At least one coach for each team is required to complete this online training. When you begin the test where it asks for your name, include your name and your team name. Print the certificate when the course is completed and put it in the Safety Officers folder by the snack bar. The course is only 30 minutes long and is highly recommended that all coaches complete it.
Take the Heads Up Training Course by Center for Disease Control and Prevention
Concussions are caused by a bump, blow or jolt to the head or by a hit to the body that causes the head and brain to move quickly back and forth. The quick movement can cause the brain to bound around and strike the skull.
Concussions can be a serious injury, especially for children and teenagers. Knowing the signs of concussions and getting them treated can reduce the time it takes to recover and could even save a life.
Signs observed by Coaches or Parents:
Symptoms reported by the child or teen:
Serious symptoms of a concussion:
If any of the serious symptoms are observed, medial attentions should be seen immediately, either by calling 911 or taking the child to the emergency room
Concussion Information Sheet
Concussion Symptoms Flyer