Concussion care in football needs overhaul

Australia's three most popular football codes need to change their management of concussed players at all ages and levels to reduce the risk of degenerative brain disease, researchers have warned.

They also called for "urgent" research into the effects of head trauma over long periods, following post-mortem evidence of chronic traumatic encephalopathy in the brains of American National Football League players.

Writing Monday in an editorial

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