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Concussion

Concussion is a short-term loss of brain function following a head injury. Learn more about the causes, signs and symptoms of concussion.

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Sports concussion linked to long-term brain injury

Concussion in sports such as rugby is linked to long-term brain injury, a LaTrobe University study found. Learn how to spot the signs and symptoms of concussion.

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Brain injuries

Information about brain injuries from leading Australian health organisations, including links to acquired brain injury and concussion.

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Acquired brain injury (ABI)

ABI is the result of damage to your brain, which may occur due to injury at any time during your life. Learn more here.

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HeadCheck app

The HeadCheck App is a concussion app to assist parents, first aiders, trainers and coaches to recognise and manage recovery of concussion in kids. Learn more here.

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Group exercise for beginners

Group exercise is when you train with others for fitness or as a form of physical recreation for fun. Group exercise could be team sport or a fitness class.

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Amnesia

Amnesia is loss of memory that’s usually temporary but can sometimes be permanent. Learn more about its causes and ways to live with amnesia.

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Encephalopathy

An encephalopathy refers to any disturbance of the brain's functioning that leads to problems like confusion and memory loss. Read more here.

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Confusion

Confusion can be temporary, but sometimes it’s a permanent state caused by a medical condition. Here are things you can do to help ease symptoms.

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Head injuries

Head injuries can be serious, even if they’re not visible. Read about the signs and symptoms here.

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