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Springer Publishing announces the publication of a new book entitled "The Handbook of Sport Neuropsychology" edited by Frank Webbe. An estimated 300,000 sport-related concussions occur every year in the United States, many of which lead to short- or long-term impairment or even sudden death. Frank Webbe, one of the foremost leaders in the field, has compiled the most up-to-date, comprehensive volume on sport neuropsychology currently available. It presents, through the contributions of leading practitioners in the field, an exhaustive study of sport-related concussions and the multitude of management and treatment issues that arise from them.

The handbook is structured within a conceptual framework, which includes an overview ofthe field, ethical considerations, risk factors and mechanisms, diagnosis and assessment, and counseling and rehabilitation principles. It integrates research findings from a wide variety of professional and amateur sports, including football, hockey, boxing, wrestling, and others. The book also addresses collateral effects ofmild and traumatic head injury such as Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, and depression. Synthesizing all the diverse facets of the burgeoning field of sport neuropsychology, this clear and concise volume will serve as a springboard for research yet to be realized.

12th Annual Sport Psychology Professional Training Workshop

"Developing Your Knowledge, Skills, and Practice in Sport Psychology", an intensive workshop, will be conducted by the Ohio Center for Sport Psychology, June 24-25, 2011, Friday and Saturday, at the Hampton Inn, Middleburg Hts., OH, a suburb of Cleveland.

The program is designed for mental health and sport science professionals and students who are interested in starting or expanding practices in sport psychology. Psychologists can earn thirteen APA recognized C.E.U.'s.

The workshop will be conducted by Jack J. Lesyk, PhD, CC-AASP, author of Developing Sport Psychology within Your Clinical Practice. Burt Giges, MD, past president of the Association for Applied Sport Psychology, will be the Principal Guest Presenter.

For additional information check SportPsych.org or contact Dr. Lesyk at (216) 575-6175.