Women’s Football is one of the fastest growing sports in the country, but due to recent and rapid growth there is a lack of clear data on how to evaluate concussion for new participants.
We speak to Beth Winkler, a member of West Brunswick’s inaugural women’s playing squad in 2017, about her experiences while Professor John Olver and The Outer Sanctum’s Nicole Hayes discuss the thin breadth of material available on women’s concussive experiences.
- “Priorities for injury prevention in women’s Australian football: a compilation of national data from different sources [BMJ Open Sport and Exercise Medicine” Lauren V. Fortington & Caroline F. Finch, 15/6/2016]
- “AFL must listen to women and accept that rule change proposal is pure folly” [The Guardian Australia, Kate O’Halloran, 29/3/2018]
- “AFL v AFLW: the battle to build a better women’s league” [The Age, Caroline Wilson, 23/3/2018]