Please find attached some information and resource links, endorsed by Victorian Professional Boxing and Combat Sports Board, concerning concussion and head injuries.*
To support the safety and wellbeing of Victorian professional boxing and combat sports participants, the newsletter seeks to:
- remind all participants of the Board’s current concussion rules and guidelines
- provide an update on the Board’s concussion related enquires and review efforts
- deliver some general background information on the topic of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) and the work of the Australian Sports Brain Bank.
*Please seek the guidance of your doctor or other qualified health professional should you have any concussion or brain injury related health or medical condition concerns.Concussion and head injuries in professional boxing and combat sports newsletter-July 2021