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Can Protective Equipment Prevent Sport-Related Concussions?

Equipment, such as helmets and mouthguards, can protect athletes from a wide range of injuries, but do they prevent concussions? SIRC’s Research Assistant, Brynna Kerr, explores the role of protective equipment in concussion prevention.

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Canadian Research

The following list of research papers explore equipment in relation to concussion assessment, management and prevention. Check out the comprehensive list of the latest Canadian concussion research.