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#spinal injuries

# spinal-injuries - Saturday 30 September, 2017

Pressure mounts on rugby chiefs as academics call for school scrums to be banned

A leading expert says young people are at greater risk of concussion and brain injury.

# spinal-injuries - Thursday 23 August, 2012

From The42 Explainer: Why Paralympians mutilate themselves to enhance performance At All Costs

Explainer: Why Paralympians mutilate themselves to enhance performance

The practice of ‘boosting’ for athletes with spinal injuries is a natural but gruesome method of gaining a physical edge.

# spinal-injuries - Friday 2 September, 2011

Pilot dies when light airplane dives into ocean at Sydney beach Australia This post contains videos

Pilot dies when light airplane dives into ocean at Sydney beach

Passenger has been pulled alive from light aircraft which crashed into the sea – its outline can be clearly seen under the water.