SPC Concussion Committee: Heather Clegg, Jenny Dea, Siobhan Karam, Dianna Moulden, Marc Rizzardo, Kathryn Schneider, Ashley Lewis (SPC staff)

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Kathryn Schneider PT, PhD

Dr. Kathryn Schneider is an Assistant Professor and Clinician Scientist (physiotherapist) in the Sport Injury Prevention Research Centre, Faculty of Kinesiology at the University of Calgary.  Her research focuses on the prevention and treatment of sport-related concussion, with an emphasis on the role of the cervical spine and vestibular systems. She led a randomized controlled trial that identified a large treatment effect using multimodal physiotherapy and vestibular rehabilitation in athletes who have persistent

symptoms following sport-related concussion. She was a member of the Consensus Panel at the 4th International Consensus on Concussion in Sport in Zurich, 2012 and an author on the 4th Consensus statement.  She is a Scientific Committee Member and Expert Panel Member for the 5thInternational Consensus on Concussion in Sport (Berlin, October 2016). She was selected as Avenue Magazine¹s ‘Top 40 under 40’ in 2012 and was an invited speaker (via videoconference) at the International Olympic Committee medical meetings at the Sochi Olympic Winter Games (2014) and Rio Olympic Summer Games (2016).  She is a Clinical Specialist in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy and has completed her Advanced Diploma of Manual and Manipulative Therapy and education in Vestibular Rehabilitation. She has also taught many courses in the area of concussion, vestibular rehabilitation and the cervical spine.