St. Elizabeth Sports Medicine to hold forum to educate parents, players, coaches on concussions

CRESTVIEW HILLS, Ky. -- As the nation learns more and more about the dangers of head injuries to athletes, a Northern Kentucky hospital is set to hold a forum on concussions.

Saint Elizabeth Sports Medicine will hold the event at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Thomas More College Holbrook Student Center at 333 Thomas More Pkwy.

Organizers said the aim is to teach parents, coaches and players about the danger of injuries to the brain.

The hospital said Dr. Michael Miller will present information on concussion evaluations, testing, return-to-play guidelines, the latest research on concussions and the Kentucky High School Athletic Association (KHSAA) regulations and guidelines.

The forum is free and open to any player, parent or coach interested in learning more about concussions.

Officials said space is limited so advanced registration is encouraged. People are asked to call 859-301-5600 or email Dawna Panko at: dawna.panko@stelizabeth.com to reserve a spot.

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