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NORTH COAST HEADSAFE COMMUNITY CONCUSSION SEMINARS

13 September 2016 - 23 September 2016

FREE

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The North Coast of NSW will host a series of HeadSafe Community Concussion Seminars in September 2016 in conjunction with Sports Medicine Australia (SMA) and the NSW Office of Sport from 6.30pm till 8.30pm over a 2 week period.

http://north_coast_headsafe_sma_nswsport.eventbrite.com.au 

As part of  SMA’s community engagement, the seminars will showcase the latest concussion research featuring the HeadSafe Randwick Rugby Project  which features the unique X Patch Biosensor (worn behind the player’s ear to measure impacts) and practical advice for teams, players, administrators and parents..

Locations and dates are:

  • Tuesday September 13th – Port Mac– Westport Club – 25 Buller Street Port Macquarie, NSW 2444.
  • Wednesday September 14th – Kempsey– Kempsey Macleay RSL Club – 1 York Ln, Kempsey NSW 2440
  • Thursday September 15th – Coffs Harbour -Coffs Harbour Ex Services Club 1 Vernon Street Coffs Harbour NSW 2450
  • Monday September 19th – Grafton – Grafton District Services Club 105-107 Mary St, Grafton NSW 2460
  • Tuesday September 20th – Ballina Ballina RSL 240 River Street Ballina, NSW, 2478
  • Wednesday September 21st – Tweed Heads Kingscliff Beach Bowls Clubs – Marine Parade, Kingscliff NSW 2487

The evenings will run from 6.30pm till 8pm and also provide a question and answer forum for parents, coaches, medical staff and the community featuring players from the area.

Each session will provide an update from all sporting codes and information for players and parents relevant to schools, districts, amateur, professional and elite levels.

This initiative is proudly supported by Sports Medicine Australia (SMA) and will feature Dr. Adrian Cohen, founder of HeadSafe and NeckSafe.

This one-hour workshop focuses on concussion injuries in sport and the management of return to play protocol. Topics include:

  • The definition of concussion
  • Common causes
  • Signs and symptoms
  • Assessment
  • Game day management
  • Specific sporting policies
  • Return to play guidelines

Tickets are strictly limited and are available from: http://north_coast_headsafe_sma_nswsport.eventbrite.com.au 

 

This Headsafe Community Concussion Forum is an initiative of Necksafe, a NFP charity dedicated to the prevention of head and neck injuries.

More information at www.concussion.training

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Details

Start:
13 September 2016
End:
23 September 2016
Cost:
FREE
Website:
http://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/north-coast-headsafe-sma-community-concussion-seminars-tickets-26415341999

Venue

North Coast NSW
See Booking Form NSW
Phone:
1300778995
Website:
http://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/north-coast-headsafe-sma-community-concussion-seminars-tickets-26415341999

Organiser

Dr. Adrian Cohen
Phone:
0418253333
Website:
www.concussion.training
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