Brain Injury Links

Brain Injury Links


General Brain Injury Information - an archive of articles written about brain injury by Paul Mitchell, Q.C. - education, awareness, and advocacy - preventing, treating, and living with traumatic brain injury - brain injury information and resources in B.C. - public awareness and knowledge of acquired/traumatic brain injury - traumatic brain injury rehabilitation and resources - Ontario Brain Injury Association; provides education, awareness, and support - Pain BC programs and resources available to help manage the physical, emotional, and practical effects of chronic pain


Aerobic Exercise After Brain Injury

Recent research used to help safely form the parameters of our Aerobic Exercise Program, including exercise duration, frequency, type, and intensity:

Chin L, et al. 2015. Improved cognitive performance following aerobic exercise training in people with traumatic brain injury.

Chin L et al. 2014. Improved cardiorespiratory fitness with aerobic exercise training in individuals with traumatic brain injury.

Garber CE, Blissmer B, Deschenes MR, Franklin BA, Lee IM, Nieman DC, Swain DP. Quantity and Quality of Exercise for Developing and Maintaining Cardiorespiratory, Musculoskeletal, and Neuromotor Fitness in Apparently Healthy Adults: Guidance for Prescribing Exercise.

Gordon WA, Sliwinksi M, Echo J, McLoughlin M, Sheerer MS, Meili TE. The benefits of exercise in individuals with traumatic brain injury: A retrospective study. (Note: Link takes you to abstract of this article.)

McCullagh S, Feinstein A.(2011). Cognitive Changes. In Silver JM, McAllister, TW, Yudofsky SC (eds), Textbook of Traumatic Brain Injury 2nd edition. (pages 279-293) American Psychiatric Publishing Inc. (Note: Link takes you to abstract of this chapter in the textbook.)

Mossberg K. 2010. Endurance training and cardiorespiratory conditioning after traumatic brain injury.



Ahead of the Game | Dr. Paul van Donkelaar and Karen Mason | TEDxKelowna - A women’s shelter executive director and a neuroscientist team up to explore how expanding concussion research to examine the intersection of traumatic brain injury and intimate partner violence has the potential to change policy, procedure, and lives.  (For more information or support related to intimate partner violence connect with the Kelowna Women's Shelter.)