Dr. Martin Mrazik

What is your role at the GSSMC?

I serve as a clinical neuropsychologist and consult with the sports medicine physicians about sports concussions. I am also one of the team members on the Complex Concussion Team.

Do you hold any positions outside the clinic?

Professor, Department of Educational Psychology, University of Alberta

What is your main area of practice?

Clinical Neuropsychology

What did you study and where?

I have a BSc, BEd, Med (School Psychology) from the University of Alberta. My Phd was completed at the University of Georgia (Clinical Neuropsychology).

Do you have any specific research interests & publications?

Research Interests: Traumatic Brain Injury and Sport Concussion.

  • Emery, C.A., Eliason, P., Warriyar, V., Palacios-Derflingher, L., Black, A.M., Krolikiwski, M., Spencer, N., Sick, S. Kozak, S., Schneider, K.J., Babul, S., Mrazik, M., Lebrun, C., Goulet, C.,, Macpherson, Al. Hagel, B.E. (In Press). Body checking in non-elite adolescent ice hockey leagues: It is never too late for policy change aiming to protect the health of adolescents. British Journal of Sports Medicine.
  • Manaseer, T. S., Gross, D. P., Mrazik, M., Schneider, K., & Whittaker, J. L. (2021). Re-conceptualizing postural control assessment in sport-related concussion: transitioning from the reflex/hierarchical model to the systems model. Physiotherapy theory and practice37(7), 763-774. https://doi.org/10.1080/09593985.2019.1648624
  • Emery, C.A., Eliason, P., Warriyar, V., Palacios0Derflingher, L., Black, A.M., Krolikiwski, M., Spencer, N., Sick, S. Kozak, S., Schneider, K.J., Babul, S., Mrazik, M., Lebrun, C., Goulet, C.,, Macpherson, Al. Hagel, B.E. (In Press). Factors Associated with Clinical Recovery following Concussion in Youth Ice Hockey Players. Orthopedic Journal of Sports Medicine.
  • Emery, CA, Palacios-Derflingher, L., Black, AM, Eliason, P., Krolikowski, M., Spender, N., Kozak, S., Schneider, KJ, Babul, S., Mrazik, M. Lebrun, CM, Goulet, C., Macpherson, A., Hagel, G. (2019). Does disallowing body checking in non-elite 13- to 14-year-old ice hockey leagues reduce rates of injury and concussion? A cohort study in two Canadian Provinces. British Journal of Sports Medicine. http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bjsports-2019-101092
  • Gaudet L, Eliyahu L, Beach J, Mrazik M, Cummings G, Voaklander D, Rowe BH. Workers' recovery from concussions presenting to the emergency department. Occupational Medicine. 2019; 69:419–427. https://doi.org/10.1093/occmed/kqz089
  • Register-Mihalik JK, Guskiewicz KM, Marshall SW, McCulloch KL, Mihalik JP1, Mrazik M, Murphy I, Naidu D, Ranapurwala SI, Schneider K, Gildner P, McCrea M, and Active Rehab Study Consortium Investigators. Methodology and implementation of a randomized controlled trial (RCT) for early post-concussion rehabilitation: The Active Rehab Study. (2019). Frontiers in Neurology. In Review. https://doi.org/10.3389/fneur.2019.01176
  • Mrazik, M., Naidu, D., Borza, C., Kobitowich, T., Shergill, S., (2019). King Devick computerized neurocognitive test scores in professional football players with learning and attentional disabilities; Journal of the Neurological Sciences.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jns.2019.02.020

Do you work specific days/hours?

Wednesdays with the Complex Concussion Team and Friday afternoons

Are you affiliated with any teams?

Edmonton Oilers

Edmonton Eskimos

FC Edmonton

University of Alberta Varsity Athletics


What is your favourite way to stay active?

Triathlons and hiking with my family