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#Concussion

# concussion - Wednesday 23 March, 2016

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

This piece of kit will monitor players suffering concussion

The gadget has been tested in Australia.

# concussion - Tuesday 15 March, 2016

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

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

Jeff Miller was speaking before a US congressional committee.

# concussion - Wednesday 2 March, 2016

Doctors call for a ban on tackling in youth rugby

“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

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

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

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

# concussion - Friday 19 February, 2016

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

# concussion - Tuesday 16 February, 2016

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

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

Leinster join forces with health insurer to roll out screenings.

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

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

John Shaw was being interviewed by the BBC.

# concussion - Friday 12 February, 2016

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

Leinster Schools Committee will hold investigation into concussion call row

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

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

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

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

# concussion - Monday 1 February, 2016

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

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

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

# concussion - Sunday 31 January, 2016

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

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

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

# concussion - Thursday 28 January, 2016

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

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

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

# concussion - Wednesday 27 January, 2016

From The42 'You’re always focused on the result and that's dangerous when there are players at stake' Player Welfare

'You’re always focused on the result and that's dangerous when there are players at stake'

Concussion was one of the big issues discussed at the recent GAA Coaching Conference.

# concussion - Saturday 23 January, 2016

From The42 'He looked okay in the dressing room' - Leo Cullen delivers injury update on Sexton Concussion

'He looked okay in the dressing room' - Leo Cullen delivers injury update on Sexton

The Leinster coach also revealed Marty Moore suffered a hamstring injury.

From The42 Concern for Johnny Sexton as out-half suffers another head injury Worrying

Concern for Johnny Sexton as out-half suffers another head injury

He was replaced after just nine minutes of Leinster’s game with Wasps this afternoon.

# concussion - Monday 11 January, 2016

From The42 Positive injury update on Jamie Heaslip as he responds well to heavy knock to head Concussion

Positive injury update on Jamie Heaslip as he responds well to heavy knock to head

The Leinster number eight was ‘bouncing’ around this morning.

# concussion - Thursday 17 December, 2015

From The42 'We've to create a culture where it's the norm to be honest about concussion' -- Kevin McLaughlin All In The Head

'We've to create a culture where it's the norm to be honest about concussion' -- Kevin McLaughlin

The flanker’s career was ended by collisions not involving his head after he covered up the problem for almost a year.

# concussion - Sunday 15 November, 2015

From The42 Leinster face injury headaches with short turnaround for huge Bath clash Concussion

Leinster face injury headaches with short turnaround for huge Bath clash

Three of the province’s players suffered head injuries against Wasps.

# concussion - Friday 6 November, 2015

From The42 The final trailer for Will Smith's new movie paints the NFL in a really bad light League Of Denial

The final trailer for Will Smith's new movie paints the NFL in a really bad light

Peter Landesman’s ‘Concussion’ is released next month.

# concussion - Tuesday 3 November, 2015

From The42 'The way the media cover it you'd think everyone was going to get concussed every game' Head Games

'The way the media cover it you'd think everyone was going to get concussed every game'

The IRFU’s Head of Medical Services is not happy with some coverage of concussion.

# concussion - Wednesday 21 October, 2015

From The42 Concussion rules Joseph Duffy out of UFC Dublin's main event Breaking News

Concussion rules Joseph Duffy out of UFC Dublin's main event

Paddy Holahan’s bout with Louis Smolka has been promoted to the headline slot.

# concussion - Tuesday 22 September, 2015

From The42 Susceptibility to concussion forces retirement on Leinster and Ireland flanker Kevin McLaughlin Concussion

Susceptibility to concussion forces retirement on Leinster and Ireland flanker Kevin McLaughlin

The 31-year-old played 115 times for his province over eight years.

# concussion - Friday 18 September, 2015

From The42 Research finds 96% of dead NFL players have brain disease at centre of concussion crisis Shocking

Research finds 96% of dead NFL players have brain disease at centre of concussion crisis

87 of 91 players tested positive for Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy.

# concussion - Tuesday 15 September, 2015

From The42 'I was diagnosed with epilepsy last season, which is thought to be from multiple head traumas' Concussion

'I was diagnosed with epilepsy last season, which is thought to be from multiple head traumas'

Jonathan Thomas has been forced to retire after multiple head injuries.

# concussion - Thursday 10 September, 2015

From The42 An NFL rookie is retiring at 24 because the 'next hit could kill me' Head Games

An NFL rookie is retiring at 24 because the 'next hit could kill me'

Adrian Coxson has decided to call it a day before even playing a single snap.

# concussion - Wednesday 2 September, 2015

From The42 Sony deny that new movie was changed to keep the NFL happy Will Smith

Sony deny that new movie was changed to keep the NFL happy

Leaked emails appeared to show some of the script was softened.

# concussion - Monday 31 August, 2015

From The42 Watch the epic trailer for Will Smith's new movie about NFL concussions Concussion This post contains videos

Watch the epic trailer for Will Smith's new movie about NFL concussions

The movie is set for release on Christmas Day.

# concussion - Saturday 29 August, 2015

From The42 Earls set for concussion protocols as Schmidt makes positive report Head Injury

Earls set for concussion protocols as Schmidt makes positive report

The Munster wing was stretchered off after lying motionless for some minutes.

From The42 Munster have issued an update on Francis Saili's worrying injury Positive News

Munster have issued an update on Francis Saili's worrying injury

The Kiwi centre sustained a concussion but an initial x-ray proved to be positive.

# concussion - Friday 28 August, 2015

From The42 'One or two more serious knocks could be the end of George North's career' Head Games

'One or two more serious knocks could be the end of George North's career'

Wing set to make his return against Ireland but Warren Gatland is still concerned.

# concussion - Thursday 27 August, 2015

From The42 Russell Wilson has made a bizarre claim about how he prevented a concussion

Russell Wilson has made a bizarre claim about how he prevented a concussion

Wilson says a $3 bottle of water is the reason his concussion went away.

# concussion - Wednesday 19 August, 2015

From The42 England's Mike Brown 'massively excited' for return after 5 months out with concussion Sweet Chariot

England's Mike Brown 'massively excited' for return after 5 months out with concussion

The Harlequins fullback will start in this weekend’s Test against France.

From The42 Teams who breach RWC concussion protocols 'unlikely' to be disqualified Concussion

Teams who breach RWC concussion protocols 'unlikely' to be disqualified

But World Rugby have sanctions they’ll use on teams who rush players back, he says.

# concussion - Wednesday 12 August, 2015

From The42 Twickenham trials Hawkeye technology to assist concussion diagnosis Trial

Twickenham trials Hawkeye technology to assist concussion diagnosis

England and France will see the use of the technology for the first time this weekend.

# concussion - Wednesday 29 July, 2015

From The42 Repeat concussions linked to impaired brain function in new rugby study Study

Repeat concussions linked to impaired brain function in new rugby study

A major study have revealed some startling facts.

# concussion - Saturday 11 July, 2015

From The42 Meet the Limerick man whose invention is reducing concussions in American Football The Shadowman

Meet the Limerick man whose invention is reducing concussions in American Football

JP Hartigan’s product is being used by more than 50 NCAA Division 1 schools.

# concussion - Monday 15 June, 2015

'It can be hard to spot a concussion, but we're hoping to change that'

The faster pace of games, more intense tackling, and the bulking-up of players pose a greater risk of concussion, writes Dr Alan Byrne.