It is recommended that you read through the information relevant to your role in rugby before using the following resources:
Assessment of concussion (PDF 859kb)
Graduated Return to Play (GRTP) (PDF 1.6MB)
Headway Minor Injury Advice (PDF 37KB)
Community Rugby Injury Surveillance Project (2010/11 season report) (PDF 872KB)
Youth Injury Audit Report (PDF 2MB)
RFU Emergency First Aid course
RFU Immediate Care in Sport course
IRB Player Welfare and Concussion advice
Headcase pitchside advice card. Download a printer-friendly version (PDF 3.3MB), or to order free copies of this card please send your name, address and the amount needed to firstname.lastname@example.org
HEADCASE changing room poster (PDF 2.85MB)
HEADCASE printer-friendly poster (PDF 2.78MB)
Take the HEADCASE test
Help raise awareness about concussion in sport by adding one of the following banners to your website.
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The information contained in this site is intended for educational purposes only and is not meant to be a substitute for appropriate medical advice or care. If you believe that you or someone under your care has sustained a concussion we strongly recommend that you contact a qualified health care professional for appropriate diagnosis and treatment. The authors have made responsible efforts to include accurate and timely information. However they make no representations or warranties regarding the accuracy of the information contained and specifically disclaim any liability in connection with the content on this site.