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SPORTS MEDICINE in the News 17/08/17

Head injuries: What makes a tackle risky? + Head injuries in Rugby: The key evidence and law change advice + Concussion affecting young teens, pre-teens at higher rate than anyone else +Wayne Carey wants all pain-killing injections to be banned, claims it’s ‘performance-enhancing’ + Nicotine in sports: high use but little evidence of effects on performanceWhen Sports Injuries [...]

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SPORTS MEDICINE in the News 28/07/17

Nearly half of WA sporting teams have at least one 'unhealthy' sponsor + Does taking ibuprofen for pain do more harm than good? + As Workouts Intensify, a Harmful Side Effect Grows More Common + The Risk of Exertional Heatstroke to Young Athletes + A neuropathologist has examined the brains of 111 N.F.L. players + NRL to examine use of [...]

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SPORTS MEDICINE in the News 17/07/17

The future of sports ‘doping’ may be faecal transplants + Rhabdomyolysis: Causes, symptoms, and treatment + Concussions still able to 'slip through the net' despite advancement in treating head injuries + Why does it seem like nobody cares about female concussions? + Recovery Tips for Elite Athletes + "PROTECT YOUR BODIES": ADVICE TO FEMALE FOOTBALLERS + Sloane makes scary admission about [...]

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SPORTS MEDICINE in the News 30/06/17

AFL injury report: Games lost to concussion again on the rise + Explainer: what is traumatic brain injury? + Concussionometer Does Concussion Assessment In A Few Minutes + Denial and depression: recovering from long-term injury isn’t just about the body + 'I need help': Hall of Famer Warren Sapp has memory loss after NFL career + AFL players back new [...]

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SPORTS MEDICINE in the News 06/06/17

How Technological Advances Could Create Better Tests for Brain Injury, Change Sports Culture + AI to spot concussions +Could 'Concussionometer' be answer to dealing with head knocks in NRL? + Concussion in sport: Children to be kept off field for two weeks under new recommendations +Painkillers in sport: A 'career necessity' or a 'serious health risk'? +Injury [...]

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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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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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