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On SAGE Insight: Concussion beliefs in varsity athletes: Identifying the good, the bad and the ugly

From Journal of Concussion Concussion injury is a serious and prevalent problem in sports that has gained worldwide attention. Despite years of awareness campaigns around risk and long-term consequences, many athletes engage in high-risk behaviour and persist in competing without … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Does instructional video footage improve tackle technique for rugby players?

Article title: Does instructional video footage improve tackle technique? From International Journal of Sports Science & Coaching Participation in men’s and women’s rugby is increasing in the United States with a 350% rise in participation since 2004. As a collision … Continue reading

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Is there chronic brain damage in retired NFL players?

Is there chronic brain damage in retired NFL players? : Neuroradiology, neuropsychology, and neurology examinations of 45 retired players  From Sports Health: A Multidisciplinary Approach The purpose of the study was to determine whether there was clinical evidence of chronic … Continue reading

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Evaluating the relationship between altitude and concussion rate in high school sports

Evaluating the relationship between altitude and concussion rate in high school sports Altitude modulates concussion incidence Implications for optimizing brain compliance to prevent brain injury in athletes From Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine As the most common form of traumatic … Continue reading

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