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Thursday 21 September 2023 Dublin: 15°C

# concussions

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Eye-tracking technology will be trialled to help detect concussions in rugby
Competitions which will trial the technology are still to be confirmed by World Rugby.
Repetitive knocks key to understanding MMA and rugby-related head injuries, Trinity scientists say
The study was undertaken by the Trinity-led concussion research interest group.
NFL concussions show big drop after rule changes
With concussions from pre-season games included, the number dropped from 281 in 2017 to 214 in 2018.
This Young Scientist project could help spot concussion injuries during sport
It attaches to the back of a helmet and transmits data to a team medic.
NFL executives are worried Cam Newton's career will be cut short due to concussions
One AFC front-office executive said he’d be stunned if the player lasted longer than five more years.
A simple blood test can diagnose concussions
Left untreated or under-treated, concussions put patients at risk for further, often more serious injury.
The RFU want to introduce bans for players and coaches if they don't do concussion courses
Players and coaches can receive bans if they don’t complete concussion tests.
Could law changes help the IRB to make rugby a more entertaining spectacle?
Eoghan Hickey proposes two minor alterations to speed up the game and provide more tries.
Stuart Byrne column: Football has the wrong attitude when it comes to head injuries
Goalkeeper Barry Murphy needed lengthy treatment during Shamrock Rovers’ win on Friday night but was allowed to continue.
'Tradition is a terrible reason to give people avoidable brain damage' - Chris Nowinski
The former WWE star and concussion campaigner spoke at the Acquired Brain Injury Ireland conference in Dublin today.