Tag: concussion

Concussion- Facts

April 5, 2018 When facts are stranger than fiction! Causes of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) in Youth and Adolescents There are various causes of Concussion in Youth and Adolescents.  Not every event is the result of participating in a high-risk sport. As a matter of fact, only 30% of the concussions reported ever year, are […]

Congratulations Diane Matyas

“Today, on International Women’s Day, I am so pleased to tell you that you are one of ten leaders being recognized by the Leading Women and Leading Girls Building Communities Program here in Kitchener-Waterloo.” Katherine Fife- NDP MPP Kitchener Waterloo Congratulations to Diane Matyas, CEO and co-founder of Sportfitz. SportFitz is leading the pack with […]

Why we don’t REPORT a Traumatic Brain Injury!

“Athletes aware of concussions, but still refuse to report!” McGill University study / CTV Montreal Published Friday, January 5, 2018, C S G: How do you define stupid! Just read this article! Canadian Football players are equal to NOTHING! Most if not all will never play in the major leagues? Most aren’t equivalent to a […]

Rugby World Cup Welcomes Berlin Consensus update!

World Rugby welcomes Berlin Consensus Statement on concussion in sport

SportFitz team up with Girl Geek Waterloo Region

Join our CEO Diane Matyas as she takes centre stage as keynote speaker on 25 July 2017.  Diane will lead us through her trials and tribulations and her experience as an Entrepreneur within the wear-able technology.  

3 Professional NFL players donate their brain for Concussion

THREE NFL PRO-BOWLERS PLEDGE TO DONATE THEIR BRAINS TO THE CONCUSSION LEGACY FOUNDATION TO SUPPORT CTE AND CONCUSSION RESEARCH THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 2017 Mel Farr Jr. among 30 new pledges from former NFL players. Mel Farr Sr. had stage 3 CTE when he died, his family announced Monday (Boston) – The Concussion Legacy Foundation announced […]

Women & Wearables TO -SportFitz to showcase wearable Technology

Waterloo based SportFitz, Wearable Traumatic Brain Injury Reduction Technology, Selected to Showcase at Women & Wearables TO: An evening of celebration, discussion & activism, Tuesday, March 28, 2017, 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM, MaRS Discovery District, 101 College Street, Toronto, ON. We Are Wearables and Electric Runway have teamed up to host “Women and Wearables” a night of […]