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#Concussion

# concussion - Tuesday 10 January, 2017

American football hits similar to 62 car crashes per game - new research
# American Football
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# American Football

American football hits similar to 62 car crashes per game - new research

Jan 10th 2017, 4:49 PM 18,321 Views 10 Comments

Researchers used a special mouthguard to collect the data.

# concussion - Monday 9 January, 2017

World Rugby 'disappointed' with handling of George North head injury but no sanction for Northampton
# Slap On The Wrist
From The42
# Slap On The Wrist

World Rugby 'disappointed' with handling of George North head injury but no sanction for Northampton

Jan 9th 2017, 2:34 PM 2,620 Views 7 Comments

World Rugby says the club failed to manage the injury properly.

# concussion - Friday 30 December, 2016

George North to start for Northampton on Sunday after recovering from head injury
# Head Games
From The42
# Head Games

George North to start for Northampton on Sunday after recovering from head injury

Dec 30th 2016, 2:35 PM 3,453 Views 2 Comments

He has been named in the Saints’ team for their New Year’s Day clash with Gloucester.

# concussion - Thursday 29 December, 2016

'I began vomiting. I was still allowed back on the field' - Jamie Cudmore's frightening concussion story
# Head Games
From The42
# Head Games

'I began vomiting. I was still allowed back on the field' - Jamie Cudmore's frightening concussion story

Dec 29th 2016, 11:44 AM 8,308 Views 14 Comments

“It’s nice to say that we want to protect players but we’ve really got to put some action behind those words.”

# concussion - Wednesday 28 December, 2016

Former Irish international added to the Connacht coaching ticket for the remainder of the season
# New Addition
From The42
# New Addition

Former Irish international added to the Connacht coaching ticket for the remainder of the season

Dec 28th 2016, 7:00 AM 11,074 Views 5 Comments

Nathan White was forced to retire from the sport this year as a result of a concussion injury.

# concussion - Friday 23 December, 2016

World Rugby to speak to RFU after 'apparent non-compliance' regarding George North head injury
# Rumbling On
From The42
# Rumbling On

World Rugby to speak to RFU after 'apparent non-compliance' regarding George North head injury

Dec 23rd 2016, 8:51 PM 4,689 Views 9 Comments

The winger seemed to temporarily lose consciousness in a game against Leicester earlier this month but was allowed to resume playing.

# concussion - Saturday 10 December, 2016

Northampton admit that George North 'probably was' concussed last weekend
# Head Injury
From The42
# Head Injury

Northampton admit that George North 'probably was' concussed last weekend

Dec 10th 2016, 4:13 PM 5,586 Views 7 Comments

The Premiership club are waiting to learn whether they will be punished for their treatment of the incident.

# concussion - Tuesday 6 December, 2016

George North likely to miss Leinster clash as he undergoes head injury assessment
# HIA
From The42
# HIA

George North likely to miss Leinster clash as he undergoes head injury assessment

Dec 6th 2016, 3:55 PM 9,752 Views 26 Comments

The 24-year-old was injured on Saturday.

# concussion - Tuesday 29 November, 2016

21-year-old quarterback says he's quitting football after the season: 'I need my brain'
# Head Games
From The42
# Head Games

21-year-old quarterback says he's quitting football after the season: 'I need my brain'

Nov 29th 2016, 10:44 AM 10,008 Views 6 Comments

An Indiana University quarterback has taken the decision to protect his future.

# concussion - Friday 18 November, 2016

NFL player carted off the field in tears after suffering another apparent head injury
# Head Games
From The42
# Head Games

NFL player carted off the field in tears after suffering another apparent head injury

Nov 18th 2016, 8:32 AM 9,477 Views 9 Comments

He’s suffered ‘repeated head trauma’.

# concussion - Sunday 13 November, 2016

World Rugby to test new head guard 'scientifically proven' to reduce risk of injury
# Concussion
From The42
# Concussion

World Rugby to test new head guard 'scientifically proven' to reduce risk of injury

Nov 13th 2016, 12:34 PM 12,417 Views 3 Comments

The product has been manufactured by a Galway-based company.

# concussion - Thursday 13 October, 2016

Earls doubtful for Paris trip but Munster hopeful on Kilcoyne
# Concussion
From The42
# Concussion

Earls doubtful for Paris trip but Munster hopeful on Kilcoyne

Oct 13th 2016, 4:47 PM 4,671 Views 7 Comments

The Ireland back sat out today’s training session in Limerick.

# concussion - Wednesday 12 October, 2016

Superstar Sid Crosby to miss start of NHL season after latest concussion
# Penguin
From The42
# Penguin

Superstar Sid Crosby to miss start of NHL season after latest concussion

Oct 12th 2016, 8:57 PM 3,236 Views 7 Comments

Concussion is an unavoidable subject for every collision sport.

