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Chris Boardman is ‘Setting Poor Example’

Neurological News Associations

Headway has expressed its anger and disappointment over a BBC Breakfast feature on cycling in which Chris Boardman was seen cycling through Manchester city centre wearing dark clothing and without wearing a helmet. Mr Boardman, a former Olympic cyclist and currently a policy advisor for British Cycling, was cycling with BBC reporter Louise Minchin, who was appropriately dressed and was ...

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New rugby union concussion rules

New rugby union concussion rules

The new rules announced this week for the assessment and management of concussion in professional rugby union are another step forward, according to Headway – the brain injury association. The changes to the existing rules include: The period of time allowed for doctors to assess a player for concussion has been doubled to 10 minutes; All players, coaches and officials now ...

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Headway welcomes new concussion rules

Headway welcomes new concussion rules

We are pleased to join with leading brain injury charity Headway in welcoming this month’s new rules on how Premier League football clubs deal with head injuries. “We are pleased to see the football authorities have addressed the serious issue of concussion,” said Peter McCabe, Chief Executive of Headway. “The measures announced are a significant step forward in the protection of ...

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