A concussion is a brain injury and should be taken seriously. The Brain Injury Association of North Carolina and BIA of America focus on concussions as a major area of education and awareness.
Click on this video link to learn more about how concussions are being measured in athletes.
Recent legislation will help get education and awareness of concussions into our school systems, coaching and athletic programs. Here are some resources for you to use.
BIANC Training Sessions on concussions & printed resources:
Centers for Disease Control (www.cdc.gov)
Concussion and Mild TBI: What is a Concussion?
Free: Heads up concussion in youth sports online training.
Head’s Up on Concussion free tool kits.
The Mayo Clinic’s Concussion Resource Center
U.S. National Library of Medicine on Concussion