# concussion - Wednesday 5 October, 2016

Ulster expect to have Trimble, Olding and Marshall fit in time for European opener
# Champions Cup
From The42
# Champions Cup

Ulster expect to have Trimble, Olding and Marshall fit in time for European opener

Oct 5th 2016, 2:50 PM 3,116 Views 1 Comment

This week’s trip to face the Pro12 champions will come a week too soon for the homegrown backs.

# concussion - Monday 3 October, 2016

The Redzone: The more we know, the less we understand
# Guesswork
From The42
# Guesswork

The Redzone: The more we know, the less we understand

Oct 3rd 2016, 3:57 PM 3,699 Views 1 Comment

The NFL is nearly 25% complete and figuring out who is going to make the playoffs is a fool’s errand. So of course Steve O’Rourke gives it a try.

# concussion - Friday 30 September, 2016

Worcester give captain Van Velze extended break from rugby after latest concussion
# Using The Head
From The42
# Using The Head

Worcester give captain Van Velze extended break from rugby after latest concussion

Sep 30th 2016, 3:46 PM 3,368 Views 1 Comment

‘The long-term welfare of the player is of utmost importance.’

# concussion - Wednesday 28 September, 2016

Ireland international White forced to retire from rugby after concussion injury
# Time To Go
From The42
# Time To Go

Ireland international White forced to retire from rugby after concussion injury

Sep 28th 2016, 11:26 AM 23,525 Views 22 Comments

The Connacht player has been sidelined since last March.

# concussion - Tuesday 27 September, 2016

'Winning took precedence over the health of players': Jamie Cudmore set to sue Clermont
# Concussion
From The42
# Concussion

'Winning took precedence over the health of players': Jamie Cudmore set to sue Clermont

Sep 27th 2016, 9:56 AM 13,464 Views 23 Comments

The Canadian and his wife are fighting to improve concussion education.

# concussion - Wednesday 17 August, 2016

26-year-old Connacht centre McSharry forced to retire due to concussion
# Head Injury
From The42
# Head Injury

26-year-old Connacht centre McSharry forced to retire due to concussion

Aug 17th 2016, 2:17 PM 7,389 Views 6 Comments

The Ireland ‘A’ international has called time on his playing career.

# concussion - Sunday 24 July, 2016

A career designed to damage their brains and lives: WWE stars file lawsuit
# Battleground
# Battleground

A career designed to damage their brains and lives: WWE stars file lawsuit

Jul 24th 2016, 8:00 PM 26,235 Views 37 Comments

The 214-page complaint which outlines the basis of the case alleges a host of failings on WWE’s part.

# concussion - Monday 23 May, 2016

24-year-old Argentine footballer dead after being struck in head
# RIP
From The42
# RIP

24-year-old Argentine footballer dead after being struck in head

May 23rd 2016, 8:28 AM 12,784 Views 3 Comments

The Argentine Football Association (AFA) confirmed the death of 24-year-old footballer Micael Favre last night.

# concussion - Thursday 5 May, 2016

Hartley finally fit for return after suffering concussion in Six Nations triumph seven weeks ago
# Hard Knocks
From The42
# Hard Knocks

Hartley finally fit for return after suffering concussion in Six Nations triumph seven weeks ago

May 5th 2016, 4:54 PM 3,222 Views 7 Comments

It comes as a boost for Northampton Saints in their bid to secure Champions Cup rugby for next season.

# concussion - Monday 11 April, 2016

Wales star ruled out for rest of season with concussion
# Heavy Blow
From The42
# Heavy Blow

Wales star ruled out for rest of season with concussion

Apr 11th 2016, 4:00 PM 10,863 Views 7 Comments

Justin Tipuric will miss his side’s tour to New Zealand this summer.

# concussion - Wednesday 30 March, 2016

A simple blood test can diagnose concussions
# Head Injury
# Head Injury

A simple blood test can diagnose concussions

Mar 30th 2016, 6:06 AM 12,297 Views 6 Comments

Left untreated or under-treated, concussions put patients at risk for further, often more serious injury.

# concussion - Wednesday 23 March, 2016

This headband could help athletes avoid the worst damage from concussions
# Prevention
# Prevention

This headband could help athletes avoid the worst damage from concussions

Mar 23rd 2016, 9:46 AM 16,765 Views 7 Comments

By monitoring the severity of concussions, the BrainBAND aims to prevent long-term injuries from developing.

This piece of kit will monitor players suffering concussion
# Brainband
From The42
# Brainband

This piece of kit will monitor players suffering concussion

Mar 23rd 2016, 8:41 AM 6,123 Views 3 Comments

The gadget has been tested in Australia.

# concussion - Tuesday 15 March, 2016

NFL admit link between football and brain disease for the first time
# Concussion
From The42
# Concussion

NFL admit link between football and brain disease for the first time

Mar 15th 2016, 2:10 PM 2,869 Views 3 Comments

Jeff Miller was speaking before a US congressional committee.

