ERIC Number: ED486066
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2005-Feb
Reference Count: 10
Heads Up: Concussion in High School Sports. Guide for Coaches
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
This guide provides general information to high school sports coaches about concussions. It focuses on the fact that coaches can play a key role in preventing concussions and managing them properly when they occur. The following sections are included: (1) The Facts; (2) Signs and Symptoms; (3) Prevention and Preparation; (4) When a Concussion Occurs; and (5) Communicating Effectively about Concussions.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: High Schools
Audience: Support Staff
Authoring Institution: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (DHHS/PHS), Atlanta, GA.