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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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Continuing after concussion

Posted by Matthew Mac Partlin on Saturday, January 18, 2014, In : Clinical topics 
Posted by Matthew Mac Partlin on Thursday, April 26, 2012

I caught up with the IRC Series recently and watched the Circuit of Ireland event on wrcforeva's YouTube channel. If you watch "IRC 2012 Circuit of Ireland - Day 2 Highlights" at about 17:54 on the timeline, Andreas Mikkelsen has a high speed side impact with a haybale barrier on the short Lisburn stage.

The commentator states that Mikkelsen lost 40 seconds on the stage and complained of "dizziness". It is suggested that he sustained a ...
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