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John Leddy

Session Title:

Physical Exam Elements That Distinguish Concussion

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The Complexity of Mild TBI : Case Presentations and Panel Discussion

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Physiology of Concussion: Assessment and Treatment Implications

Biography:

Dr. John J. Leddy is Professor of Clinical Orthopedics, Internal Medicine, and Rehabilitation Sciences at the University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, a Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine and of the American College of Physicians, and Director of Outcomes Research for the Department of Orthopaedics. He is a Division 1 team physician and Program Director for the Sports Medicine Fellowship at the University at Buffalo. He is the Medical Director of the University at Buffalo Concussion Clinic, which is the first center in the United States to use a standardized treadmill test to establish recovery from concussion and to use exercise in the rehabilitation of patients with prolonged concussion symptoms. He is published in the fields of orthopedics, sports medicine, physiology, nutrition, concussion and post-concussion syndrome. His primary research interest is the investigation of the basic mechanisms of the disturbance of whole body physiology in concussion and how to help to restore the physiology to normal to help patients recover to safely return to activity and sport.