Updates in Sports-Related Concussion: A New Chapter

In honor of Brain Injury Awareness Month

Sponsored by The Matthew J. Morahan III Health Assessment Center for Athletes

Offering 1.0 CEU’s to Athletic Trainers

Core Topics

  • A focus on Acute Management, Rehabilitation and Prescriptive Recovery will include:
  • Active Recovery Progression
  • Academic Progression
  • Pillars of Concussion Management
  • Athletic Training Room Approach for Treatment and Prescription
  • Behavioral Cognitive Effects Post-Concussion

Keynote Speaker
Diana Toto, MS, Director, Sports Medicine and Business Development, Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center; Director, Matthew J. Morahan III Health Assessment Center for Athletes, RWJBarnabas Health

Diana has served as program director for the Matthew J. Morahan III Health Assessment Center for Athletes at RWJBarnabas Health (RWJBH) since 2011. She obtained her bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology at Penn State University and her master’s degree in Clinical Exercise Science from East Stroudsburg University. Prior to joining RWJBH, Diana worked as an exercise physiologist with athletes and other special populations for seven years in the healthcare industry. Diana has presented hundreds of talks on safety, concussion, prevention and sports injury management across New Jersey. In 2015, Diana was interviewed on Channel 3 WJLP New Jersey/New York on cardiac issues in youth athletes. Today, under Diana’s leadership, the Morahan Center currently manages over 30 schools across the state for varying services and continues to raise awareness on youth safety, screenings, injury prevention, and injury management. Diana is also an active member of the Brain Injury Alliance Committee for the State of New Jersey, and is a published author on acute concussion research for RWJBH. She was also lead author on the MORAHAN CAARPTM, a trademarked algorithm streamlining concussion care based on symptom threshold. Diana was invited to present this research and algorithm at the International Conference on Concussion in sports in Amsterdam in 2022. Always connected to sports, Diana is a long distance runner and has completed several distance runs and half marathons. She also played Division III collegiate-level softball for two years while attending a Penn State Branch campus in Reading, Pennsylvania, and was the assistant coach for Montgomery College Girls Softball in Rockville, Maryland in 2007.

Learning Objectives

  • Understanding of technological advances for objective measures of pathophysiology for concussion.
  • Knowledge of innovative techniques for practical application related to concussion management of athletes.
  • Evaluation based approaches and application in concussion medicine as it relates to athletes and recovery.

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