Tag: <span>concussion</span>

Returning to Play After a Concussion
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Returning to Play After a Concussion

DEFINITION: A concussion is a type of traumatic brain injury (TBI) 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 rapidly back and forth. [Source: CDC] Concussions in any athlete can have serious and long-term health effects, but the...

Feature of the Month: Concussion History
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Feature of the Month: Concussion History

Concussions are a reality for many sports and recreation programs, whether it’s football, hockey, lacrosse, rugby, skateboarding or even hiking. In fact, concussions are the injury that parents are most concerned about when it comes to the safety of their children [Source: Aspen Institute]! Ensuring that athletes are safe when it comes to concussions is...

4 Must-Know Safety Tips for Fall and Winter Sports
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4 Must-Know Safety Tips for Fall and Winter Sports

Fall is a busy time with the return to school and the start of multiple sports seasons. Whether you’re a volunteer coach or the parent of the next Lebron James, Wayne Gretzky or Penny Oleksiak, here are the top four safety tips you need to know to ensure your child is safe playing any sport:...