Episodes
Technology has given way for better approaches to diagnosing and managing our head injuries. AFL has teamed up with MCRI to produce the Headcheck App. Patrick Clifton from AFL joins Neuropsychologist Professor Vicki Anderson from MCRI to talk about the fantastic features of an app and how to raise community awareness around concussion.
Published 01/09/20
Daniel Harford, the coach of Carlton AFLW joins Neuropsychologist Professor Vicki Anderson from MCRI to help discuss how concussions are handled by high profile athletic company’s such as the AFL, and how the skills development of women in AFL needs to be approached to prevent further injuries.  
Published 01/09/20
It seems concussions have only been in the spotlight as of recently, and it’s never positive. Neuropsychologist Professor Vicki Anderson from MCRI tells us what advancements are being developed to help prevent concussions and how we can begin to reduce the stigma around them.
Published 01/09/20
What do you do when your child is still showing symptoms after 4 weeks? Neuropsychologist Professor Vicki Anderson from MCRI explains what the persisting symptoms group is, how to identify it and what you should do to help manage it.
Published 01/09/20
Learning the symptoms so that you are able to understand how to treat this type of injury is incredibly important. Neuropsychologist Professor Vicki Anderson from MCRI takes us through a deeper understanding of a head knock, whether it counts as serious and what our options are when we know the injury is a head knock.
Published 01/09/20
Concussion has been thrown around as a scary buzz word in the media. But what actually is a concussion and what does it do to our brain? Neuropsychologist Professor Vicki Anderson from MCRI breaks down the anatomy of the brain and what parts are affected by head knocks.
Published 01/09/20
Published 01/09/20
Neuropsychologist Professor Vicki Anderson from the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute helps you understand the impacts of a concussion in your children, and explains the differences in severity of hits to the head. We can into detail on what actually happens to the brain, the steps to help diagnose and manage head injuries and the advancements in future technology.
Published 12/11/19