Stephen Russo, Ph.D. is a licensed clinical psychologist and an assistant professor at NSU's Center for Psychological Studies.
He is also the director of NSU's Sport Psychology Program and the Sport Medicine Clinic within NSU's College of Osteopathic Medicine.
This brings together a multi-disciplinary sports medicine team made up of experts from osteopathic medicine, physical therapy, athletic training, sports nutrition and strength and conditioning.
Russo is also an active member of both the Association for Applied Sport Psychology and the Sport & Exercise Division of the American Psychological Association.
is a nationally and internationally recognized expert on sports-related concussion, sport psychology and mental training.
and a team of physicians routinely see patients with sport-related concussions - including high-school aged athletes, and younger - to determine the severity of their injury and to help manage the "return-to-play" process.
and physicians at NSU
have created a unique partnership with the Broward County Athletic Association
(Broward County Public Schools) to educate coaches, school administrators, athletic trainers and others on the effects of concussions and how to properly manage athletes before they return to the playing field.
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