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Sport en Harsingskudding

Sport en Harsingskudding

Written by on May 13, 2014 in Concussion Articles

Neem jou kind aan kontaksport deel, is harsingskudding maar altyd in ’n mens se agterkop. Maar latere probleme kan voorkom word. Rooi Rose Magazine, June 2014, Page 84.

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Concussion in schoolboy rugby not all one big headache

Concussion in schoolboy rugby not all one big headache

Written by on May 22, 2013 in Concussion Articles with 0 Comments

Figures from SA Rugby indicate that 12-15 percent of boys playing rugby in any given season will be concussed and that there is a 50 percent chance of a player receiving a blow to the head, resulting in concussion, at some time in his school rugby career.

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Concussion associated with depression

Concussion associated with depression

Written by on May 22, 2013 in Concussion Articles with 0 Comments

A study presented at the American College of Sports Medicine annual meeting by Kevin Guskiewicz and others and about to be published in Med Sci Sports Exerc claims that the risk of depression later in life is three times higher in those American football players who have suffered three or more concussive episodes in their career..

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Concussion programme will save lives

Concussion programme will save lives

Written by on May 22, 2013 in Concussion Articles with 0 Comments

Recently retired Lions doctor Jon Patricios to advance the drive to make the management and treatment of concussion in rugby more scientific and efficient through the Pharos Concussion Programme.

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What is a concussion?

What is a concussion?

Written by on May 22, 2013 in Concussion Articles with 0 Comments

A concussion is an injury to the head caused by a direct or indirect blow to the head. It is defined as a complex pathophysiological process affecting the brain, induced by traumatic biomechanical forces.

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