Concussions

 

Concussions can occur while participating in any sport or recreational activity.  Since the circumstances under which a concussion can be sustained are so varied, it's important for all coaches, parents and athletes to be aware of the signs, symptoms and what to do if a concussion occurs - or is suspected.  There are many resources available to assist, below are a few selected items to help.

Remember:  When in doubt, sit them out!

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What is a concussion?

Video from the National Athletic Trainers' Association

Concussion App

Hockey Canada

Pocket Concussion Recognition Tool

Coach.ca

Concussion Guidelines for the Coach/Trainer

Coach.ca

Concussions 101, a Primer for Kids and Parents

YouTube video by DocMikeEvans