INTERVIEW: Head Injury Assessment - the concussion test

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 08:00

VIDEO: Steven Prescott, of the 1014 team, chats with Blues team doctor Steven Kara about what exactly happens when a player leaves the field for an HIA (Head Injury Assessment).

How do they spot a concussion?

Steven Prescott takes the actual test... and fails!

What steps are taken? What are the doctors looking for?

Who is observing players from the sideline?

How are players monitored in order to get back playing?

What happens at the amateur and schools levels of the game?

Can tackle technique help prevent a concussion?

Here are Parts One and Two of the interview!