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Current projects

FRAmework for MaNaging Concussions in New Zealand Secondary Schools (FRANCS)

This research aims to provide a framework outlining the 'what', 'where', 'who' and 'how' for managing concussion in secondary schools. Using a collaborative approach, we are developing processes in school-based concussion management, stakeholders' (teachers and coaches) awareness of signs and symptoms and importance of medical care, and students' needs for graduated return to learn. To read more about this area of work see our dedicated research page.

Past events

Sports related concussion in kids: what every parent needs to know 2017

This open lecture informed parents of young people and particularly young sportspersons how to recognise a concussion, what to do about it and how to support their kids. It provided practical concussion awareness information relevant to the Dunedin sports and health scene and was attended by parents, players, coaches, teachers, doctors and, sports and school administrators, and students in the health sciences, physical education and sports science.


Coaching Tool Box

Sport concussion in NZ - ACC guidelines

Contact us

For more details about this study please email Associate Professor Gisela Sole

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