Kathryn J. Schneider

Contact via University of Calgary

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Recent Research Projects

Advancing Concussion Assessment and Treatment in Children and Youth

2015/16-2020/21 • $3,341,337 • PI,Other
Each year, millions of children sustain concussions/mild traumatic brain injuries (mTBI), and 15-25% suffer persistent symptoms and declines in quality of life. Clinicians caring for these children face three critical, unanswered questions: how to diagnose concussion, how to predict which...

SHRed Injuries: Preventing Injuries and their Consequences in Youth Sport and Recreation

2018/19-2020/21 • $407,021 • PI,Other
Injuries are not accidents; they are predictable and preventable. Injuries are the leading cause of ill health and mortality in Canadian youth. Sport and recreational (S&R) injuries account for more than 40% of this burden. One in 3 youth seeks medical attention for a S&R related injury each...

Canadian Concussion Network

2019/20-2020/21 • $406,290 • PI,Other
Each year, an estimated 250,000 Canadians and more than 40 million people worldwide sustain a concussion. Children and adolescents account for 50% of concussions, mostly occurring during sport and recreational activities; in Canada, roughly 1 in 10 teens will seek medical care for a...

Seeing-Moving-Playing: Early Rehabilitation utilizing visual and vestibular technology following traumatic brain injury (SiMPly Rehab Study)

2016/17-2019/20 • $112,500 • PI
Traumatic brain injuries (TBI) are among the most commonly occurring injuries internationally. Dizziness and difficulty with balance and vision may occur following a TBI. Many people recovery in the initial weeks following injury but in some cases symptoms and difficulty functioning continues...

Safe to Play: A longitudinal research program to establish best practice in the prevention, early diagnosis and management of sport-related concussion in youth ice hockey players

2012/13-2017/18 • $747,691 • PI,CO,Other
Over half a million Canadian youth are registered in ice hockey leagues, and 10-20% of them get a concussion each year. The long-term effects of concussion and the best way to treat it are still unknown, especially in youth. This is a frightening thought for parents, doctors, and athletes. We...

Canadian concussion research network and agenda planning meeting

2017/18 • $17,247 • PI,CO,Other
Concussions affect over 3 million people in North America annually yet remain under recognized and poorly understood. The Canadian government has mandated that the Ministers of Health and of Sport and Persons with Disabilities work together to support a national strategy to raise awareness about...

Injury Prevention RACE (Research and Community Engagement) Symposium

2017/18 • $10,000 • PI,CO
The University of Calgary is an international leader in concussion and sport injury prevention research, with a focus on youth sport and recreational injury prevention. The University's Integrated Concussion Research Program (ICRP) and International Olympic Committee Sport Injury Prevention...