Concussions are caused by a bump or blow to the head with or without loss of consciousness, often leading to temporary cognitive symptoms. The potential for concussions is greatest in althetic environments where collisions are common. Concussion can occur, however, in any organized or unorganized sprt or recreational activity. As many as 3.8 million sports and recreation related concussions occur in the United States every year.  There are important things that parents, coaches, and players should know about sports concussions. See our links below for more information:

Signs and Symptoms of Sports Concussions

Sports Concussions Facts Sheet for Coaches

Sports Concussions Facts Sheet for Parents