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Prevention and management of head injuries in cricket and rugby union

Dr Isabel Moore and Dr Craig Ranson

Moore and Ranson’s research informed policy and practice in identifying and preventing head injuries in cricket and rugby union, nationally and internationally. This includes a new British Standard for Head Protectors in Cricket, a standard adopted by all nations (n=104); a revised ICC Injury Surveillance Consensus Statement; a Welsh Rugby Union (WRU) Injury Surveillance System adopted by the British and Irish Lions and Guinness PRO14 Rugby league; and a mandatory WRU Concussion Education Programme for players, coaches, and referees.

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