Concerns over concussion recommendations

February 2, 2024 8:41 am in by

There are concerns community sporting clubs will be at risk if recommendations on concussion and head knocks are not put in place appropriately.

The guidelines include at least 14 days rest before training after a concussion, and at least three weeks before a competitor can return to contact sport.

Member for Mallee Anne Webster says she’s worried how the recommendations may impact the future of country sport.

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While she supports changes, she says the last thing she wants is people dropping out of sports and clubs folding.