Tackling Concussion in Rugby - a Conference and Workshop

Friday 5 April 2024, 12:00pm to 4:00pm


Health Innovation Campus (HIC) Lancaster University, Lancaster

Open to

All Lancaster University (non-partner) students, Alumni, Applicants, External Organisations, Families and young people, Postgraduates, Prospective International Students, Prospective Postgraduate Students, Prospective Undergraduate Students, Public, Staff, Undergraduates


Free to attend - registration required

Registration Info

The link to book your place is here: https://www.trybooking.com/uk/DDCJ

Event Details

Free conference and workshops discussing concussion in Rugby. Talks from leading experts in concussion, traumatic brain injury, psychology and safeguarding in Rugby. The workshops focus on the current Head Injury Assessment protocol, and the future of concussion detection and awareness.


12:00 - Arrivals & Free Lunch

12:30 - Opening Remarks

12:35 - Dr. Marshall Garrett - TBI, CTE and Female Susceptibility. A glimpse behind the Headlines

13:00 - Dr. David Tod - Helping players with Concussion: A Psychologist's Experiences

13:25 - Workshop 1 - Discussing the Head Injury Assessment

14:05 - Break

14:20 - Mrs. Carol Baker - Safeguarding players with Concussion

14:45 - Progressive Rugby - Concussion and the Future of Rugby

15:10 - Workshop 2 – Concussion Detection & Awareness

16:00 - Close

Contact Details

Name Ewan Dean