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Expert on youth football head injuries to speak

March 5, 2012

Thursday, March 8 -- Stefan Duma, a national expert on concussion, will talk about his work on head impacts in youth football at 4 p.m. in Room 1005 of the Genome and Biomedical Sciences Facility at the University of California, Davis.

Duma is professor and department head at the Virginia Tech-Wake Forest University School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences and director of the Center for Injury Biomechanics.

Duma's research on head impacts in second-graders playing youth league football has received wide attention. His group found high-level impacts in both practices and games, and made recommendations to reduce serious head impacts in practices.

Duma's talk is part of the Department of Biomedical Engineering’s Distinguished Seminar Series.

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