Table 3

Reported reasons for under-reporting of symptoms of concussion in elite rugby league players in Australia

Reasons for under-reportingN (%)
Always reported125 (82.8%)
Despite symptoms, did not think they were significant3 (2.0%)
Did not want to be ruled out of training or game15 (9.9%)
Did not want to let down coaches or team6 (4.0%)
Did not think symptoms were related to concussion2 (1.3%)