Sunday, June 13, 2021

Why every hockey club has responsibility to educate on concussion

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By Natalie Turner

Concussion is the hot topic in hockey. No doubt about it. “It wasn’t like that in the olden days” I hear you say, “we just got on with it”. So are we being over protective? Wrapping our players in cotton wool? The short answer: No, we’re not. Thank you. The End.

So what is concussion?

It has been defined as representing the immediate and transient symptoms of traumatic brain injury (TBI). Well that’s cleared that up then. In reality we don’t fully understand what is happening in the brain during a concussive episode – it’s not something we can see on an x-ray or a scan. Instead, a concussion is identified by recognising the symptoms.

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