Concussion causing long term damage in sport

How often do you see a player shake off a head collision in a game of sport?

There are a lot of risks when playing contact sport, but one that goes unnoticed is the cumulative affect of concussion.

All the time we see sports players shake off a head collision, but repetitive exposure to this type of injury can do some serious damage.

Jake Morcom has more.


Vicki Evans- Associate Professor, Faculty of Health UTS & Clinical Nurse Consultant for Neuroscience at Royal North Shore Hospital

David Thorpe- Lecturer, UTS

Image: John McStravick on Flickr.

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