We follow collision sports around the world as this issue is not localized to just North American sports. With heading in soccer to the aerial displays of winter/action sports to the high-speed knocks in rugby, everyone can stand to learn and be prepared for concussions. As we have kept saying it is just part of the game. Yes, we would like to minimize every chance of concussion but realistically now is the time for awareness and proper management.
I keep an eye on Australia, especially now as the AFL is getting ready for play, and have criticized the apparent lack of understanding of concussion in Footy. The other big sport this time of year Down Under is rugby, with the National Rugby League 21 days away from starting. This sport to has drawn both good and bad from me and the visitors of the blog, but I read something today from the Herald Sun that makes me want to stand up and say “about time!”; Continue reading