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A BIOS inter-disciplinary examination of youth sport


Throughout the month of March, BIOS is looking at how youth sport is studied at our UW-Madison campus and beyond. We've added additional seminars and presentations to our BIOS Spring semester. All information and sessions are available to the public and please check our website for continued updates and for additional details. See a schedule of events below:



Below are additional youth sport resources:


Dr. Mayrena Isamar Hernandez

Click the picture for the full seminar video and additional resources on the impact of the social determinants of health on athletic health care


Dr. Peter Miller


Matthew Trnian


Dr. Karissa Niehoff

Refer to NFHS data on sport participation in the US


Dr. Julie Stamm


Grace Loberg, Danielle Hart, and Giorgia Civita

Research shows us many benefits from participating in athletics. But each young athlete’s journey is different. Three key members of the UW national championship volleyball team, Gio Civita, Danielle Hart, and Grace Loberg, joined SGG to discuss some key aspects of their remarkable pathways through sports.


Dr. Julie Stamm

So, what does the research really say about brain injury and trauma and youth sports? BIOS hosted cutting-edge researcher and UW-Madison faculty member Julie Stamm, who discussed her work from her recent book. Hear what she had to say in the research presentation linked below:


Dr. Travis Dorsch


Dr. Tim McGuine

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