Research into diagnosing concussion is progressing and there are currently new trials using a breathalyser to help detect concussion on the side lines.
An innovative cardboard cycling helmet has recently received recognition by winning the 2016 James Dyson Award.
Scientists specialising in traumatic brain injury at Montreal General Hospital are trying to help people to understand how a head injury and concussion can affect people.
Whilst there is always a risk of injury in sport, these are generally minimal. However, parents or those supervising sport should always be mindful of head injuries, particularly concussion.
The winter sport season is upon us and we take a look at the relationship between skiing and Traumatic Head Injury
With the Rugby World Cup well underway, more and more talk is turning to injuries in the sport and the real danger of sustaining concussion whilst playing the game. Due to the nature of rugby, many players are under threat from sustaining a head injury and concussion.
Here’s our info-graphic on some common signs and symptoms of a suspected head injury.
In the heat of the competition, it is easy to play down your symptoms if you suffer a minor concussion whilst playing. But concussion is a brain injury that needs to be taken seriously. Check out our info-graphic on the dos and don’ts.
What is a severe head injury – and what are the effects? Find out more in our helpful infographic.