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21 days out: Concussion rules tightened

The AFL has made changes to its concussion protocols ahead of the 2024 season. All footballers playing outside the AFL and AFLW competitions will have to wait 21 days after suffering a concussion before returning to play, under new protocols

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Concussion research approaches in community football

Concussion is an important but challenging problem at all levels of AFL, including community footy. There are a number of tools, devices or “solutions” being offered to community clubs and leagues to help in the diagnosis and management of concussion.

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