Concussion Education - In the Student-athletes neighborhood
A concussion is a mild traumatic brain injury. Often times the term “head injury” is used, but it is far more accurate to use the term “brain injury” since the brain has been traumatized. This concussion tip card guides everyone from parents to school and athletic staff to recognize concussion symptoms. It explains how to provide the student-athlete with cognitive rest, emotional support, assistance and accommodations in school, and guidelines for safe return to play.