The Sport Information Resource Centre
The Sport Information Resource Centre

Concussions and success don’t often belong in the same sentence. Thanks to the collaborative efforts of organizations across Canada and the harmonized guidelines, Canadian athletes are better protected from the long-term risks of concussions than ever before. Here are some success stories from athletes and sport organizations in Canada:

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Concussion Prevention Through Innovation

It’s a potent mix: dangerous flips and twists performed by young, boundary-pushing athletes who revel in the sport’s free-spirited culture[Read more]

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Changing the Sport Culture by Changing the Rules

High-level athletes compete to win. Sometimes, however, they make rash decisions in the heat of the moment that can have serious, long-term consequences[Read more]

Leveraging Consistent, Reliable Information for Culture Change

The signs are out there. The culture is shifting[Read more]

Addressing Under-reporting of Concussion in Para Sport

Given the high-impact nature of many Para sports, concussions may seem like an inevitability[Read more]

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Innovative Research is Reducing Concussion Risks for Artistic Swimmers

Most Canadians would not consider artistic swimming (formerly synchronized swimming) a contact sport. But ask an athlete or[Read more]

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Concussions, Rugby and the Bigger Picture

Concussion is a pressing issue in sport. And few sports have been affected as acutely or as deeply as rugby[Read more]

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Concussion Risks in Your Sport May be Greater Than You Think

For the athletes in this sport, the concussion risks are real even if brain injuries are rare[Read more]

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How the Sport of Ringette is Putting a Values Lens on the Concussion Issue

Every sport organization faces tough decisions around where to channel its limited budget and human resources[Read more]