Youth and Concussions: Insight on Prevention and Protocol from Athletic Trainer Amanda Khor
What is a concussion and how do they happen?
How common are concussions?
Why have we become so concerned about the effects of concussions over the last few years?
Who is at risk for a concussion?
How do we lower risk for concussions?
How do you know if you have a concussion?
Who is able to diagnosis a concussion on the field?
What should athletes do if they have a concussion?
When can athletes return to play and to regular activities after a concussion? Who can determine when athletes are ready to return to regular activity?
- CDC’s Heads Up program, which offers free resources in English and Spanish.
- American Academy of Neurology Sports Concussion Resources
- National Athletic Trainers Association
- The Brain Injury Research Institute