by 2011 MacArthur Fellow Kevin Guskiewicz, PhD, the UNC center will split more than $845,000 with four others. Mihalik's is the only study to investigate the use of hyperbaric oxygen. CLICK HERE to read the full NOCSAE news release.

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