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Summary and agreement statement of the first international conference on concussion in sport, vienna 2001.

Mark Aubry, Robert Cantu, Jiri Dvorak, Toni Graf-Baumann, Karen Johnston, James Kelly, Mark Lovell, Paul McCrory, Willem Meeuwisse, Patrick Schamasch

The Physician and Sportsmedicine | Published : 2002

Abstract

In November 2001, the First International Symposium on Concussion in Sport was held in Vienna, Austria. This symposium was organized by the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF), the Federation Internationale de Football Association Medical Assessment and Research Centre (FIFA, F-MARC), and the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Medical Commission. The aim of the symposium was to provide recommendations addressing this important topic for the improvement of safety and health of athletes who suffer concussive injuries in ice hockey, football (soccer), and other sports. To this end, a range of experts were invited to address specific issues of epidemiology, basic and clinical science, ..

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