Concussion Information for Athletes

What Is a Concussion?

EDUCATION

A Factsheet for Athletes
http://www.cdc.gov/concussion/pdf/athletes_Eng.pdf

MCH athlete card, MCH reference card and MCH pocket card

Heads Up Concussion
http://www.cdc.gov/concussion/HeadsUp/Training/HeadsUpConcussion.html

NCAA athletes fact sheet
ncaa athletes fact sheet

A Quiz for Coaches, Athletes, and Parents
http://www.cdc.gov/concussion/pdf/quiz_Eng.pdf

Concussions (for teens)
http://kidshealth.org/teen/safety/first_aid/concussions.html

Concussions (for young children)
  http://kidshealth.org/kid/ill_injure/aches/concussion.html

Keeping Quiet Can Keep You Out of the Game (video)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yIqZDbk3M40

SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS

Symptoms

http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/concussion/DS00320/DSECTION=symptoms

Click "Symptoms" from the sidebar.

ASSESSMENT TOOLS

SCAT2: Sport Concussion Assessment Tool 2
SCAT2.pdf

Pocket SCAT2
Pocket_SCAT2.pdf

TREATMENT
http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/concussion/DS00320/DSECTION=treatments-and-drugs

Click "Treatments and drugs" from the sidebar.

POSTERS

Concussion Signs and Symptoms
http://www.cdc.gov/concussion/pdf/Signs_Symptoms_Poster-a.pdf

Concussion: A Must Read for Young Athletes
http://www.cdc.gov/concussion/pdf/Concussion_A-Must_Read_for_Young_Athletes-a.pdf