Nebraska Science Event to Focus On Sports Medicine

By: The Associated Press Email
By: The Associated Press Email

The University of Nebraska Medical Center is hosting a free science event that will focus on sports medicine.

The "Science CafA" event is scheduled for 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Slowdown, an entertainment venue in Omaha. The scheduled speaker is Rusty McKune, sports medicine program coordinator for the Nebraska Medical Center, the university's hospital partner.

McKune will talk about sports medicine and a new state concussion law that affects athletes 19 years old and younger.

McKune has spent the majority of his career working in athletic training rooms of high schools, colleges, and professional athletic organizations. He also served as president of the Nebraska State Athletic Trainers Association.

The talk will also be streamed live to Chadron State College.


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