Mild TBI and concussions, particularly in a sport-related setting, are a major public health concern. In particular, since many sport-related concussions occur in a developing brain (pediatric or young adult) and may occur repeatedly, the concern for this is magnified. Conversely, the current generation is also facing epidemic levels of inactivity, with demonstrable risk for obesity. Inactivity and obesity are two of the strongest modifiable factors to promote long-term brain health. This session will be a different format, with each of 4 experts giving a very brief 7-10 minute time for prepared introductory comments, followed by a moderated panel discussion with the chairs, then opened up for questions from the audience.
At the conclusion of this session, attendees will be able to: