Concussions have become a hot topic in WWE given recent injuries to Dolph Ziggler, Fandango and Tamina Snuka. Dot com posted a new Q&A with Dr. Chris Amann about diagnosing and treating concussions. Below is an excerpt:
WWE.com: How does WWE manage concussions?
Amann: We manage concussions as do other professional sports organizations. The latest guidelines out of Zurich, Switzerland, that were created in 2012 in a consensus statement give us the latest guidelines and expert opinion on how to manage concussions. We use ImPACT Testing and we also use exertion testing.
Exertion testing is a process of getting somebody in the situation of their own sports-specific exertion. For example, with a Superstar, we want to get them in the ring, exert them in the ring and have them do moves and activities similar to what their sport is. We want to see if that provokes any symptoms of a concussion, such as headaches, blurred vision or dizziness.
Below is the link from dot com:
— WWE (@WWE) June 27, 2013