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SPORTS MEDICINE in the News 19/05/17

NRL competition committee to consider independent doctors for concussion + Explainer: How the rugby league concussion test works + Concussion, dementia and CTE: are we getting it very wrong? + Has rugby applied high tackle laws, or have referees stopped enforcing them? + There is no such thing as “just” concussion + Concussion in AFL remains a critical issue +AFLW [...]

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SPORTS MEDICINE in the News 06/04/17

Australian Rugby Union tackles concussion problem with blue card + Automotive Expertise to Tackle Concussions From The Turf Up + Girls' football has highest concussion rate of high school sports, study finds + Single sport focus before age 12 poses injury risk in young athletes + Concussion remains a time bomb for rugby league + AFL doctor reveals tricks of [...]

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Ankle Taping for Proprioception

New research on taping for proprioception (balance): Rigid tape no better that K tape.If your balance is worse than average - tape helps.If your balance is better than average - tape hinders.Comfortable tape improves balance.Uncomfortable tape hinders balance.

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SPORTS MEDICINE in the News 24/03/17

Female soccer players suffer the most concussions in high school sports + Concussion eye test eliminating patient influence could be 'holy grail' for sports medicine + NRL players' brains shown to be more damaged than brains of non-players, says neuroscientist + NRL hand concussion fines to Titans, Dragons and Knights worth $350,000 + MMA fights could be regulated more [...]

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SPORTS MEDICINE in the News 14/03/17

Cauliflower ear: Causes, symptoms, and treatments + Why artificial turf may truly be bad for kids + IAAF steps up investigation into fears over springs in Nike running shoes + NZ rugby concussion study to go global + Premier League players to be told: stand back and let medics treat head trauma + Blurred lines: building winning athletes in sport [...]

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Sports Medicine in the News 06/03/17

Ian Thorpe on bullying, depression and athletes' mental health + Does tart cherry juice really help athletes? + Does stretching help prevent injuries when you exercise? + Government spends millions more on rugby safety - with focus on concussion, linked to dementia + Brisbane Broncos to come under concussion scrutiny + NZ Rugby tackles concussion head-on in expanded RugbySmart programme [...]

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SPORTS MEDICINE in the News 01/03/17

‘Lift The Weight’ Campaign Urges Rugby Players To Open Up About Mental Heath Issues +Is football heading for headguards - or will heading the ball be banned? +Not all concussion monitors work effectively, researchers say +NRL concussion lawsuit was 'inevitable', says RLPA chief in wake of James McManus action +Case could prompt NRL concussion review [...]

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SPORTS MEDICINE in the News 21/02/17

Youth Football Injuries: A Prospective Cohort +Rugby's concussion problem: Headache that won't go away +Hitting 'rock bottom': When professional athletes struggle with life after sport + Uefa to launch study into link between playing football and dementia +5 THINGS ATHLETES WON’T ADMIT ABOUT LIFE AFTER SPORT + Heading footballs can injure adolescents' brains as well + 

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​Coupon Code for $25 Off 38mm Rigid Strapping Tape

We have new stock of 38mm Premium Rigid Strapping Tape and not enough space to store it.Enter the Coupon Code: C68E1OAG2BTH at Order Confirmation during Checkout for $25 Off.*Offer is valid until Friday 25th February : )

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SPORTS MEDICINE in the News 16/02/17

NFL concussion settlement closes on August 7, judge urges retired players to register +AIS urges caution with concussion in children +Mixed pathologies including chronic traumatic encephalopathy account for dementia in retired association football (soccer) players +Footballers could be at risk of dementia from blows to the head +A New Physics Discovery Could Make You A [...]

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