Concussion Awareness

Concussion is a brain injury that needs to be taken seriously to protect the short and long-term health and welfare of all players. Below you will find information and important links for Concussion Awareness.

Not always a knock-out

If there are any signs leading to the suspicion of concussion, a player should be removed immediately from the field of play pending a full medical assessment (the impact itself may on occasion be considered an indicator even in the absence of any immediate symptoms).

A player suspected of sustaining/having sustained a concussion should not return to play on the same day. Subsequently a satisfactory, supervised return to play protocol must be completed, followed by medical approval, prior to return to play.

If In Doubt, Sit Them Out

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