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Dr. Peter Brunker, a member of LASEM, recently spoke with with Rafael Epstein on ABC’s Drive program about watching the moment unfold live on television. Peter Brukner is a former doctor with the Australian Cricket Team and Liverpool Football Club. Listen to the interview here.


Dr Peter Brukner was Cricket Australia’s chief medico when Phillip Hughes was fatally struck by a bouncer in 2014. Dr Brukner says he is amazed that even some batsmen who were on the field that day still refused to wear neck guards on their helmets. Read the full story here.

by Meg Hawke

Blog by: Dr Andrew Schaefer, La Trobe Sport and Exercise Medicine Research Centre   Whether it’s during the Cricket World Cup or an Australian summer, you will more than likely hear of a fast bowler suffering from lower back injury. Fast bowlers young and old know the pain of attempting to bowl a 156g ball…read more