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A Night Of Playing It Safe: Concussion Awareness Presented At Watchung Hills

By THE ALTERNATIVE PRESS STAFF

May 17, 2014 at 2:36 PM

WARREN, NJ - On Monday, May 19, A Night of Playing it Safe will be presented at Watchung Hills Regional High School at 108 Stirling Rd, Warren, NJ with 6:00 p.m. registration and a 6:30 p.m. presentation.
 
The presentation will include:
 
• Concussion: warning signs, symptoms and what you need to know
• Post concussion management • Concussion screening
• Tips to help young athletes perform and play in a safe environment
• Returning to play after a concussion
• Cardiac screening, warning signs, and symptoms
 
 
The program is presented by Matthew J. Morahan III Health Assessment Center and Watchung Pediatrics and include:
 
Dr. John Shumko, MD, PHD –Medical Coordinator of Sports Injury and Assessment, 
John Gallucci, Jr., MS, ATC, PT, DPT – Medical Coordinator, Major League Soccer
Diana Toto, MS, Exercise Physiologist,, Program Coordinator, Matthew J. Morahan III
Health Assessment Center for Athletes at Barnabas Health