Tag: Rider safety

Brain injury link in post-concussion depression, anxiety

| 26 July 2015 9:59 am | 0 Comments
Brain injury link in post-concussion depression, anxiety

Injury patterns found in MRIs of people with concussion-related depression.

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Concussion symptoms worse for women – research

| 25 July 2015 9:44 pm | 0 Comments
Concussion symptoms worse for women – research

Women in study also had poorer cognitive performance than men.

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Australian riders report worrying levels of accidents and near misses on roads

| 23 July 2015 11:48 am | 1 Comment
Australian riders report worrying levels of accidents and near misses on roads

Not enough being done to improve safety, say researchers.

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Room for improvement in helmet testing, say Stanford engineers

| 23 July 2015 8:49 am | 0 Comments
Room for improvement in helmet testing, say Stanford engineers

Current testing techniques “not optimised for evaluating concussion”.

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Jockey aims to race again in comeback from major injuries

| 20 July 2015 9:00 am | 0 Comments
Jockey aims to race again in comeback from major injuries

Ashley Frye making progress in goal to return to race riding.

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Horses only one part of equation in accidents, say researchers

| 19 July 2015 6:16 pm | 0 Comments
Horses only one part of equation in accidents, say researchers

Are we right to paint horses as the fall guy?

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Three prevailing attitudes to helmet use identified

| 19 July 2015 11:10 am | 5 Comments
Three prevailing attitudes to helmet use identified

Helmet use closely linked to the social worlds of equestrians – researchers.

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Happy horse birthday! Use your head for a great buy on Aug 1

| 17 July 2015 10:04 am | 0 Comments
Happy horse birthday! Use your head for a great buy on Aug 1

Safety helmets on sale at discounted rates in saddleries around the world.

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Bits and pieces: California Chrome in the wars

| 17 July 2015 9:27 am | 0 Comments
Bits and pieces: California Chrome in the wars

2014 Ky Derby winner update; brain injury study; and a Viagra court case.

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Brain’s nerve fibers hold key to effects of head injuries

| 16 July 2015 10:11 am | 0 Comments
Brain’s nerve fibers hold key to effects of head injuries

Researchers find out why recovery times vary widely after brain injury.

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Smart mouth guard will detect if wearer has concussion

| 6 July 2015 9:53 am | 1 Comment
Smart mouth guard will detect if wearer has concussion

New tech could be early indicator of concussion in athletes.

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Aust trackwork rider dies after horse fall

| 2 July 2015 8:47 am | 0 Comments
Aust trackwork rider dies after horse fall

“Horse fanatic” Friederike Ruhle, 25, dies of injuries after Caulfield fall.

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Piebald and skewbald horses have safety edge on road, researchers find

| 15 June 2015 9:52 am | 0 Comments
Piebald and skewbald horses have safety edge on road, researchers find

Research team designs vests that mimic coloured horse patterns.

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Sleep a big help after concussion, study shows

| 6 June 2015 9:50 am | 0 Comments
Sleep a big help after concussion, study shows

Tests show greater recall by TBI sufferers in memory tasks after sleep.

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Driver alert: overtake horses on the road with care

| 4 June 2015 11:32 am | 0 Comments
Driver alert: overtake horses on the road with care

Some basic tips on road safety for drivers – and horse riders.

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Canada adds concussion course to equestrian coach requirements

| 27 May 2015 10:59 am | 0 Comments
Canada adds concussion course to equestrian coach requirements

Coaches and instructors to complete new module by December 31, 2017.

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Video: how a riding helmet is made

| 26 May 2015 7:25 am | 0 Comments
Video: how a riding helmet is made

The makings of a riding helmet revealed in video by leading manufacturer Charles Owen.

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Horses and risk to be explored in special issue of journal

| 10 March 2015 9:29 am | 1 Comment
Horses and risk to be explored in special issue of journal

Submissions sought for a special edition of “Animals”.

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Helmet ‘extras’ don’t help lower concussion risk, study finds

| 27 February 2015 9:10 am | 0 Comments
Helmet ‘extras’ don’t help lower concussion risk, study finds

Shell layers, pads, and fiber sheets do little to prevent concussion.

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Eye-tracking an exciting new tool to assess concussion

| 30 January 2015 10:00 am | 0 Comments
Eye-tracking an exciting new tool to assess concussion

Eye movement less coordinated in patients whose CT scans showed brain damage after head injuries.

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