Canadian freeskier Sarah Burke (29) died Thursday, nine days after crashing at the bottom of the superpipe during a training run in Utah: http://espn.go.com/action/freeskiing/story/_/id/7466421/sarah-burke-dies-injuries-suffered-utah  Sarah Burke was one of the pioneers of the sport who lobbied to get the sport on the Olympic program. As health professionals, we need to take this on board […]
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Concussion Position Statement: Why it’s not a KO.
The American Association of Neurology has published a concussion position statement but the question is ‘Where is the reference to the international consensus’? No-one would question that neurologists know about concussion but many of them would be the first to admit they are not experts in sport. How should an athlete train when returning to […]