# concussion - Wednesday 2 March, 2016

Doctors call for a ban on tackling in youth rugby
# Concussion
# Concussion

Doctors call for a ban on tackling in youth rugby

Mar 2nd 2016, 8:34 AM 23,868 Views 196 Comments

“The majority of all injuries occur during contact or collision, such as the tackle and the scrum,” the letter said.

# concussion - Wednesday 24 February, 2016

Connacht centre McSharry advised to sit out rest of season after concussion
# If In Doubt...
From The42
# If In Doubt...

Connacht centre McSharry advised to sit out rest of season after concussion

Feb 24th 2016, 3:51 PM 5,941 Views 10 Comments

The centre has not played since taking a blow to the head against Newcastle in December.

# concussion - Friday 19 February, 2016

'Stupidly, sometimes as players we can try to hide that'-- Keith Earls on concussion
# RTP
From The42
# RTP

'Stupidly, sometimes as players we can try to hide that'-- Keith Earls on concussion

Feb 19th 2016, 5:43 PM 6,317 Views 0 Comments

The winger is back in flying form having come through the RTPs after his latest concussion.

Ex-Stoke defender retires with concussion symptoms a year after suffering head injury
# Concussion
From The42
# Concussion

Ex-Stoke defender retires with concussion symptoms a year after suffering head injury

Feb 19th 2016, 4:55 PM 13,317 Views 9 Comments

Andy Wilkinson has experienced blurred version and vertigo since the incident.

Sean O’Brien ruled out for remainder of 6 Nations, Sexton ‘rolls ankle’ in training
# Piling Up
From The42
# Piling Up

Sean O’Brien ruled out for remainder of 6 Nations, Sexton ‘rolls ankle’ in training

Feb 19th 2016, 1:06 PM 26,691 Views 62 Comments

Joe Schmidt also says that lock Mike McCarthy is unlikely to play again this season having seen a specialist after his concussion.

# concussion - Wednesday 17 February, 2016

'It's unfair to say rugby is unsustainable but it is a worry and an issue'
# Concussion
From The42
# Concussion

'It's unfair to say rugby is unsustainable but it is a worry and an issue'

Feb 17th 2016, 12:45 PM 17,309 Views 49 Comments

Rob Kearney insists the attitude among players towards concussion has changed but more work is needed.

# concussion - Tuesday 16 February, 2016

€100,000 invested in free concussion screening programme for amateur rugby players
# Head Start
From The42
# Head Start

€100,000 invested in free concussion screening programme for amateur rugby players

Feb 16th 2016, 3:08 PM 5,492 Views 3 Comments

Leinster join forces with health insurer to roll out screenings.

Terrifying video shows former rugby player 'cut out' while discussing concussions
# Concussion
From The42
# Concussion

Terrifying video shows former rugby player 'cut out' while discussing concussions

Feb 16th 2016, 2:19 PM 17,097 Views 18 Comments

John Shaw was being interviewed by the BBC.

# concussion - Friday 12 February, 2016

Leinster Schools Committee will hold investigation into concussion call row
# Duty Of Care
From The42
# Duty Of Care

Leinster Schools Committee will hold investigation into concussion call row

Feb 12th 2016, 3:58 PM 12,405 Views 32 Comments

Gary Glennon was the target of an irate Gonzaga backroom team member after the ref called for a player to be replaced due to suspected concussion.

# concussion - Thursday 4 February, 2016

'It’s hard to focus your eyes. You don’t feel well': Kevin Downes' concussion story
# Head Games
From The42
# Head Games

'It’s hard to focus your eyes. You don’t feel well': Kevin Downes' concussion story

Feb 4th 2016, 7:15 AM 4,465 Views 2 Comments

Head injury ruled Limerick sharpshooter out of Munster decider, but now he’s targeting All-Ireland glory.

# concussion - Monday 1 February, 2016

'You have to mind the player from himself, but he was responsive': Mayo boss Rochford on Keegan concussion
# Head Games
From The42
# Head Games

'You have to mind the player from himself, but he was responsive': Mayo boss Rochford on Keegan concussion

Feb 1st 2016, 6:45 AM 6,173 Views 8 Comments

Mayo say there was no immediate apparent problem with their star back.

# concussion - Sunday 31 January, 2016

Mayo medics accept Lee Keegan 'should have been withdrawn' after heavy clash
# Concussion
From The42
# Concussion

Mayo medics accept Lee Keegan 'should have been withdrawn' after heavy clash

Jan 31st 2016, 5:10 PM 28,837 Views 40 Comments

The Mayo man’s big hit on Eoin Cadogan left both men unable to play on, but Keegan did.

# concussion - Thursday 28 January, 2016

The doctor who inspired Will Smith's 'Concussion' movie is convinced OJ Simpson has a brain disease
# Claims
From The42
# Claims

The doctor who inspired Will Smith's 'Concussion' movie is convinced OJ Simpson has a brain disease

Jan 28th 2016, 7:04 PM 10,706 Views 9 Comments

World-renowned forensic pathologist Dr. Bennet Omalu believes OJ Simpson suffers from CTE