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Head injuries need to be taken more seriously

Concerns are being raised that the dangers of concussion are being ignored in Manx sport.

A local sports therapist has called out organisers following an incident in a fell running race.

Last week a runner slipped on a rock and banged his head resulting in a loss of consciousness - he was allowed to continue the race.

Kirry Joughin says if someone loses consciousness they shouldn't be allowed to compete until checked by a medical expert:

However she says ultimately the responsibility lies with the athlete:

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