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Media Release : Concussion in Sport Australia launches toolkit and position statement, 12 February 2019.

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Record Number 514692
Item Type Electronic Resource
Corporate Name Australia. Australian Institute of Sport
Title Media Release : Concussion in Sport Australia launches toolkit and position statement, 12 February 2019.
Published 2019
Description 1 computer file (PDF) 2 pages
Content Type text
Media Type computer
Carrier Type online resource
Notes Concussion in Sport Australia is an initiative of the: •Australian Institute of Sport; •Australian Medical Association; •Australasian College of Sport and Exercise Physicians; •Sports Medicine Australia.
Summary Australia's leading sports medicine experts have today launched Concussion in Sport Australia's position statement and website and are urging athletes, coaches and parents across all levels of sport to heed the message "if in doubt, sit them out". The message is part of a position statement which brings together the most contemporary evidence-based information on concussion for athletes, parents, teachers, coaches and medical practitioners. "There is growing concern in Australia and internationally about the incidence of sport-related concussion and the potential health ramifications for athletes at all levels of sport," said AIS Chief Medical Officer Dr David Hughes.
Subjects News release
Brain -- Concussion
Added Author Hughes, David, Dr Australian Institute of Sport, Canberra.
Added Corporate Name Australian Medical Association
Australasian College of Sport and Exercise Physicians
Sports Medicine Australia
Electronic Resource Read the Media Release on the Clearinghouse for Sport (access restrictions may apply)
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