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Concussion in Motor Sports - Assessment and controversies

Posted by Matthew Mac Partlin on Saturday, January 18, 2014, In : Conferences, courses & events 
Posted by Matthew Mac Partlin on Tuesday, December 18, 2012

OK, this is my first video podcast, so it may not be up to the Scott Weingart or Mel Herbert standard, but we'll fire ahead regardless.

A little over a week ago I attended the FIA Institute Medicine in Motor Sport summit in Istanbul, where I had been asked to give a presentation on the assessment of concussion at motor sport events and the tricky issue of clearing competitors to return to play. It came out of work I'd been involved wit...
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Concussion and the 'Second Impact Syndrome'

Posted by Matthew Mac Partlin on Saturday, January 18, 2014, In : Clinical topics 
Posted by Matthew Mac Partlin on Friday, June 8, 2012

I've been working away on a project for concussion in motorsport and it seems that, much like the rest of medicine, the more we examine what we think we know, the less we find we really do.

Concussion is a problematic injury in sports in general. It's easy to miss and has the potential to do further harm. Watching a rugby player stumble around the field after a blow to his head makes it easy to see how he could fall over and dislocate a sho...
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