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SYDNEY HEADSAFE COMMUNITY CONCUSSION SEMINARS March 2017

1 March 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 29 March 2017 @ 8:30 pm

Free

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Sydney will host a series of HeadSafe Community Concussion Seminars in March 2017 in conjunction with the NSW Office of Sport from 6.30pm till 8.30pm over a 3 week period.

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 collaborations with the University of Sydney Save Sight Institute and School of Biomechanical Engineering. and practical advice for teams, players, administrators and parents.SSI3

Locations and dates are:

 

  • 1 March 2017 Gymea Tradies, 57 Manchester Rd North, Gymea 
  • 22 March 2017 Wollongong University, Northfields Ave, Wollongong 
  • 29 March 2017 Sports House, Quad 1, Level 2, Parkview Drive, Sydney Olympic Park

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The evenings will run from 6.30pm till 8.30pm and also provide a question and answer forum for parents, coaches, medical staff and the community featuring players from the areaEach 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 the NSW Office of Sport 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 by phoning 131302 or sportandrecreation.nsw.gov.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.trainingHeadsafe banner_final

Venue

Gymea Tradies, Wollongong Uni and SMA
Gymea Tradies 57 Ma0nchester Rd North / Wollongong University Northfields Ave / Sports House Quad 1, Level 2, Parkview Drive
Gymea / Wollongong / Sydney Olympic Park, NSW Australia
Phone:
131302
Website:
https://sportandrecreation.nsw.gov.au/events?field_region_tid=All&field_sar_event_date_value%5Bvalue%5D%5Bdate%5D=&field_event_client_type_tid=All&combine=concussion

Organiser

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