SMART Concussion Treatment Trial for Youth


Our study team is examining whether a 6 week concussion treatment program that treats specific symptoms of headache and neck pain or dizziness, is more effective than a concussion treatment program that treats all of those symptoms more broadly.


Currently recruiting participants: Yes

Eligible gender: Male, Female, Transgender, Other

Eligible ages: 13 to 19

Inclusion criteria:

We are looking for youth aged 13-19 who:
- have sustained a concussion in the last 3 weeks
- have access to a smartphone or computer
- can come to the Acute Sport Concussion Clinic at the University of Calgary

Exclusion criteria:

We cannot enroll patients who:
- have underlying inflammatory diseases
- have other injuries that would not allow them to do physical activity or participate or have a concussion due to a motor vehicle accident
- have had a moderate or severe brain injury


Fill out the following form if you want to participate in this research

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Contact information

Study Coordinator: Heather Godfrey, RN & Astrid Han

Principal investigator:

Carolyn Emery

Clinical trial: