Researchers look to build healthy lives and communities

Researchers from four Faculties presented their research at the recent Building Healthy Lives and Communities Research Celebration, organized by the Office of Vice-President Research and Innovation, touching on everything from healthy aging and poverty to using technology to prevent bed sores. The research celebration brought together York University professors with expertise in many different fields […]

Significant increase in concussions among Ontario children and youth: York U study

The number of children and youth treated for concussions in both emergency departments and physicians’ offices in Ontario increased significantly between 2003 and 2010, with falls, hockey and skating injuries identified as the leading causes of pediatric concussion. That’s what a new joint study out of York University and the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences […]

New study finds concussion treatment for youths up 50% in seven years

New study finds concussion treatment for youths up 50% in seven years, says YorkU Kinesiology & Health Science Prof Alison Macpherson, the study’s lead author. Fournier says he understands the dangers his son faces on the ice — including getting slammed against boards and falling on the ice — but that’s not enough to scare […]