Concussion

Elite racer turned orthopedic surgeon to conduct extensive concussion and injury study among pro, amateur cyclists

When Tom Boonen crashed heavily on Stage 5 of the 2011 Tour de France, he abandoned two days later, complaining of headache, dizziness, vomiting, and adverse reaction to colors and sounds. The same day he abandoned, Chris Horner crossed the finish line bloodied and in a daze, unaware that he’d crashed 30 minutes earlier and …

Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Giacomo Nizzolo wins the GP Nobili; Milan-San Remo this Sunday; Gerrans delays return, will miss Volta a Catalunya but should be back for Pais Vasco; Earle – Down the track I’d really like to specialise in the one day races; A new brain injury test …

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Cycling and concussion: is it time to stop ignoring the dangers?

In the early kilometres of Sunday’s crash-marred Tour of Flanders Orica-GreenEDGE’s Luke Durbridge got caught behind a pile-up and crashed himself, landing on his back and his head. He was taken to hospital with concussion. Just a couple weeks earlier, at E3 Harelbeke, Durbridge’s Canadian teammate Svein Tuft was involved in a pile-up that saw …

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