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FREE Sports Concussion Seminar

The Chattanooga Concussion Prevention Initiative (CCPI) and The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and the Vanderbilt Sports Concussion Center (VSCC) will host a FREE seminar on sports concussion safety on Tuesday, August 13, 6:30-8 p.m. at the University Center Auditorium at The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. Coaches, school administrators, and parents will learn how to protect child-athletes from concussions.

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Free Seminar: Sports Concussion Education

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and the Chattanooga Concussion Prevention Initiative are hosting a FREE sports concussion seminar for community coaches, parents, and school administrators in conjunction with Vanderbilt Sports Concussion Center.

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University partners with local organization for scuba diving event

The pool in McClellan Gym is usually home to students getting in a few laps or the occasional exercise class, but for one night it gave people with disabilities and their families a chance of a lifetime by offering a scuba diving lesson.

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Professor recognized as ‘Educator of the Year’

UC Foundation Professor of Health and Human Performance Dr. Marisa Colston was honored by The Tennessee Athletic Trainers’ Society (TATS) with the Jerry Robertson Educator of the Year Award.  The award was presented to her this month at the TATS Annual Awards Banquet at Baptist Hospital in Nashville.

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Professor chairs presidential committee on health and fitness

In an effort to help Americans improve their physical activity and nutrition habits, President Barack Obama initiated The President’s Council on Fitness, Sports, and Nutrition (PCFSN). To assist with the task of promoting good health and fitness, Dr. Gregory Heath, UTC Guerry Professor of Health and Human Performance and Assistant Provost for Research and Engagement, has been named chair of the Science Board for the Council.

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