Concussion

Concussion

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Season 1


Concussion - Trailer

Neuropsychologist Professor Vicki Anderson from the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute helps you understand the impacts of a concussion in your children, and explains the differences in severity of hits to the head. We can into detail on what actually happens to the brain, the steps to help diagnose and manage head injuries and the advancements in future technology.

Concussion - Trailer

Neuropsychologist Professor Vicki Anderson from the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute helps you understand the impacts of a concussion in your children, and explains the differences in severity of hits to the head. We can into detail on what actually happens to the brain, the steps to help diagnose and manage head injuries and the advancements in future technology.

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11 Dec 19

Headcheck - A head injury app

Technology has given way for better approaches to diagnosing and managing our head injuries. The AFL has teamed up with the MCRI to produce the Headcheck App. Patrick Clifton from the AFL joins Neuropsychologist Professor Vicki Anderson from the MCRI to talk about the fantastic features of an app that could play a significant role in managing any concussion suffered by your child.

Headcheck - A head injury app

Technology has given way for better approaches to diagnosing and managing our head injuries. The AFL has teamed up with the MCRI to produce the Headcheck App. Patrick Clifton from the AFL joins Neuropsychologist Professor Vicki Anderson from the MCRI to talk about the fantastic features of an app that could play a significant role in managing any concussion suffered by your child.

14:14

EP01 - S1

9 Jan 20

Sport and the risk for athletes

Daniel Harford, the coach of Carlton’s AFLW team joins Neuropsychologist Professor Vicki Anderson from the MCRI to help discuss how concussions are handled by high profile sporting organisations such as the AFL, and how skill development of women in Australian football needs to be approached to help prevent further injuries. 

Sport and the risk for athletes

Daniel Harford, the coach of Carlton’s AFLW team joins Neuropsychologist Professor Vicki Anderson from the MCRI to help discuss how concussions are handled by high profile sporting organisations such as the AFL, and how skill development of women in Australian football needs to be approached to help prevent further injuries. 

19:34

EP02 - S1

9 Jan 20

Normalising concussions for the future

It seems concussions have only been in the spotlight as of recently, and it’s rarely positive. Neuropsychologist Professor Vicki Anderson from the MCRI tells us what advancements are being developed to help prevent concussions and how we can begin to reduce the stigma around them.

Normalising concussions for the future

It seems concussions have only been in the spotlight as of recently, and it’s rarely positive. Neuropsychologist Professor Vicki Anderson from the MCRI tells us what advancements are being developed to help prevent concussions and how we can begin to reduce the stigma around them.

13:32

EP03 - S1

9 Jan 20

The 25 percent that need extra care

What do you do when your child is still showing symptoms after 4 weeks? Neuropsychologist Professor Vicki Anderson from the MCRI explains what the persisting symptoms group is, how to identify it and what you should do to help manage it.

The 25 percent that need extra care

What do you do when your child is still showing symptoms after 4 weeks? Neuropsychologist Professor Vicki Anderson from the MCRI explains what the persisting symptoms group is, how to identify it and what you should do to help manage it.

13:21

EP04 - S1

9 Jan 20

What to do when you have a concussion

Learning the symptoms so that you are able to understand how to treat this type of injury is incredibly important. Neuropsychologist Professor Vicki Anderson from the MCRI takes us through a deeper understanding of a head knock, whether it counts as serious and what our options are for treatment.

What to do when you have a concussion

Learning the symptoms so that you are able to understand how to treat this type of injury is incredibly important. Neuropsychologist Professor Vicki Anderson from the MCRI takes us through a deeper understanding of a head knock, whether it counts as serious and what our options are for treatment.

16:38

EP05 - S1

9 Jan 20

The anatomy of a concussion

Concussion has been thrown around as a scary buzz word in the media. But what actually is a concussion and what does it do to our brain? Neuropsychologist Professor Vicki Anderson from the MCRI breaks down the anatomy of the brain and what parts are affected by head knocks.

The anatomy of a concussion

Concussion has been thrown around as a scary buzz word in the media. But what actually is a concussion and what does it do to our brain? Neuropsychologist Professor Vicki Anderson from the MCRI breaks down the anatomy of the brain and what parts are affected by head knocks.

22:28

EP06 - S1

9 Jan 20

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