UH-Manoa to host summit to discuss the effects of concussions among athletes

Updated: Jul. 8, 2019 at 11:21 AM HST
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HONOLULU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) - An average of 1,000 concussions were sustained annually by Hawaii’s high school athletes over the last decade, according to the Hawaii Concussion Awareness and Management Program.

The University of Hawaii at Manoa will be hosting an upcoming concussion summit that will look at research-based evidence and discuss techniques to help manage a concussion, from initial injury to recovery.

College of Education dean Nathan Murata was on Sunrise with more details.

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