DISCUSSION

12:00 p.m.

Lunch

1:00 p.m.

Safety Standards for Protective Equipment Used in Youth
Sports

Michael Oliver, Executive Director, National Operating
Committee on Standards for Athletic Equipment (10 min)

Alan Ashare, M.D., President, Hockey Equipment
Certification Council (10 min)

DISCUSSION

1:30 p.m.

The Effectiveness of Protective Equipment for the
Prevention of Sports-Related Concussions in Youth

Stefan Duma, Ph.D., Professor and Department Head,
School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences, Virginia
Tech–Wake Forest University (20 min)

DISCUSSION

2:00 p.m.

The Role of Sports Rules and Training in the Prevention
of Sports-Related Concussions in Youth

Kevin Guskiewicz, Ph.D., ATC, FACSM, Chair,
Department of Exercise and Sport Science; Director,
Matthew Gfeller Sport-Related Traumatic Brain Injury
Research Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel
Hill (20 min)

DISCUSSION

2:30 p.m.

Break

2:45 p.m.

Perspectives of Families, Coaches, and Officials

Katherine Price Snedaker, M.S.W., Founder and Editor-in-Chief, SportsCAPP.com (10 min)



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