Centre of Excellence:

  • University of Zürich, Switzerland
  • University Hospital Zürich, Switzerland
  • Swiss Concussion Center, Switzerland

Medical Specialty:


General information:

Nina Feddermann-Demont completed her studies in medicine at the Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster; in addition, she holds an intermediate diploma in sports science from the German Sports University of Cologne and completed further training in manual medicine. She has been working at the Department of Neurology, Interdisciplinary Centre for Vertigo and Neurological Visual Disorders, University and University Hospital of Zurich since 2010. In 2015 she became a specialist in neurology and head of the Swiss Concussion Centre (SCC). Nina is a member of the international Concussion in Sports group and NINDS Common-data-elements (CDE) Working Group on Sport-Related Concussion. She has led interdisciplinary research projects on head injuries, and co-authored several review papers on different aspects of concussion in sport.

Team/Sports/Research/Academic Involvement:

  • Head of the Swiss Concussion Center
  • Senior physician at the University of Zurich
  • Member of the Concussion in Sports Group
  • Member of Sport-Related Concussion NINDS Common-data-elements (CDE) Working Group
  • Member of the FIFA Medical Assessment and Research Centre (until 2016)


A player who has sustained a head trauma during training or match play needs to be screened for a concussion.

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