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Concussion in Sport Today

Date: Wednesday, 4th February 2015
Time: 5.00pm – 8.00pm
Venue: De Grey Court Building, York St. John University, Lord Mayor’s Walk, York, YO31 7EX

Minster Law and York St. John University’s Faculty of Health and Life Science invite you to an evening of presentation and discussion around the physical, medical and legal issues related to concussion in sport at all levels, from the school to the stadium.

Programme

Chair: David Sears, Specialist Catastrophic Injury Solicitor, Minster Law

5.00 – 5.30 Arrival / drink
De Grey Foyer
5.30 – 5.40 Introduction
David Sears
5.40 – 6.00 A personal account of the impact of concussion on the life of a professional sportsman
David Jackson, former RFU player for Nottingham
6.00 – 6.45 Mild traumatic brain injury generally and sport-related concussion specifically: where are we?
Dr. Steven Kemp, Consultant Neuropsychologist
6.45 – 7.15 Return to sport following head injury
Dale Forsdyke, Senior Lecturer in Sports Injury Management
7.15 – 7.45 Safeguarding and monitoring – a legal perspective
Craig Moore, Barrister and Specialist Member of the Football Association’s Judicial Panel
7.45 – 8.00 Closing / questions
8.00 – 8.30 Drink reception / networking and opportunity to view information posters created by sports injury management students on this topic

The evening is particularly relevant to all those involved with the teaching, coaching, officiating or organising of boxing, football and rugby.

For further information or to reserve your place for this free event call: 01904 633140 or email: RSVP@asthingsshouldbe.com/d/minster