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UK Multidisciplinary Team Presents First of its Kind Protocol for Traumatic Brain Injuries in Equine Sports

Health providers, researchers and other professionals from the University of Kentucky who work in the area of traumatic brain injury developed and presented the Saddle Up Safely Concussion Assessment Tool and Return to Riding Protocol for Concussions in Equine Sports at the 5th International Consensus Conference on Concussion in Sports in Berlin, Germany, this past…
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NFL and NFLPA Issue Joint Statement about Panthers-Broncos game

The NFL and NFLPA have conducted reviews of the application of the Concussion Protocol in the September 8th Panthers-Broncos game and have determined the following. In the fourth quarter, Mr. Newton incurred a helmet-to-helmet hit which drew a penalty. Mr. Newton was slow to get up following that hit.  The Panthers medical staff and the Unaffiliated…
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British Horseracing Authority Enhances Concussion Management Protocols

The British Horseracing Authority (BHA) has announced a series of enhancements to its concussion management protocols, in order to ensure that riders are better protected and prevented from riding while under the influence of a concussive injury. The enhancements, which come into effect from 1 August 2016, are being implemented across the full concussion management…
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