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“IF IN DOUBT, SIT THEM OUT” – UPDATED RECOMMENDATIONS ON CONCUSSION (FED)

Parents, coaches, athletes, and anyone involved in sport now have access to the most up-todate, trustworthy recommendations on how to diagnose and treat concussion, following the launch of the Concussion in Sport Australia Position Statement. The AMA has partnered with the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS), the Australasian College of Sport and Exercise Physicians (ACSEP), and Sports Medicine Australia to establish Concussion in Sport Australia to increase awareness of the signs and dangers of concussion. “Sports-related concussion can affect athletes at all levels, all ages, and across a wide range of sports,” AMA President, Dr Tony Bartone, said.

If in doubt, sit them out

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