Our starter activity this week looks at the danger of concussion in Rugby Union. England captain Dylan Hartley has recently been ruled out until next season with a serious concussion injury. After watching the video (above) try to answer the following questions:
- What symptoms could Dylan Hartley be suffering from?
- How would he be assessed for concussion?
- What could repeated concussions potentially lead to?
- In your opinion should the sport of rugby do more to prevent concussion?
Extension – What other types of injury could occur in rugby union?
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