A brief summary of scientific articles relevant to EMSA is presented here with links to the articles in the Library under Science Articles.
Standards and Helmet Certification
As riding is a popular recreational activity and only a small percentage of all horse related injuries are more severe than other sporting activities; the cost of riding related insurance claims were as expensive as motorcycle injuries and double the expense of field team sports.
A review of the literature on equestrian injuries in New Zealand offers insight and recommendations.
Concussion Clinical Tool Kit
The British Columbia Injury Research and prevention Unit has made a Concussion Clinical Tool Kit available. Guidelines for Physicians, Clinical assessment tools are available as well as parental handouts They promise a Parent/Player/Coach kit and a Educators Tool Kit in 2014