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BOWRAL HEADSAFE COMMUNITY CONCUSSION FORUM

1 July 2015 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Free

post conc sx  Bowral will host a HeadSafe Community Concussion Forum at the Bowral Blacks Rugby Clubhouse on 1st July 2015 from 6.30 till 9pm.bowral balcks tugby logo

As part of Club’s community engagement, the seminar will showcase the latest concussion research featuring Randwick Rugby who are trialling the unique X Patch      Biosensor worn behind the player’s ear to     measure impacts.

The evening will also provide a question and answer forum for parents, coaches, medical staff and the community featuring a selection of leading players from the area.

The 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) NSW Branch and will feature Dr. Adrian Cohen, founder of NeckSafe.

Concussion is continually featuring in the news and social media, and this seminar will provide a key community education opportunity to assist all those involved understand the issues and work to keep our sports safe.

The USA Center for Disease Control in Atlanta (CDC) estimates there are 4 million head injuries in American sport annually, and recent research in Australia by Prof. Carolyn Finch shows a 30-40% annual increase in Victorian hospital presentations for concussion.

Tickets are strictly limited and are available from:SMA-LOGO-with-tag-CMYK

http://bowral-headsafe-community-concussion-forum.eventbrite.com.au

The 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.headsafe.com.au

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Details

Date:
1 July 2015
Time:
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Website:
http://bowral-headsafe-community-concussion-forum.eventbrite.com.au

Organizer

Adrian Cohen
Phone:
0418253333
Email:
ado@necksafe.com

Venue

Bowral Rugby Club
Eridge Park Road
Buradoo, NSW 2576 Australia
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Phone:
1300788559
Website:
www.headsafe.com.au

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