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Concussion Prevention for Coaches

As long as there are sports, there will be concussions. We cannot eliminate concussions from sports, but we can reduce the risk as much as possible. Coaches are in a unique position to recognize concussions and to prevent repeat injury.

Concussion prevention tips

Here are 10 tips to consider:


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If you suspect a concussion

Contact your child’s primary care doctor for evaluation.

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If symptoms persist, you can schedule an appointment with
a concussion specialist:

Sports Medicine and Performance Center

Pediatric Trauma Center