Tag: Rider safety

Suicide risk three-times higher in concussion patients

| 10 February 2016 10:41 am | 0 Comments
Suicide risk three-times higher in concussion patients

Researchers assessed more than 200,000 patients over 20 years.

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Helmet maker gets €273K boost for safety project

| 10 February 2016 10:30 am | 0 Comments
Helmet maker gets €273K boost for safety project

Charles Owen in ground-breaking project to reduce sport injuries and fatalities.

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New safety helmet system focuses on repeated shock absorbtion

| 9 February 2016 9:04 am | 0 Comments
New safety helmet system focuses on repeated shock absorbtion

“Mitigatium” system considers physics and mechanics in protecting the brain.

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Why horse riders shouldn’t “get back on” after a crashing fall

| 7 February 2016 9:18 am | 0 Comments
Why horse riders shouldn’t “get back on” after a crashing fall

Researchers learn when concussions can lead to sustained brain damage.

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Researchers find further link between head injuries and Alzheimer’s disease

| 4 February 2016 10:00 am | 0 Comments
Researchers find further link between head injuries and Alzheimer’s disease

Head injuries “triggers biological processes that burn away for years.”

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European side of global sporting concussion study launched

| 1 February 2016 9:45 am | 0 Comments
European side of global sporting concussion study launched

Initial focus to be on jockey-related concussions.

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Helmet replacement scheme helps out injured riders

| 30 January 2016 8:34 am | 0 Comments
Helmet replacement scheme helps out injured riders

Helmet “bounty scheme” aims to help riders and safety research.

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Charity hit out for polo players in support of injured comrades

| 20 January 2016 9:20 am | 0 Comments
Charity hit out for polo players in support of injured comrades

Nespresso 40-Goal Challenge fundraiser for Polo Players Support Group.

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Boost for Injured Jockeys Fund as magazine’s charity for 2016

| 31 December 2015 9:46 pm | 0 Comments
Boost for Injured Jockeys Fund as magazine’s charity for 2016

Horse & Hound magazine will work with IJF to raise awareness of its work.

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Implantable device may bring movement after paralysis

| 31 December 2015 11:17 am | 0 Comments
Implantable device may bring movement after paralysis

US center gets $16 million to develop device to reanimate paralysed limbs.

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‘Concussion’ movie brings repeat head injuries into spotlight

| 29 December 2015 10:21 am | 0 Comments
‘Concussion’ movie brings repeat head injuries into spotlight

Will Smith stars in film on discovery of chronic traumatic encephalopathy.

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Horse safety: It’s not only riders and stable workers who get hurt

| 27 December 2015 10:29 am | 0 Comments
Horse safety: It’s not only riders and stable workers who get hurt

Researchers develop an online safety web tool for horse stables.

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Study shows childhood concussions can impair brain function

| 21 December 2015 8:43 am | 0 Comments
Study shows childhood concussions can impair brain function

“Potential for lifelong academic and vocational consequences.”

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TBI complications reduced when neurons stopped in their tracks

| 19 December 2015 10:58 am | 0 Comments
TBI complications reduced when neurons stopped in their tracks

Mechanisms found to restore function and memory after brain Injury.

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Aussie jockeys revolt over new safety helmets

| 7 December 2015 9:21 am | 0 Comments
Aussie jockeys revolt over new safety helmets

Petition against new helmet standards being introduced early next year.

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Problems with brain’s blood flow shown after concussion recovery

| 1 December 2015 9:49 pm | 0 Comments
Problems with brain’s blood flow shown after concussion recovery

Serious issues present even after recovery for some concussion sufferers.

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Brain protein reveals long-term effects of ‘mild’ concussion

| 25 November 2015 8:48 am | 0 Comments
Brain protein reveals long-term effects of ‘mild’ concussion

“Even mild concussion impacts can cause permanent damage.”

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Overuse injuries by eventing riders under spotlight

| 30 October 2015 8:23 am | 0 Comments
Overuse injuries by eventing riders under spotlight

Research on overuse injuries and chronic musculoskeletal complaints.

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Andrew Nicholson speaks out over his death-defying fall

| 20 October 2015 8:46 pm | 0 Comments
Andrew Nicholson speaks out over his death-defying fall

Injured NZ rider talks of his injury and rehab in in-depth interview.

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Cross-country fall puts William Fox-Pitt in hospital

| 19 October 2015 7:20 am | 0 Comments
Cross-country fall puts William Fox-Pitt in hospital

British rider remains under observation in French hospital.

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