The purpose of the research is to discuss athletes’ experiences in sport, with an emphasis on talking about concussions. Athletes with or without a history of concussion are both welcome to participate. This study has been approved by the Research Ethics Board at the University of Toronto.
- 16-18 years old, any gender
- Participate in competitive sport at the highest or second-highest level (this includes club athletes, or any provincial/national athletes)
- Have been playing/competing for 5 years
- Train for 5 hours a week or more (during the competitive season)
This is a qualitative study, so the process includes meeting for an interview, which is usually 25-60 minutes and the possibility of a follow-up interview, which can be in-person or over the phone. Athletes are compensated with a gift card and up to 5 hours towards their required high school volunteer hours.
If you are interested in participating, or would like more information, you can contact Kaleigh at Kaleigh.email@example.com.