A footballer has sustained an injury. The game can’t restart until the injured player has left the pitch. There is a perfectly good stretcher and two fit and healthy stretcher-bearers. The injured man is only two meters from the sideline.
Player welfare is the number one priority in World Rugby, which has driven the development of evidence-based protocols for the identification and management of concussion
Sports medicine at the Touch World Cup in Malaysia. Traveling as the Australian team doctor, thorough medical preparation was critical when the tournament posed significant challenges playing in extremely hot conditions
Global DRO provides athletes and physicians information on prohibited status of medications based on the current WADA Prohibited List.
An insight to Crusaders SuperRugby, pitch side trauma and sports medicine management with Dr Deb Robinson
Concussion in rugby: An overview and ethical considerations
As a typical kiwi bloke, I’m a dyed-in-the-wool rugby fanatic (pardon the sheep reference). So when opportunities with two Super Rugby franchises arose for me in the past year, I picked the ball up and sprinted for the posts. As an ‘intern’ with the franchises, I was part of the ‘athletic performance’ teams. The hierarchical […]
Simmonds-Thompson Test for evaluating achilles tendon rupture. Also known as the Simmonds Test (F.A. Simmonds) or Thompson Test (T. Campbell Thompson)