Category Archives: Baseline Testing

Concussion Education, Diagnosis and Sideline Management in Competitive Sports

Concussion Education, Diagnosis and Sideline Management in Competitive Sports

Concussion presentation tailored for the 2019 Boxing Ontario female development camp. Topics covered include: What is a concussion? Why athletes should not continue to compete after a concussion How long does it take to recover following a concussion? What happens if you return too soon to sport? Baseline testing Can you prevent a concussion? Signs … Continue reading Concussion Education, Diagnosis and Sideline Management in Competitive Sports

Blackhawks Test

Dutchmen Captain Connor Cole Takes on the Blackhawks Test

Captain of the 2015/16 Kitchener Dutchmen, Connor Cole is demonstrating the NHL physical exertion test. The Blackhawks test was designed by the Chicago Blackhawks medical staff. A concussion is an energy deficit. The purpose of the NHL (Chicago Blackhawks) physical exertion test is to exhaust an athlete, draining their energy. The Blackhawks test is a 28 minute, … Continue reading Dutchmen Captain Connor Cole Takes on the Blackhawks Test

NFL sideline concussion management

NFL’s Sideline Concussion Management

Sunday night during Super Bowl 50, Carolina Panther’s wide receiver Corey “Philly” Brown left the biggest game of his career in the third quarter with concussive like symptoms after he went for a pass from Cam Newton. Before I try to shine some light on the NFL’s sideline concussion management I just wanted to comment on how … Continue reading NFL’s Sideline Concussion Management