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Sports Injuries

07 February 2019

WATCH: This is what happens when you are concussed in contact sports

Concussions are common injuries in contact sports - watch what happens to your brain at the point of impact, and the subsequent symptoms.

Concussions are common injuries in high-impact contact sports like American Football, rugby, soccer, and boxing.

Watch for more to learn what happens to the brain at the moment of impact, and the symptoms thereafter.

 

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Adrian Rotunno is a medical doctor in the Sports & Exercise Medicine fellowship at the Sports Science Institute of South Africa, and qualified physiotherapist. Team physician for Dimension Data pro-cycling, and Boland Rugby. Special interests include endurance sport, in particular cycling, as well as contact sports.

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