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Evaluation of World Rugby's concussion management process: results from Rugby World Cup 2015

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  • Contributors CWF, GWF, SPTK and MR contributed equally to the design, implementation and evaluation of the study. CWF prepared the first draft of the manuscript and all authors contributed to and approved the final manuscript.

  • Funding The study was funded by World Rugby and supported by England Rugby 2015.

  • Competing interests CWF is an independent research consultant providing support to World Rugby. SPTK is the Chief Medical Officer for the Rugby Football Union. MR is the Chief Medical Officer for World Rugby.

  • Ethics approval World Rugby Institutional Ethics Committee.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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Footnotes

  • Contributors CWF, GWF, SPTK and MR contributed equally to the design, implementation and evaluation of the study. CWF prepared the first draft of the manuscript and all authors contributed to and approved the final manuscript.

  • Funding The study was funded by World Rugby and supported by England Rugby 2015.

  • Competing interests CWF is an independent research consultant providing support to World Rugby. SPTK is the Chief Medical Officer for the Rugby Football Union. MR is the Chief Medical Officer for World Rugby.

  • Ethics approval World Rugby Institutional Ethics Committee.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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