Journal article

Using video analysis for concussion surveillance in Australian football

Michael Makdissi, Gavin Davis

JOURNAL OF SCIENCE AND MEDICINE IN SPORT | ELSEVIER SCI LTD | Published : 2016

Abstract

OBJECTIVES: The objectives of the study were to assess the relationship between various player and game factors and risk of concussion; and to assess the reliability of video analysis for mechanistic assessment of concussion in Australian football. DESIGN: Prospective cohort study. METHODS: All impacts and collisions resulting in concussion were identified during the 2011 Australian Football League season. An extensive list of factors for assessment was created based upon previous analysis of concussion in Australian Football League and expert opinions. The authors independently reviewed the video clips and correlation for each factor was examined. RESULTS: A total of 82 concussions were rep..

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