Dr. Michael Cusimano on Concussions in Soccer

Premiere DateJul 3, 2017
Categories Culture Politics Talk
00:00 Intro
00:44 Dr. Michael Cusimano
02:51 Concussions in Soccer
05:26 Responsibility on Personnel or Players?
07:31 Changing Competitive Culture
08:32 Improvements to Soccer Concussion Policies
11:00 Where Does Soccer Stand?
12:46 Outro
13:28 Man Over Bored Los Colognes
18:54 Finish

Dr. Michael Cusimano joins the show to discuss his recent study on concussion protocols during the 2014 World Cup and the prevalence of head injuries in soccer.

Dr. Michael Cusimano is a professor in the Department of Surgery at the University of Toronto and staff neurosurgeon at St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto. He’s also the co-author of a study looking into the adherence to the recommendation made by the International Consensus Conference in Sports Related Concussions. Click here to read more about the study.


Joe Virgillito is a staff writer and podcast producer at BTRtoday He is a graduate of Quinnipiac University with a degree in journalism. In his spare time, he enjoys reading and wandering around aimlessly, as…