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LARS LIGAMENT SURGERY – WHY ALL THE FUSS?

The use of LARS artificial ligaments to assist with joint stabilisation operations has been in use in certain areas of Europe for over two decades, but has really only been on the radar in Australian sport (especially AFL) since 2008.  … Continue reading

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Dr Peter Larkins Says There’s No Evidence That Concussed Players Need One-Week Rest

(Photo: The Slattery Media Group) Triple M Footy’s Dr Peter Larkins has told The Hot Breakfast there’s no evidence that players who are concussed during a match must not be allowed to play a week later due to health reasons. … Continue reading

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CONCUSSION CONFUSES MORE THAN FOOTBALLERS

CONCUSSION CONFUSES MORE THAN FOOTBALLERS   The sight of any athlete being knocked unconscious and carried from the sports field on a stretcher is sickening to us all. Every season in the AFL (and other sports) we witness major collisions … Continue reading

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Dr Peter Larkins Says Suspended Richmond Rookie Hopeful Travis Casserly Should Not Have Taken Two Sudafed Tablets

Triple M Footy’s Dr Peter Larkins has told The Hot Breakfast on Tuesday that Richmond rookie hopeful Travis Casserly was ill-advised to take two Sudafed tablets during last year’s WAFL Grand Final. Casserly, who was competing for the final spot … Continue reading

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Caffeine Sport Controversy Still Brewing

The issue of AFL players consuming high doses of caffeine supplements to enhance performance has been receiving publicity for almost six weeks now.  I have heard and read a range of comments from high profile players, coaches, doctors, sports scientists … Continue reading

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