Concussions in basketball

Dec 06, 2019

In the 2015-2016 season, Yannick Bokolo, a former professional basketball player, suffered a concussion during an official match. In this first episode, he returns to this event (video below). Major problem in contact sports, concussion is a common pathology but also very complex.

This traumatic brain injury is now at the forefront in the sports world because of its potential long terms consequences. Although generally associated with the world of rugby, concussion also exists in basketball.

Since July 1, 2019, a concussion protocol exists in LNB.

 

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