Alison Macpherson

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 […]

Research on children's injuries will push policy: York U project

A new project led by York University Professor Alison Macpherson will move evidence about how to prevent child and youth injuries into action. Macpherson, a professor in the School of Kinesiology & Health Science in York’s Faculty of Health, has been awarded one of six Canadian Institutes of Health Research(CIHR) Chairs in Reproductive and Child […]