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Concussion study raises questions about return to play protocol | Layth Gafoor

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 @ 2:37 PM | By Layth Gafoor

It seems as though almost weekly, we receive newly published information or reported decisions that appear to confirm how very little we truly know about the true impact of head injuries within a sport context.

Amateur and professional athletes who have suffered a concussion are generally allowed to return to sport after they complete a graded exercise protocol that focuses on concussion symptoms, which is referred to as the return to play (RTP) protocol. The Public Health Agency of Canada recently published the Canadian Guideline on...